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Posted: January 13, 1975

Super Bowl IX
Pittsburgh 16, Minnesota 6

SuperBowl.com wire reports

Tulane Stadium
New Orleans, Louisiana
January 12, 1975
Attendance: 80,997
MVP: Franco Harris,RB, Pittsburgh

SCORING
  1 2 3 4 OT T
Pittsburgh 0 2 7 7   16
Minnesota 0 0 0 6   6
1st Quarter
     
2nd Quarter
PIT safety White 0, 7:49
3rd Quarter
PIT Harris 9 run (Gerela kick), 1:35
4th Quarter
MIN T. Brown 0 blocked punt return (kick failed), 4:27
PIT Brown 4 pass from Bradshaw (Gerela kick),11:29
PITTSBURGH STEELERS
Total First Downs 17
Rushing 11
Passing 5
Penalty 1
Total Net Yardage 333
Total Offensive Plays 73
Avg. Gain per Offensive Play 4.6
Rushes 57
Yards Gained Rushing (Net) 249
Average Yards per Rush 4.4
Passes Attempted 14
Passes Completed 9
Had Intercepted 0
Tackled Attempting to Pass 2
Yards Lost Attempting to Pass 12
Yards Gained Passing (Net) 84
Punts 7
Average Distance 34.7
Punt Returns 5
Punt Return Yardage 36
Kickoff Returns 3
Kickoff Return Yardage 32
Interception Return Yardage 46
Fumbles 4
Own Fumbles Recovered 2
Opponent Fumbles Recovered 2
Penalties 8
Yards Penalized 122
Total Points Scored 16
Touchdowns 2
Rushing 1
Passing 1
Returns 0
Extra Points 2
Field Goals 0
Fields Goals Attempted 1
Safeties 1
Third-Down Efficiency 6/17
Fourth-Down Efficiency 0/2
Time of Possession 38:47
MINNESOTA VIKINGS
Total First Downs 9
Rushing 2
Passing 5
Penalty 2
Total Net Yardage 119
Total Offensive Plays 47
Avg. Gain per Offensive Play 2.5
Rushes 21
Yards Gained Rushing (Net) 17
Average Yards per Rush 0.8
Passes Attempted 26
Passes Completed 11
Had Intercepted 3
Tackled Attempting to Pass 0
Yards Lost Attempting to Pass 0
Yards Gained Passing (Net) 102
Punts 6
Average Distance 37.2
Punt Returns 4
Punt Return Yardage 12
Kickoff Returns 3
Kickoff Return Yardage 50
Interception Return Yardage 0
Fumbles 3
Own Fumbles Recovered 1
Opponent Fumbles Recovered 2
Penalties 4
Yards Penalized 18
Total Points Scored 6
Touchdowns 1
Rushing 0
Passing 0
Returns 0
Extra Points 0
Field Goals 0
Fields Goals Attempted 1
Safeties 0
Third-Down Efficiency 5/12
Fourth-Down Efficiency 0/0
Time of Possession 21:13
Passing CP/AT YDS TD INT
Bradshaw 9/14 96 1 0
Rushing CAR YDS TD LG
Harris 34 158 1 25
Bleier 17 65 0 18
Bradshaw 5 33 0 17
Swann 1 -7 0 7
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
Brown 3 49 1 30
Stallworth 3 24 0 22
Bleier 2 11 0 6
Lewis 1 12 0 12
         
Interceptions INT YDS LG TD
Wagner 1 26 26 0
Blount 1 10 10 0
Greene 1 10 10 0
Punting NO AVG LG BLK
Walden 6 40.5 52 1
 
Punt Returns NO/FC YDS LG TD
Swann 3/0 34 17 0
Edwards 2/0 2 2 0
         
Kickoff Returns NO YDS LG TD
Harrison 2 17 17 0
Pearson 1 15 15 0
         
Offense
Player Pos
Mansfield, Ray C
Clack, Jim G
Mullins, Gerry G
Gravelle, Gordon T
Kolb, Jon T
Kolb, Jon TE
Lewis, Frank WR
Shanklin, Ronnie WR
Bleier, Rocky RB
Harris, Franco RB
Bradshaw, Terry QB
Defense
Player Pos
Greene, Joe DT
Holmes, Ernie DT
Greenwood, L. C. DE
White, Dwight DE
Ham, Jack OLB
Russell, Andy OLB
Lambert, Jack MLB
Blount, Mel CB
Thomas, J.T. CB
Edwards, Glen FS
Wagner, Mike SS
Substitutes
Player
Allen, Jimmy
Bradley, Ed
Conn, Dick
Davis, Charles
Davis, Samuel
Davis, Steve
Druschel, Rich
Furness, Steve
Garrett, Reggie
Gerela, Roy
Grossman, Randy
Harrison, Reggie
Kellum, Marv
McMakin, John
Pearson, Preston
Reavis, Dave
Shell, Donnie
Stallworth, John
Swann, Lynn
Toews, Loren
Walden, Bobby
Webster, Mike
Did Not Play
Player
Gilliam, Joe
Hanratty, Terry
Wolf, James
Passing CP/AT YDS TD INT
Tarkenton 11/26 102 0 3
Rushing CAR YDS TD LG
Foreman 12 18 0 12
Tarkenton 1 0 0 0
Osborn 8 -1 0 2
         
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
Foreman 5 50 0 17
Voigt 2 31 0 28
Osborn 2 7 0 4
Gilliam 1 16 0 16
Reed 1 -2 0 2
Interceptions INT YDS LG TD
None -- -- -- --
 
 
Punting NO AVG LG BLK
Eischeid 6 37.2 42 0
         
Punt Returns NO/FC YDS LG TD
McCullum 3/0 11 6 0
N. Wright 1/0 1 1 0
Wallace 0/1 0 ** 0
Kickoff Returns NO YDS LG TD
McCullum 1 26 26 0
McClanahan 1 22 22 0
B. Brown 1 2 2 0
Offense
Player Pos
Tingelhoff, Mick C
Maurer, Andy G
White, Ed G
Goodrum, Charlie T
Yary, Ron T
Voigt, Stu TE
Gilliam, John WR
Lash, Jim WR
Foreman, Chuck RB
Osborn, Dave RB
Tarkenton, Fran QB
Defense
Player Pos
Page, Alan DT
Sutherland, Doug DT
Eller, Carl DE
Marshall, Jim DE
Hilgenberg, Wally OLB
Winston, Roy OLB
Siemon, Jeff MLB
Wallace, Jackie CB
Wright, Nate CB
Krause, Paul FS
Wright, Jeff SS
Substitutes
Player
Alderman, Grady
Anderson, Scott
Blair, Matt
Brown, Terry
Brown, Bill
Cox, Fred
Craig, Steve
Eischeid, Mike
Kingsriter, Doug
Larsen, Gary
Lawson, Steve
Lurtsema, Bob
Marinaro, Ed
Martin, Amos
McClanahan, Brent
McCullum, Sam
McNeill, Fred
Poltl, Randy
Reed, Oscar
Sunde, Milt
 
 
Did Not Play
Player
Berry, Bob
Blahak, Joe
Boone, Dave
Holland, John
Riley, Steve