Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Super Bowl Challenge
Rice, Craig. Rice and Craig both did so for the 49ers.
318. Despite his decent passing day, the Dolphins were beaten easily by Joe Montana and the 49ers.
|During the Raiders first stint in Oakland (1960-1981), who was the team's single Super Bowl leading rusher?||Super Bowls of the Past
Clarence Davis. Davis rushed for 137 yards in Super Bowl XI. Marcus Allen's 191-yard day was with the Los Angeles Raiders.
George Sauer. Sauer recorded 133 yards for the Jets.
|Who were the first two quarterbacks to win Super Bowl MVP awards despite not throwing any touchdown passes?||Super Bowls of the Past
Namath, Dawson. Super Bowls III and IV both witnessed TD less MVPs.
Jim Plunkett. Plunkett threw 4 touchdowns and was never intercepted in his two Super Bowls.
Terry Bradshaw. Bradshaw won back to back MVP's in Super Bowls XIII and XIV for Pittsburgh. Bart Starr of the Packers was the first.
|Before Jerry Rice broke the record for single Super Bowl receiving yards in a game with 215, what player held the record with 193?||Super Bowls of the Past
Ricky Sanders. Sanders got those 193 yards for the Redskins one year before Rice shattered the record.
|Jerry Rice recorded 11 receptions in one Super Bowl, but who was the first player to grab 11 balls in one Super Bowl?||Super Bowls of the Past
Dan Ross. Ross had 11 catches in Super Bowl XVI for the Bengals.
Los Angeles. The paid attendance was 61,946.
|How many yards rushing did Marshall Faulk have in Super Bowl XXXIV?||Tough Super Bowl
17. The Titans stopped Faulk to an average of 1.7 yards per rush.
Andre Rison. Rison caught a 54 yard touchdown pass from Brett Farve early in the game.
|In which Super Bowl did Thurman Thomas gain his most yards rushing?||Tough Super Bowl
Super Bowl XXV. Thurman ran for 135 yards, by far his best Super Bowl performance.
|In Super Bowl XXII the Bronco's first offensive play from scrimmage resulted in _______ ?||Tough Super Bowl
a touchdown. Ricky Nattiel caught a 56 yard John Elway pass for a touchdown.
Roger Craig. Craig ran for one score and caught two Joe Montana passes for touchdowns.
|Which Raider running back caught an 80 yard touchdown pass from Jim Plunkett in Super Bowl XV?||Tough Super Bowl
Kenny King . Kings 80 yard touchdown reception remained a Super Bowl record until Antonio Freeman broke it with an 81 yard touchdown reception in Super Bowl XXXI.
Matt Bahr. Roy Gerela kicked for the Steelers in Super Bowls IX, X, and XIII and retired after Super Bowl XIII.
Matt Snell. Matt Snell scored on a 4 yard run in the second quarter to put the Jets up 7-0.
|Who is the first player in Super Bowl history to return an interception for a touchdown?||Tough Super Bowl
Herb Adderley. Herb Adderley of the Packers intercepted a Daryle Lamonica pass in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl II and ran 60 yards for the score.
|______________ led the Pittsburgh Steelers in receptions and recieving yards with 10 catches for 98 yards in their Super Bowl XXX loss to the Dallas Cowboys?||Tough Super Bowl
Andre Hastings . Andre Hastings game-leading 98 yards receiving on 10 catches was not enough to overcome 3 interceptions thrown by Pittsburgh QB Neil O'Donnell.
|In Super Bowl XXXI the Green Bay Packers defeated the New England Patriots 35-21. Brett Favre's two touchdown passes were the longest plays from scrimmage that day, an 81 yard TD strike to Antonio Freeman and a 54 yard TD pass to ____________?||Tough Super Bowl
Andre Rison . Favre's performance was outstanding, going 14-27 for 246 yards with 2 TD's and 0 int's. But not outstanding enough to win the game MVP. University of Michigan KR Desmond Howard stole the show with a 99 yard Kickoff return for a TD, and 90 yards in Punt Return yardage. Rison would finish the game with 2 catches for 77 yards and 1 TD.
|______________ was the San Diego Chargers starting quarterback in Super Bowl XXIX against the San Francisco 49ers?||Tough Super Bowl
Stan Humphries . Without a doubt the greatest and worst thing that happened to Stan Humphries in his NFL Career. Leading Bobby Ross' Chargers from nowhere to the Super Bowl was an amazing achievment, but getting destroyed 49-26 is why you probably couldn't remember his name.
|The Dallas Cowboys blasted the Buffalo Bills 30-13 in Super Bowl XXVIII. Along with Thurman Thomas, _________ had a game high seven receptions?||Tough Super Bowl
Bill Brooks . Bill Brooks had seven receptions for 63 yards in the game, beating out Michael Irvin and Jay Novacek's 5, Andre Reed and Don Beebe's 6, and matching Thurman Thomas' seven receptions.
|The Denver Bronco's got routed in Super Bowl XXIV by the San Francisco 49ers 55-10. Whose 28 yard reception was the longest pass play of the game for Denver?||Tough Super Bowl
Ricky Nattiel. The San Francisco defense locked down Elway and the Bronco's allowing only 136 yards passing and 64 yards rushing. This compared to Montana's 297 yds and 5 TD's, and the niners combined 144 yards rushing. Elway said it best when he was quoted as saying, "we never had a shot."
1:00 PM Pacific Time. The first Super Bowl was held in Los Angeles, CA and pitted the Green Bay Packers against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Packers would win 35-10.
|Which teams played in the first Super Bowl with an attendance greater than 100,000?||Tough Super Bowl
Raiders & Vikings. Super Bowl XI in 1977 was held in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The Raiders crushed the Vikings 32-14 in front of 103,438 fans.
Orange Bowl, Miami FL. Miami's Orange Bowl has been a favorite location over the years for the Super Bowl. Super Bowl II marked the first time a Super Bowl was played there, but it would not be the last, as four of the first 10 Super Bowl games would be held there.
37. Bart Starr hit Max McGee for the first TD pass in Super Bowl history in the first quarter of Super Bowl I in 1967. Starr would throw 2 TD's to McGee, on his way to becoming the first Super Bowl MVP.
|In terms of yardage, who was the leading running back for the 1981 San Francisco 49ers, the season they won their first Super Bowl?||Super Bowl Sunday Slam : 1
Ricky Patton. Ricky Patton led the 1981 SF 49ers with 543 rushing yards. Running backs Earl Cooper and Bill Ring were also on the roster. The 49ers did not draft Roger Craig until 1983.