Pregame starts at noon ET

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I’m here in the NBC compound at Lucas Oil Stadium, getting ready for a quick segment in the pregame and then the marathon live chat on and the Super Bowl XLVI halftime show on with Randy Moss.

Followed at 7:00 a.m. ET tomorrow by a two-hour edition of NBC SportsTalk with Liam McHugh, Peter King, and possibly Rodney Harrison.

It’s been an exciting day so far, with the usual crew hanging out in the oversized collection of tables and cubicles and couches and big-screen TVs.  And we’re happy to be joined today by Super Bowl XLV MVP and 2011 NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers and Super Bowl XL MVP Hines Ward, who’ll be with Bob Costas throughout the coming six-hour extravaganza.

Both guys are looking good in a different kind of uniform.  Based on Saturday’s rehearsal, they’ll each do a great job today, even though it’ll be very different for Hines to be on TV and not be dancing.