Super Bowl VII, Jan. 14, 1973 - Don Shula
The Miami Dolphins carry head coach Don Shula off the field after defeating the Washington Redskins 14-7. The win capped off the Dolphins' undefeated season, still unmatched in NFL history, and gave Shula his first Super Bowl victory after losing Super Bowls III and VI.
Super Bowl XX, Jan. 26, 1986 - Reggie Phillips
Chicago Bears defensive back Reggie Phillips raises his arms after returning an interception 28 yards for a touchdown against the New England Patriots. The Bears' innovative 46 defense dominated the game, registering seven sacks and allowing just seven rushing yards in the 46-10 win, while directly putting nine points on the board.
Super Bowl XXIX, Jan. 29, 1995 - Jerry Rice
With safeties Stanley Richard and Darren Carrington on his tail, Jerry Rice races to the end zone for the opening score of the game. The San Francisco 49ers wide receiver's 44-yard touchdown grab set the record for the fastest touchdown to open a Super Bowl and set the tone for San Francisco's 49-26 win over the San Diego Chargers.
Super Bowl XXXVI, Feb. 3, 2002 - Adam Vinatieri
Kicker Adam Vinatieri knocks through a game-winning field as the Patriots stun the St. Louis Rams 20-17. Vinatieri's 48-yarder as time expired came after quarterback Tom Brady led the Patriots down the field with 1:30 left and no timeouts.
Super Bowl XXXIII, Jan. 31, 1999 - John Elway
Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway stiff arms an Atlanta Falcons defender on a scramble. The 38-year-old Elway became the oldest player to be named Super Bowl MVP, throwing for 336 yards and a touchdown and rushing for another score in Denver's 34-19 win, the final game of Elway's career.
Super Bowl XLIV, Feb. 7, 2010 - Drew Brees
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees holds his son Bayler after the Saints' 31-17 win over the Indianapolis Colts. The victory was the first Super Bowl title for New Orleans and came just four years after Hurricane Katrina decimated the city and forced the Saints out of the Superdome for a year.
Super Bowl XXXI, Jan. 26, 1997 - Brett Favre
Brett Favre raises his helmet in celebration after throwing a 54-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Andre Rison in the first quarter. The Green Bay Packers quarterback completed 14 of 27 passes for 246 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for another touchdown in the 35-21 triumph.
Super Bowl III, Jan. 12, 1969 - Joe Namath
A relaxed Joe Namath chats poolside with the media before his big matchup with the Baltimore Colts. The New York Jets quarterback made headlines when he guaranteed a Jets win despite the AFL's 0-2 record in the first two Super Bowls.
Super Bowl XXV, Jan. 27, 1991 - Scott Norwood
Buffalo Bills kicker Scott Norwood sends his game-winning field goal attempt wide right, securing the New York Giants' 20-19 victory.
Super Bowl XXXIV, Jan. 30, 2000 - Kevin Dyson
Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kevin Dyson was already down at the one before he stretched the ball into the end zone on the final play of a game that his team lost 23-16. At the 10-yard line with six seconds remaining, the Titans tried to reach the end zone, but St. Louis linebacker Mike Jones' tackle kept Dyson short.
Super Bowl XLII, Feb. 3, 2008 - David Tyree
New York Giants wide receiver David Tyree somehow manages to hang on to the catch by pinning the ball against his helmet as New England Patriots safety Rodney Harrison hits him late in the fourth quarter. Tyree also caught a touchdown pass earlier in the fourth quarter that helped the Giants to their 17-14 victory.
Super Bowl II, Jan. 14, 1968 - Vince Lombardi
Jerry Kramer and a Green Bay Packers teammate carry head coach Vince Lombardi off the field after the Packers' 33-14 win over the Oakland Raiders. The victory, Green Bay's second straight Super Bowl triumph, was Lombardi's final game as the Packers' coach.
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