- Mike Sando, NFL Insider
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FORT WORTH, Texas -- Close your eyes for a moment after reading this sentence and imagine your favorite NFC West team lining up against the AFC champion Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl.
How would your team's offense measure up, starter for starter, against the one NFC champion Green Bay will face Sunday?
The chart compares NFC West teams' offensive starting lineups against the one Pittsburgh has listed on the official Super Bowl flip card. Doug Legursky will likely replace center Maurkice Pouncey, and injury situations could affect projected NFC West lineups.
I've generally recreated NFC West lineups as they were when each team's season concluded, just to see how offenses from the division might stack up against the one NFC champion Green Bay will encounter Sunday. An NFC West all-star team would produce an overall talent upgrade, but no single NFC West offense prevails in a head-to-head comparison, at least in my view.
For additional perspective, check out how NFC West offenses stacked up one year ago.
Enjoy the imaginary games.
Super Bowl matchup: Steelers vs. the NFC West