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Super Bowl XXI

 

SCORING
Denver Broncos 10 0 0 10 20
New York Giants 7 2 17 13 39

Den–FG Karlis 48
NY–Mowatt 6 pass from Simms (Allegre kick)
Den–Elway 4 run (Karlis kick)
NY–Safety, Martin tackled Elway in end zone
NY–Bavaro 13 pass from Simms (Allegre kick)
NY–FG Allegre 21
NY–Morris 1 run (Allegre kick)
NY–McConkey 6 pass from Simms (Allegre kick)
Den–FG Karlis 28
NY–Anderson 2 run (kick failed)
Den–V. Johnson 47 pass from Elway (Karlis kick)

STARTING LINEUPS
Denver (AFC) Offense New York (NFC)
Vance Johnson WR Lionel Manuel
Dave Studdard LT Brad Benson
Keith Bishop LG Billy Ard
Bill Bryan C Bart Oates
Mark Cooper RG Chris Godfrey
Ken Lanier RT Karl Nelson
Clarence Kay TE Mark Bavaro
Steve Watson WR Stacy Robinson
John Elway QB Phil Simms
Sammy Winder RB Joe Morris
Gerald Willhite RB Maurice Carthon
  Defense  
Andre Townsend LE George Martin
Greg Kragen NT Jim Burt
Rulon Jones RE Leonard Marshall
Jim Ryan LOLB Carl Banks
Karl Mecklenburg LILB Gary Reasons
Ricky Hunley RILB Harry Carson
Tom Jackson ROLB Lawrence Taylor
Louis Wright LCB Elvis Patterson
Mike Harden RCB Perry Williams
Dennis Smith SS Kenny Hill
Steve Foley FS Herb Welch

Substitutions

Denver Broncos–Offense: K–Rich Karlis. P–Mike Horan. QB–Gary Kubiak. RB–Ken Bell, Gene Lang, Steve Sewell. TE–Joey Hackett, Bobby Micho, Orson Mobley. WR–Mark Jackson, Clint Sampson. G–Mike Freeman. T–Dan Remsberg. Defense: DE–Simon Fletcher, Freddie Gilbert. NT–Tony Colorito. LB–Darren Comeaux, Rick Dennison, Ken Woodard. CB–Mark Haynes, Steve Wilson. S–Tony Lilly, Randy Robbins.

New York Giants–Offense: K–Raul Allegre. P–Sean Landeta. QB–Jeff Rutledge. RB–Ottis Anderson, Tony Galbreath, Lee Rouson. TE–Zeke Mowatt. WR–Bobby Johnson, Phil McConkey, Solomon Miller. G–Damian Johnson. T–William Roberts. C–Brian Johnston. Defense: DE–Eric Dorsey. NT–Erik Howard, Jerome Sally. LB–Andy Headen, Byron Hunt, Thomas Johnson, Robbie Jones. CB–Mark Collins. S–Tom Flynn, Greg Lasker.

Officials

Referee–Jerry Markbreit. Umpire–Bob Boylston. Line Judge–Bob Beeks. Head Linesman–Terry Gierke. Back Judge–Jim Poole. Field Judge–Pat Mallette. Side Judge–Gil Mace.

FINAL TEAM STATISTICS
  Broncos Giants
TOTAL FIRST DOWNS 23 24
Rushing 5 10
Passing 16 13
Penalty 2 1
TOTAL NET YARDAGE 372 399
Total Offensive Plays 64 64
Average Gain per Offensive Play 5.8 6.2
NET YARDS RUSHING 52 136
Total Rushing Plays 19 38
Average Gain per Rushing Play 2.7 3.6
NET YARDS PASSING 320 263
Pass Att.–Comp.–Int. 41–26–1 25–22–0
Times Sacked–Yards Lost 4–32 1–5
Gross Yards Passing 352 268
Avg. Gain per Pass (Incl. Sacks) 7.1 10.1
PUNTS–YARDS 2–82 3–138
Average Distance 41.0 46.0
Had Blocked 0 0
TOTAL RETURN YARDAGE 93 71
Kickoff Returns–Yards 5–84 4–53
Punt Returns–Yards 1–9 1–25
Interception Returns–Yards 0–0 1–(–7)
TOTAL TURNOVERS 1 0
Fumbles–Lost 2–0 0–0
Had Intercepted 1 0
PENALTIES–YARDS 4–28 6–48
TOTAL POINTS SCORED 20 39
Touchdowns Rushing 1 2
Touchdowns Passing 1 3
Touchdowns Returns 0 0
Extra Points 2 4
Field Goals–Attempts 2–4 1–1
Safeties 0 1
THIRD–DOWN EFFICIENCY 7/14 6/12
FOURTH–DOWN EFFICIENCY 0/0 1/2
TIME OF POSSESSION 25:21 34:39

 

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
Denver No. Yds. Avg. Long TD
Elway 6 27 4.5 10 1
Willhite 4 19 4.8 11 0
Sewell 3 4 1.3 12 0
Lang 2 2 1.0 4 0
Winder 4 0 0.0 3 0
N.Y. Giants          
Morris 20 67 3.4 11 1
Simms 3 25 8.3 22 0
Rouson 3 22 7.3 18 0
Galbreath 4 17 4.3 7 0
Carthon 3 4 1.3 2 0
Anderson 2 1 0.5 2t 1
Rutledge 3 0 0.0 2 0

 

PASSING
Denver Att. Comp. Yds. Long TD Int.
Elway 37 22 304 54 1 1
Kubiak 4 4 48 23 0 0
N.Y. Giants            
Simms 25 22 268 44 3 0

 

RECEIVING
Denver No. Yds. Long TD
V. Johnson 5 121 54 1
Willhite 5 39 11 0
Winder 4 34 14 0
M. Jackson 3 51 24 0
Watson 2 54 31 0
Sampson 2 20 11 0
Mobley 2 17 11 0
Sewell 2 12 7 0
Lang 1 4 4 0
N.Y. Giants        
Bavaro 4 51 17 1
Morris 4 20 12 0
Carthon 4 13 7 0
Robinson 3 62 36 0
Manuel 3 43 17 0
McConkey 2 50 44 1
Rouson 1 23 23 0
Mowatt 1 6 6t 1

 

INTERCEPTIONS
Denver No. Yds. Long TD
None        
N.Y. Giants        
Patterson 1 –7 –7 0

 

PUNTING
Denver No. Yds. Avg. TB Long
Horan 2 82 41.0 1 42
N.Y. Giants          
Landeta 3 138 46.0 1 59

 

PUNT RETURNS
Denver No. FC Yds. Long TD
Willhite 1 1 9 9 0
N.Y. Giants          
McConkey 1 1 25 25 0

 

KICKOFF RETURNS
Denver No. Yds. Long TD
Bell 3 48 28 0
Lang 2 36 23 0
N.Y. Giants        
Rouson 3 56 22 0
Flynn 1 –3 –3 0

 

FUMBLES
Denver No. Own Rec. Opp. Rec.
Elway 1 1 0
Bell 1 0 0
Hackett 0 1 0
N.Y. Giants      
None

 

KICKING
Denver XP–A FG–A FG Made FG Missed
Karlis 2–2 2–4 48, 28 23, 24
N.Y. Giants        
Allegre 4–5 1–1 21
 

 

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1986 SUPER BOWL XXI

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Date: January 25, 1987

MVP: Phil Simms

Stadium: Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA

Attendance: 101,063

TV Audience: 122,600,000

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