Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Arizona Cardinals 23 to 27

Sunday, February 1, 2009, Super Bowl

The Cardinals played the Steelers in Super Bowl XLIII on Sunday, February 1, 2009. The Cardinals entered the game with a record of 9-7-0, while the Steelers entered the game with a record of 12-4-0. The Steelers won 27-23 to win Super Bowl XLIII, finishing their championship season with a record of 12-4-0 in the regular season, 3-0 in the playoffs. The Cardinals finished their season 9-7-0 in the regular season, 3-1 in the playoffs. Santonio Holmes was voted as the Super Bowl MVP, the first Super Bowl MVP of his career.


Pittsburgh Steelers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
407 374 33 2 23

Coaches

Head Coach: Ken Whisenhunt Assistant Head Coach: Russ Grimm Offensive Coordinator: Todd Haley Defensive Coordinator: Clancy Pendergast Running Game Coordinator: Russ Grimm Quarterbacks Coach: Jeff Rutledge Wide Receivers Coach: Mike Miller Running Backs Coach: Maurice Carthon Tight Ends Coach: Freddie Kitchens Offensive Quality Control Coach: Dedric Ward Defensive Line Coach: Ron Aiken Linebackers Coach: Matt Raich, Bill Davis Defensive Backs Coach: Teryl Austin Assistant Secondary Coach: Rick Courtright Defensive Assistant Coach: Matt Raich Defensive Quality Control Coach: Rick Courtright Special Teams Coach: Kevin Spencer Staff Assistant: Pete Alosi Strength and Conditioning Coach: John Lott Director of Player Personnel: Steve Keim Personnel Executive: Jason Licht Scout: Mike Boni Area Scout: Dru Grigson Western Regional Scout: Malik Boyd Head Athletic Trainer: Tom Reed Assistant Athletic Trainer: Jeff Herndon


Arizona Cardinals offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
292 234 58 1 20

Coaches

Head Coach: Mike Tomlin Assistant Head Coach: John Mitchell Offensive Coordinator: Bruce Arians Defensive Coordinator: Dick LeBeau Quarterbacks Coach: Ken Anderson Wide Receivers Coach: Randy Fichtner Offensive Line Coach: Larry Zierlein Running Backs Coach: Kirby Wilson Tight Ends Coach: James Daniel Offensive Assistant Coach: Harold Goodwin Defensive Line Coach: John Mitchell Linebackers Coach: Keith Butler Defensive Backs Coach: Ray Horton Defensive Assistant Coach: Lou Spanos Special Teams Coach: Bob Ligashesky Assistant Special Teams Coach: Amos Jones Strength and Conditioning Coordinator: Garrett Giemont Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Marcel Pastoor Conditioning Assistant Coach: Marcel Pastoor Director of Football Operations: Kevin Colbert Player Development: Ray Jackson Administrative Assistant: Chrissy Bulger, Mia Daudet Assistant Athletic Trainer: Ryan Grove Player Personnel Intern: Luke Palko