Special Sub-Topic: Super Bowl Anagram
|The first Super Bowl pitted the Green Bay Packers against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Packers won Super Bowl I by a score of 35-10. Which quarterback raised the START BARR by throwing the first touchdown in Super Bowl history?|
Bart Starr. Max McGee reeled in the 37-yard pass from Bart Starr in the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Chiefs' Curtis McClinton took in the second touchdown of the game, receiving a seven-yard toss from Len Dawson. Jim Taylor of the Packers led all rushers, running for 56 yards in the game. The Packers would also go on to win Super Bowl II against Oakland, 33-14.
|In Super Bowl XXXI, which defensive lineman that had EGG WHITE IRE, set a record for sacking Drew Bledsoe three times in the game?
Reggie White. For the first time in 29 seasons, the Green Bay Packers were once again Super Bowl champions. As the story went, Brett Favre hit Andre Rison with a 54-yard touchdown on the Packers' second play from scrimmage. It was all downhill from there, including Desmond Howard's 99-yard kickoff return. It was not a good day for Drew Bledsoe or New England, with his three sackings from Mr. White, he also threw four interceptions in the game. Green Bay defeated the Patriots 35-21.
|In the first 40 Super Bowls, only two teams were able to put over 50 points on the scoreboard in a game. Dallas did it in XXVII with a 52-17 blowout against the Bills. Who was the first team in Super Bowl history that had A SONAR FCC SIN, to put 50 points on the board?|
San Francisco. After winning Super Bowl XXIII against the Bengals, the 49ers topped it all off in XXIV against the Denver Broncos, putting them down in a 55-10 victory. Behind five touchdown passes thrown by Joe Montana, the Broncos couldn't put anything together. Montana also set a record for throwing 13 consecutive completions in the game. San Francisco led 41-10 by the end of the third quarter. The 49ers controlled the ball 39:31 to Denver's 20:29.
|Who said to SHIM MY MITT? I didn't play baseball. I installed rockets on my shoes, and was still the only running back even in the first 40 Super Bowls to rush for over 200 yards in the big game. I even did this as a rookie. Who am I?|
Timmy Smith. Smith was a rookie in 1987 with the Redskins, and rushed for only 126 yards in the season without even scoring a touchdown. In Super Bowl XXII against Denver, the rockets were released as Smith rushed for a record 204 yards. The Redskins defeated the Broncos 42-10, but it was an uphill battle. On Denver's first play from scrimmage, John Elway hit Ricky Nattiel with a 56-yard touchdown pass. Four minutes later, Rick Karliss kicked a field goal and Washington was already down 10-0. Quarterback Doug Williams would guide the Redskins back into the game, and by halftime it was Redskins 35, Broncos 10. The game would end 42-10. In 1988, Timmy Smith rushed for 470 yards, then retired. He came back with Dallas in 1990, rushing for only six yards, then retired for good.
|Being without any MIDSHIPMAN OIL, who was the first team to go to a Super Bowl, and go home dry without scoring a touchdown?|
Miami Dolphins. In Super Bowl VI, Jan 1972, the Cowboys embarrassed the Dolphins 24-3, with Miami's lone score coming from a Garo Yepremian 31-yard field goal in the second quarter. The Cowboys rushed for 252 yards compared to the Dophins' 80. Dallas also compiled 23 first downs to the Dolphins' 10. Miami would show the world how good they were, and came back in the 1972 season in perfect fashion all the way to Super Bowl VII against Washington.
|Apparently, I went into the big game of Super Bowl XXXVII, NON ARCHING, and was the first quarterback to throw five interceptions in a Super Bowl. Which Raider quarterback was I?|
Rich Gannon. On January 26, 2003, Rich Gannon of the Raiders gave up five to Tampa Bay in Super Bowl XXXVII. They also gave the Buccaneers the game, 48-21. Tampa Bay compiled 24 first downs, compared to Oakland's 11 who couldn't move the ball down the field. The five interceptions resulted in 172 yards for Tampa Bay.
|We would have rather had the newspaper headlines read, "AGNES VOMITS IN INK", instead of us being the first team to lose four Super Bowls. Which team are we?|
Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings were the first team to lose four Super Bowls, before any other team had lost even three. Minnesota lost IV to Kansas City, VIII to Miami, IX to the Steelers, then XI to the Oakland Raiders. In those four Super Bowls, the Vikings managed only 34 total points.
|I came from an OLD RANCH DEN, and I brought my "green" leg to Super Bowl II to kick four field goals and help defeat the Oakland Raiders. Who am I?|
Don Chandler. It was the Green Bay Packers' Don Chandler in Super Bowl II, the second consecutive big game for the Packers. His four field goals came within the first three quarters, as the Packers defeated the Raiders 33-14. Bart Starr was the MVP of the game, going 13-24 for 162 yards and one touchdown to Boyd Dowler. Cornerback Herb Atterly put the icing on the cake for Green Bay with his 60-yard interception return from Oakland's Daryle Lamonica's arm.
|We didn't need our MAID PHIL SIMON to get to a Super Bowl. We were the first team to appear in three consecutive Super Bowls. Who are we?|
Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins appeared in VI, VII, and VIII. Under head coach Don Shula, quarterback Bob Griese, running back Larry Csonka, and wide receiver Paul Warfield, the Dolphins lost Super Bowl VI to Dallas, then in a perfect 1972 season, won it all over the Redskins. They also won Super Bowl VIII against the Vikings.
|We would have been better off trying to pluck BASIL OFF BULL, instead of going to four consecutive Super Bowls and losing them all under head coach Marv Levy. Who are we?|
Buffalo Bills. The 1990 decade seemingly belonged to the Bills, but they just couldn't pull off a win in the big game. After their 13-3 season, they lost 20-19 to the Giants in Super Bowl XXV. The following season they went 13-3 again, but lost to the Redskins. Their third consecutive Super Bowl saw them lose to the Cowboys, 52-17. Their fourth was against the Cowboys again, 30-13, after going 12-4 in the season. Levy coached the Bills from 1986-1997.
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