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Super Bowl Facts

Looking for basic facts and statistics about previous Super Bowls? You’ll find concise information on every Super Bowl since the first one in 1967 when the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs. These articles include dates, stats, game info, player info, news about the NFL from each year, and a bit of trivia on what was happening in the world on each Super Bowl Sunday.

Washington Redskins 42 Denver Broncos 10 January 31, 1988 Super Bowl XXII was at San Diego’s Jack Murphy Stadium before a sellout crowd of 73,302. The NFC champion Redskins (14-4) faced the AFC champion Broncos (12-5-1). 115 million watched the game on ABC and 13.7 million listened on CBS radio. Washington’s Doug Williams was the...

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New York Giants 39 Denver Broncos 20 January 25, 1987 Super Bowl XXI was played at the Rose Bowl. The NFC champion Giants (17-2) faced the AFC champion Broncos (13-6) before a sellout crowd of 101,063. The CBS broadcast was watched by 122.64-million. The game was watched in 55 countries and a record 10.1 million...

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Pittsburgh Steelers 21 Seattle Seahawks 10 February 5, 2006 Super Bowl XL was at Detroit’s Ford Field. The AFC champion Steelers (15-5) faced the NFC champion Seahawks (15-4). 141.1 million watched the game, the second largest TV audience. The Steelers defeated the No. 1, 2, and 3 AFC seeds to return to their first Super...

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San Francisco 49ers 55 Denver Broncos 10 January 28, 1990 Super Bowl XXIV was at the Louisiana Superdome. The NFC champion 49ers (17-2) faced the AFC champion Broncos (13-6). The 49ers entered the game, seeking their second consecutive Super Bowl win. Denver sought to avoid becoming the second team after Minnesota to lose four Super...

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Denver Broncos 31 Green Bay Packers 24 January 25, 1998 Super Bowl XXXII was at San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium. The game tied XXVII for the third-largest TV audience with 133.4 million viewers. The AFC champion Denver Broncos (16-4) faced the NFC champion Green Bay Packers (15-4). On the opening drive, Green Bay advanced 76 yards...

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New England Patriots 24 Philadelphia Eagles 21 February 6, 2005 Super Bowl XXXIX was at Jacksonville’s Alltel Stadium. The AFC champion Patriots (17-2) faced the NFC champion Eagles (15-4). The Patriots sought to become a dynasty. After 3 consecutive NFC Championship defeats, Philadelphia returned to its first Super Bowl since 1981. Philadelphia went on an...

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St. Louis Rams 23 Tennessee Titans 16 January 30, 2000 Super Bowl XXXIV was at the Georgia Dome. The NFC champion St. Louis Rams (16-3) faced the AFC champion Tennessee Titans (16-4). The game was watched by 130.7 million, the fifth most-watched program in TV history. On the opening drive, Rams holder Mike Horan fumbled...

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Dallas Cowboys 27 Denver Broncos 10 January 15, 1978 Super Bowl XII was played at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana before a crowd of sellout 75,804. It was the first championship played inside a domed stadium. The CBS telecast was watched by over 102 million people, more viewers than any other type of...

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