When the American Football League and the National Football League decided to play nice with each other and agreed to a merger, they set into motion a national pastime and enacted a new, de facto American holiday.
Facts and Links
Super Bowl XXIII Montana to Taylor - Joe Montana fires to John Taylor for the latest game-winning TD in Super Bowl history as the 49ers beat the Bengals, 20-16.
Super Bowl XXXIV - The Titans Kevin Dyson stretched out for the end zone as time expired but was just short.
Super Bowl II - The Packers carry Vince Lombardi off the field after he wins his final game as Packers coach.
Super Bowl III Namath's Prediction - Three days before the game, Jets QB Joe Namath declares, despite being 18-point underdogs to the Colts, "We're going to win Sunday. I guarantee it." The Jets do win and Namath's legacy is created.
Super Bowl Host - Miami has hosted the Super Bowl the most at 10 times
Super Bowl Wins - Pittsburgh has won the most Super Bowls at 6 times
Super Bowl Loses - Minnesota, Buffalo and Denver have lost the most Super Bowls at 4 times. Buffalo lost 4 times in a row.
Player & Coach - Mike Ditka, Tom Flores, and Tony Dungy have all won a Super Bowl both as a player and a coach.