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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.

Baltimore Ravens 34 San Francisco 49ers 31 February 3, 2013 Super Bowl XLVII was played at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA. The Ravens (14-6), champions of the AFC, and the NFC champion 49ers (13-5-1) played before 71,024 fans in the Superdome and an estimated television audience of 108.4 million people. It was...

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Pittsburgh Steelers 16 Minnesota Vikings 6 January 12, 1975 Super Bowl IX was played at New Orleans’ Tulane Stadium. Chuck Noll’s American Football Conference champion Steelers (13-3-1) faced Bud Grant’s National Football Conference champion Vikings (12-5). The game pitted two of the NFL’s best defenses – Pittsburgh’s “Steel Curtain” against Minnesota’s “Purple People Eaters” –...

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Pittsburgh Steelers 35 Dallas Cowboys 31 January 21, 1979 Super Bowl XIII was at Miami’s Orange Bowl, the last championship to be played there. A sellout crowd of 79,484 watched the game along with an estimated NBC audience of 96.6 million. The AFC champion Steelers (17-2) faced the NFC champion Cowboys (14-5). The game reunited...

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Pittsburgh Steelers 21 Dallas Cowboys 17 January 18, 1976 Super Bowl X was played at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida. One of the classic matchups in Super Bowl history, Chuck Noll’s AFC champion Pittsburgh Steelers (12-2) faced Tom Landry’s NFC champion Dallas Cowboys (10-4). The largest TV audience in history, about 80 million people,...

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Baltimore Colts 16 Dallas Cowboys 13 January 17, 1971 Super Bowl V was at Miami’s Orange Bowl. The AFC champion Colts (11-2-1) faced the NFC champion Cowboys (10-4) in the first championship played on artificial turf. NBC’s broadcast was watched in an estimated 23,980,000 homes, the largest audience then for a one-day sports event. The...

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New York Giants 17 New England Patriots 14 February 3, 2008 Super Bowl XLII was at the University of Phoenix Stadium. The NFC champion Giants (14-6) faced the AFC champion Patriots (18-1). Hailed as one of the NFL’s greatest all-time teams, the Patriots finished 18-0 to become the first undefeated regular season team since the...

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Dallas Cowboys 24 Miami Dolphins 3 January 16, 1972 Super Bowl VI was played at New Orleans’ Tulane Stadium. Tom Landry’s NFC champion Dallas Cowboys (14-3) faced Don Shula’s AFC champion Miami Dolphins (12-4-1). The teams played before 81,023 fans in 39 degree temperature. The CBS telecast was watched in an estimated 27,450,000 homes, the...

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New York Giants 20 Buffalo Bills 19 January 27, 1991 Super Bowl XXV was at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The NFC Champion New York Giants (16-3) faced the AFC champion Buffalo Bills (15-4). Due to the Gulf War, the game was played with patriotic fervor fanned by a spirited singing of “The Star-Spangled Banner”...

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Dallas Cowboys 52 Buffalo Bills 17 January 31, 1993 Super Bowl XXVII was played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The NFC champion Dallas Cowboys (16-3) faced the AFC champion Buffalo Bills (14-6). A record 133,400,000 viewed the NBC broadcast. After struggling through the late 1980s, Dallas returned to prominence and made its first...

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