D'Brickashaw Ferguson, Jets: Steelers by a field goal
"They know how to win, and they stopped us from reaching our goal. They're a good enough team; offense, defense, and Big Ben is a problem. And (Rashard) Mendenhall is an excellent back. As far as defense is concerned, they have a smart defense that knows how to execute. That's going to make the difference. I'll take the Steelers by a field goal."
Marcedes Lewis, Jaguars: Packers 28, Steelers 21
"I'm an Aaron Rodgers fan. I feel like he's one of the best quarterbacks in this league and at the top of his game right now. If they establish that run game just enough to keep the Steelers'defense honest and he's doing what he's doing and making the decisions that he's been making, it might be the Packers. The Steelers got a great defense, and with Ben Roethlisberger and the way he's been leading. It's gonna be a great game."
Roddy White, Falcons: Steelers' D paves way
Tony Gonzalez, Falcons: Hard choice to make
"I like Green Bay, the way they're playing right now. But Pittsburgh's got that good defense. If I had to pick one, it's a hard choice, but I'd take Green Bay. They win by a field goal at the end."
Antrel Rolle, Giants: Experience trumps talent
Joe Thomas, Browns: More defense than you think
"It's going to be a great game. I think everybody is excited about the two teams -- two of the oldest franchises with two of the most loyal fan bases. It's going to be exciting to see what happens. It's going to be low scoring, I think. I don't know who's going to win, but I think it's going to be a lot more defense than you think."
Dwayne Bowe, Chiefs: Packers 24, Steelers 21
Terrell Suggs, Ravens: Expect a 'thriller'
"I think it's a terrible game for the simple fact that the Baltimore Ravens aren't in it. We had every opportunity in the world to play in it, and we let it go. But all jokes aside, it's going to be fun. I don't know what's going to happen. There's pros and cons to both teams. I'm not going to give you my prediction, but it's going to be a thriller."