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SUMMARY OF PAST SUPER BOWLS



Published: Fri, February 1, 2002 @ 12:00 a.m.



Super Bowl I

Jan. 15, 1967

At Los Angeles--61,946

Kansas City01000--10

Green Bay77147--35

Behind the passing of Bart Starr, the receiving of Max McGee and a key interception by All-Pro safety Willie Wood, Green Bay broke open a tight game with three second-half touchdowns.

Super Bowl II

Jan. 14, 1968

At Miami--75,546

Green Bay313107--33

Oakland0707--14

After winning its third consecutive NFL Championship, Green Bay captured its second straight Super Bowl in a game that drew the first $3 million gate in football history. Bart Starr was again chosen the game's most valuable player as he completed 13 of 24 passes for 202 yards.

Super Bowl III

Jan. 12, 1969

At Miami--75,377

New York Jets0763--16

Baltimore0007--7

Despite the fact that the Colts were coming into the game as 17-point favorites, Jet quarterback Joe Namath "guaranteed" victory on the Thursday before the game. He then went out and led the AFL to its first Super Bowl victory over a Baltimore team that had lost only once in 16 games all season.

Super Bowl IV

Jan. 11, 1970

At New Orleans--80,562

Minnesota0070--7

Kansas City31370--23

The AFL squared the Super Bowl with the NFL at two games apiece. The Chiefs built a 16-0 halftime lead behind Len Dawson's superb quarterbacking and Jan Stenerud's three field goals.

Super Bowl V

Jan. 17, 1971

At Miami--79,204

Baltimore06010--16

Dallas31000--13

The first Super Bowl under the new merger of the NFL and AFL ended in high drama but only after both teams suffered through 60 minutes of turnovers. The Colts fumbled five times (losing three) and suffered three interceptions. The Cowboys lost one fumble and also threw three interceptions.

Super Bowl VI

Jan. 16, 1972

At New Orleans--81,023

Dallas3777--24

Miami0300--3

After a near-miss in Super Bowl V, the Cowboys thoroughly dominated the Dolphins. Led by Duane Thomas, the Cowboys used a punishing ground attack in setting a Super Bowl record of 252 yards rushing.

Super Bowl VII

Jan. 14, 1973

At Los Angeles--90,182

Miami7700--14

Washington0007--7

Miami went 14-0 in the regular season, but struggled in its two playoff wins over Cleveland (20-14) and Pittsburgh (21-17). Washington was 11-3 during the regular season and posted impressive playoff wins over Green Bay (16-3) and Dallas (26-3).

Super Bowl VIII

Jan. 13, 1974

At Houston--71,882

Minnesota0007--7

Miami14370--24

The Dolphins made it two Super Bowl wins in a row in their third straight Super Bowl appearance.

Super Bowl IX

Jan. 12, 1975

At New Orleans--80,997

Pittsburgh0277--16

Minnesota0006--6

The Pittsburgh Steelers totally shut down Minnesota's offense to hand the Vikings their third Super Bowl defeat.

Super Bowl X

Jan. 18, 1976

At Miami--80,187

Dallas7307--17

Pittsburgh70014--21

The Steelers won the Super Bowl for the second consecutive year on Terry Bradshaw's 64-yard touchdown pass to Lynn Swann and an aggressive defense that snuffed out a late rally by the Cowboys.

Super Bowl XI

Jan. 9, 1977

At Pasadena, Calif.--103,438

Oakland016313--32

Minnesota0077--14

The Raiders won their first NFL Championship and the Vikings dropped their fourth Super Bowl.

Super Bowl XII

Jan. 15, 1978

At New Orleans--75,583

Dallas10377--27

Denver00100--10

The Dallas Cowboys evened their Super Bowl record at 2-2 by taking advantage of eight Bronco turnovers. Dallas converted two interceptions into 10 points and Efren Herrera added a 35-yard field goal for a 13-0 halftime advantage.

Super Bowl XIII

Jan. 21, 1979

At Miami--79,484

Pittsburgh714014--35

Dallas77314--31

Terry Bradshaw threw four touchdown passes to lead the Steelers to their third Super Bowl win. Bradshaw, voted the game's most valuable player, completed 17 of 30 passes for 318 yards breaking Bart Starr's record of 250 yards' passing by halftime.

Super Bowl XIV

Jan. 20, 1980

At Pasadena, Calif.--103,985

Los Angeles7660--19

Pittsburgh37714--31

Terry Bradshaw completed 14 of 21 passes for 309 yards and set two passing records as the Steelers became the first team to win four Super Bowls.

Super Bowl XV

Jan. 25, 1981

At New Orleans--76,135

Oakland140103--27

Philadelphia0307--10

Jim Plunkett's two first-quarter touchdown passes, including a Super Bowl-record 80-yard strike to running back Kenny King, led the Raiders to a 27-10 victory over the Eagles.

Super Bowl XVI

Jan. 24, 1982

At Pontiac, Mich.--81,270

San Francisco71360--26

Cincinnati00714--21

Ray Wersching kicked a Super Bowl record-tying four field goals to help lift the 49ers to their first NFL Championship with a 26-21 win over the Bengals.

Super Bowl XVII

Jan. 30, 1983

At Pasadena, Calif.--103,667

Miami71000--17

Washington010314--27

Fullback John Riggins churned out a Super Bowl-record 166 yards on 38 carries to spark the Redskins to a come-from-behind, 27-17 win over the Dolphins.

Super Bowl XVIII

Jan. 22, 1984

At Tampa, Fla.--72,920

Washington0360--9

Los Angeles714143--38

Marcus Allen rushed for a Super Bowl-record 191 yards on 20 carries and scored two touchdowns as the Raiders trounced the Redskins, 38-9.

Super Bowl XIX

Jan. 20, 1985

At Palo Alto, Calif.--84,059

Miami10600--16

San Francisco721100--38

Joe Montana completed 24 of 35 passes and threw for a Super Bowl record 331 yards and three touchdowns and rushed five times for 59 yards and a touchdown. Running back Roger Craig caught two of Montana's touchdown passes and ran for another to set a Super Bowl record.

Super Bowl XX

Jan. 26, 1986

At New Orleans--73,818

Chicago1310212--46

New England3007--10

The Chicago Bears won their first NFL Championship since 1963 by setting a Super Bowl-record for points scored in defeating the Patriots 46-10. The NFC Champions, who won by the largest margain in Super Bowl history, broke the old record for points in a game set by San Francisco and the Los Angeles Raiders in the previous two Super Bowls.

Super Bowl XXI

Jan. 25, 1987

At Pasadena, Calif.--101,063

Denver100010--20

N.Y. Giants721713--39

Phil Simms led the New York Giants to a 30-point second half to beat the Denver Broncos, winning their first Super Bowl and first NFL championship in 30 years.

Super Bowl XXII

Jan. 31, 1988

At San Diego--73,302

Washington03507--42

Denver10000--10

The Washington Redskins, with the greatest quarter in NFL playoff history, scored 35 points in the second quarter to overcome a 10-0 deficit and win its second NFL championship.

Super Bowl XXIII

Jan. 22, 1989

At Miami--75,129

Cincinnati03103--16

San Francisco30314--20

San Francisco captured its third Super Bowl of the 1980s and became the first NFC team to win three Super Bowls. The 49ers outgained the Bengals 454 to 229, but found themselves trailing late in the game. Jim Breech's 40-yard field goal, with 3:20 remaining in the game, gave Cincinnati a 16-13 lead.

Super Bowl XXIV

Jan. 28, 1990

At New Orleans--72,919

San Francisco13141414--55

Denver3073--10

The San Francisco 49ers routed the Denver Broncos 55-10 in the most lopsided Super Bowl victory ever.

The 49ers' became the first repeat NFL champion in a decade and tied the Pittsburgh Steelers as a pinnacle of Super Bowl perfection with four wins in four tries. The Broncos, on the other hand, lost their fourth Super Bowl.

Super Bowl XXV

Jan. 27, 1991

At Tampa, Fla.--73,813

Buffalo3907--19

N.Y. Giants3773--20

The New York Giants survived the closest Super Bowl ever when Scott Norwood's 47-yard field goal attempt went wide right with 8 seconds left in the game.

The Giants won their second Super Bowl in five years with a ball-control offense as they had possession for 40:33, a Super Bowl record. Fourteen of New York's 73 plays came on its initial drive of the third quarter that covered 75 yards and a Super Bowl record 9:39 before running back Ottis Anderson scored on one-yard run. Anderson's touchdown gave the Giants a 17-12 lead.

Super Bowl XXVI

Jan. 26, 1992

At Minneapolis--63,130

Washington017146--37

Buffalo001014--24

Mark Rypien, the game's most valuable player, passed for 292 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Redskins to their third Super Bowl title.

Super Bowl XXVII

Jan. 31, 1993

At Pasadena, Calif.--98,374

Buffalo7370--17

Dallas1414321--52

Troy Aikman threw four touchdowns passes and Emmitt Smith rushed for 108 yards, and the Cowboys converted nine turnovers into 35 points.

Super Bowl XXVIII

Jan. 30, 1994

At Atlanta--72,817

Dallas601410--30

Buffalo31000--13

Emmitt Smith rushed for 132 yards and two second-half touchdowns to lead the Cowboys to their second straight NFL title and give the Bills a record four consecutive Super Bowl losses.

Super Bowl XXIX

Jan. 29, 1995

At Miami--74,107

San Diego7388--26

San Francisco1414147--49

Steve Young threw for a record six touchdowns passes, and the 49ers became the first team to win five Super Bowls. Young, the game's MVP, completed 24 of 36 passes for 325 yards.

Super Bowl XXX

Jan. 28, 1996

At Tempe, Ariz.--76,347

Dallas10377--27

Pittsburgh07010--17

The Cowboys won their third Super Bowl in four seasons behind the heroics of cornerback Larry Brown.

When it was 13-7 midway through the third quarter, Brown grabbed an errant pass by Neil O'Donnell, who was high and outside most of the day, and returned it 44 yards. That set up a 1-yard TD run by Emmitt Smith.

After Pittsburgh closed to within 20-17 with the help of an onside kick that clearly surprised the Cowboys, Brown came through again. With four minutes left and Pittsburgh threatening, Brown grabbed another pass and took it back 33 yards to set up a 4-yard TD run by Smith.

Super Bowl XXXI

Jan. 26, 1997

At New Orleans--72,301

New England14070--21

Green Bay101780--35

Brett Favre threw two touchdown passes and ran for one as the Packers won their first Super Bowl in 29 years. The big play was Desmond Howard's 99-yard kickoff return in the third quarter. Howard, the most valuable player, set a Super Bowl record with 244 total return yards.

Super Bowl XXXII

Jan. 25, 1998

At San Diego--68,912

Green Bay7737--24

Denver71077--31

Terrell Davis rushed for 157 yards and a record three touchdowns to lead the Broncos to their first NFL title and break the NFC's streak of 13 consecutive Super Bowl victories.

Super Bowl XXXII

Jan. 31, 1999

At Miami--74,803

Denver710017--34

Atlanta33013--19

After going 0-3 in Super Bowls in his first 14 seasons, John Elway won for the second straight season. Elway completed 18 of 29 passes for 336 yards and won his first MVP trophy in five starts, a record for a quarterback.

Super Bowl XXXIV

Jan. 30, 2000

At Atlanta--72,625

St. Louis3677--23

Tennessee00610--16

The St. Louis Rams rediscovered their offensive firepower just in time, and the Tennessee Titans came up just 1 yard short. Kurt Warner's 73-yard touchdown pass to Isaac Bruce with 1 minute, and 54 seconds left, gave the Rams their first Super Bowl.

Super Bowl XXXV

Jan. 28, 2001

At Tampa, Fla.--71,921

Baltimore731410--34

N.Y. Giants0070--7

Baltimore, led by Ray Lewis, intercepted four Kerry Collins passes and held New York to 152 yards of offense. So effective was Baltimore's defense that the New York offense never got inside the Ravens 29.




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