Super Bowl Notebook: Tramon Williams Made the Big Plays

February 11, 2011

Feb 7, 2011 | Mike Sherman | newsok.com

Until the postseason, Green Bay Packers cornerback Tramon Williams was the guy who played opposite Charles Woodson, the guy opposing teams threw at if they wanted a chance to win.

But when Woodson went down with a broken collarbone, it was up to Williams to make the big plays — just like he has throughout the playoffs.

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was a natural for MVP of Super Bowl 45. He threw lasers all over Cowboys Stadium Sunday night, three going for touchdowns in Green Bay’s 31-25 triumph over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Rodgers, by the way, now has as many Super Bowl rings as Brett Favre.

None of that would have been possible, however, if not for Williams and his bookend big plays.

One saved the Packers a catastrophic start. The other clinched the victory.

The clincher you’ll see on all the highlights. With Pittsburgh facing fourth-and-5 at its 33 and 56 seconds left, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw high to Mike Wallace. Wallace got both hands on the ball. Williams got one, and that was enough to bat the ball away. The Steelers, who spent the whole game digging out after landing in a 14-0 first-quarter hole, were finished.

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  1. LADONNA SANDERS - March 2, 2011 3:07 am


  2. Marci johnson - March 8, 2011 4:06 am

    Tramon you are definitely an inspiring man. Proof that dreams do come true. It’s good to see you made such a great use of your talent. I knew you were destined for greatness when I watched you in track and you won every event you were in! You have such a beautiful family. I love to see such a strong woman on side a strong man. Y’all are a powerful couple. Anyways I wish the best of luck to your future and hope to watch you for many years to come!!

  3. JD Williams - March 29, 2011 6:41 pm

    I have a BIG picture of the play i call “4th and 5”. You are going to dominate this decade in shuting down WR. GO PACK GO!!!


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