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'Road to the Super Bowl' debuts on Super Sunday

One-hour special culled from 1.7 million feet of game film and 400 hours of game audio from 133 coaches and players

TV's longest-running and most-honored annual sports special

How did the Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers advance to Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa Bay? Re-live the journey as only NFL Films can present it on "Road to the Super Bowl" on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1 at 12 p.m. ET on NBC.

"Road to the Super Bowl" begins with Kickoff Weekend and chronicles the 2008 NFL season utilizing NFL Films' signature captivating video and sound from on the field and in the locker room from exclusive player and coach wirings.

"For those who love football, this show is red meat," said NFL Films president Steve Sabol. "No interviews, no talking heads, all action."

The longest-running (39 years, 1969 debut) and most honored (28 Sports Emmys) annual sports special, "Road to the Super Bowl" was culled by NFL Films' producers from more than 1.7 million feet of game footage to 980 feet for the one-hour special. In addition, more than 400 hours of audio were captured from 133 exclusive coach and player on-field wirings.

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