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2011 Super Bowl: Rashard Mendenhall's Fumble Costly As Aaron Rodgers Leads Packers to Another Score

Rashard Mendenhall was playing a huge game before this and Clay Matthews had been very quiet, but that all changed with the first play in the fourth quarter, in which Matthews forced a fumble by Mendenhall.

The Packers are now driving down the field – Aaron Rodgers have targeted Jordy Nelson about a million times and been rewarded with several drops, but this time Rodgers connected with Nelson for a pass in which Nelson got about 30 yards after the catch, leading the Packers inside the ten yard line. Rodgers then hit Greg Jennings wide open in the corner of the end zone, and now Green Bay is up 28-17. The Steelers will need two scores in the next 12 minutes to pull this one off.

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