Back to NFL.com

DAYS

HOURS

MINUTES

SECONDS

FEBRUARY 2, 2014 at 6:30 PM ET
Go To:    
Logo

Posted: January 22, 1979

Super Bowl XIII
Pittsburgh 35, Dallas 31

SuperBowl.com wire reports

Orange Bowl
Miami, Florida
January 21, 1979
Attendance: 79,484
MVP: Terry Bradshaw, QB, Pittsburgh

SCORING
  1 2 3 4 OT T
Pittsburgh 7 14 0 14   35
Dallas 7 7 3 14   31
1st Quarter
PIT Stallworth 28 pass from Bradshaw (Gerela kick), 5:13
DAL Hill 39 pass from Staubach (Septien kick),15:00 1st
2nd Quarter
DAL Hegman 37 def. fumble rec. (Septien kick), 2:52
PIT Stallworth 75 pass from Bradshaw (Gerela kick), 4:35
PIT Bleier 7 pass from Bradshaw (Gerela kick), 14:34
3rd Quarter
DAL FG Septien 27, 12:24
4th Quarter
PIT Harris 22 run (Gerela kick), 7:50
PIT Swann 18 pass from Bradshaw (Gerela kick), 8:09
DAL DuPree 7 pass from Staubach (Septien kick), 12:33
DAL Johnson 4 pass from Staubach (Septien kick), 14:38
PITTSBURGH STEELERS
Total First Downs 19
Rushing 2
Passing 15
Penalty 2
Total Net Yardage 357
Total Offensive Plays 58
Avg. Gain per Offensive Play 6.2
Rushes 24
Yards Gained Rushing (Net) 66
Average Yards per Rush 2.8
Passes Attempted 30
Passes Completed 17
Had Intercepted 1
Tackled Attempting to Pass 4
Yards Lost Attempting to Pass 27
Yards Gained Passing (Net) 291
Punts 3
Average Distance 43.0
Punt Returns 4
Punt Return Yardage 27
Kickoff Returns 3
Kickoff Return Yardage 45
Interception Return Yardage 13
Fumbles 2
Own Fumbles Recovered 0
Opponent Fumbles Recovered 2
Penalties 5
Yards Penalized 35
Total Points Scored 35
Touchdowns 5
Rushing 1
Passing 4
Returns 0
Extra Points 5
Field Goals 0
Fields Goals Attempted 1
Safeties 0
Third-Down Efficiency 9/15
Fourth-Down Efficiency 0/0
Time of Possession 26:18
DALLAS COWBOYS
Total First Downs 20
Rushing 6
Passing 13
Penalty 1
Total Net Yardage 330
Total Offensive Plays 67
Avg. Gain per Offensive Play 4.9
Rushes 32
Yards Gained Rushing (Net) 154
Average Yards per Rush 4.8
Passes Attempted 30
Passes Completed 17
Had Intercepted 1
Tackled Attempting to Pass 5
Yards Lost Attempting to Pass 52
Yards Gained Passing (Net) 176
Punts 5
Average Distance 39.6
Punt Returns 2
Punt Return Yardage 33
Kickoff Returns 6
Kickoff Return Yardage 104
Interception Return Yardage 21
Fumbles 3
Own Fumbles Recovered 1
Opponent Fumbles Recovered 2
Penalties 9
Yards Penalized 89
Total Points Scored 31
Touchdowns 4
Rushing 0
Passing 3
Returns 1
Extra Points 4
Field Goals 1
Fields Goals Attempted 1
Safeties 0
Third-Down Efficiency 8/16
Fourth-Down Efficiency 1/1
Time of Possession 33:42
Passing CP/AT YDS TD INT
Bradshaw 17/30 318 4 1
Rushing NO YDS TD LG
Harris 20 68 1 22t
Bleier 2 3 0 2
Bradshaw 2 -5 0 2
 
 
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
Swann 7 124 1 29
Stallworth 3 115 2 75t
Grossman 3 29 0 10
Bell 2 21 0 12
Harris 1 22 0 22
Bleier 1 7 1 7t
Interceptions INT YDS LG TD
Blount 1 13 13 0
Punting NO AVG LG BLK
C. Colquitt 3 43.0 52 0
Punt Returns NO/FC YDS LG TD
Bell 4/0 27 12 0
Kickoff Returns NO YDS LG TD
L. Anderson 3 45 24 0
 
 
Offense
Player Pos
Webster, Mike C
Davis, Samuel G
Mullins, Gerry G
Kolb, Jon T
Pinney, Ray T
Grossman, Randy TE
Stallworth, John WR
Swann, Lynn WR
Bleier, Rocky RB
Harris, Franco RB
Bradshaw, Terry QB
Defense
Player Pos
Furness, Steve DT
Greene, Joe DT
Banaszak, John DE
Greenwood, L. C. DE
Ham, Jack OLB
Toews, Loren OLB
Lambert, Jack MLB
Blount, Mel CB
Johnson, Ronald CB
Wagner, Mike FS
Shell, Donnie SS
Substitutes
Player
Anderson, Fred
Anderson, Larry
Beasley, Tom
Bell, Theo
Brown, Larry
Cole, Robin
Colquitt, Craig
Courson, Steve
Deloplaine, Jack
Dungy, Tony
Dunn, Gary
Gerela, Roy
Mandich, Jim
Moser, Rick
Oldham, Ray
Petersen, Ted
Smith, Jim A.
Thornton, Sidney
White, Dwight
Winston, Dennis
Did Not Play
Player
Cunningham, Bennie
Kruczek, Mike
Stoudt, Cliff
 
Passing CP/AT YDS TD INT
Staubach 17/30 228 3 1
Rushing NO YDS TD LG
Dorsett 16 96 0 29
Staubach 4 37 0 18
Laidlaw 3 12 0 7
P. Pearson 1 6 0 6
Newhouse 8 3 0 5
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
Dorsett 5 44 0 13
D. Pearson 4 73 0 25
Hill 2 49 1 39t
Johnson 2 30 1 26
DuPree 2 17 1 10
P. Pearson 2 15 0 8
Interceptions INT YDS LG TD
Lewis 1 21 21 0
Punting NO AVG LG BLK
D. White 5 39.6 50 0
Punt Returns NO/FC YDS LG TD
Johnson 2/1 33 21 0
Kickoff Returns NO YDS LG TD
Johnson 3 63 23 0
Brinson 2 41 25 0
R. White 1 0 0 0
Offense
Player Pos
Fitzgerald, John C
Rafferty, Tom G
Scott, Herbert G
Donovan, Pat T
Wright, Rayfield T
DuPree, Billy Joe TE
Hill, Tony WR
Pearson, Drew WR
Dorsett, Tony RB
Newhouse, Robert FB
Staubach, Roger QB
Defense
Player Pos
Cole, Larry DT
White, Randy DT
Jones, Too Tall DE
Martin, Harvey DE
Henderson, Tom OLB
Lewis, D. D. OLB
Breunig, Bob MLB
Barnes, Benny CB
Kyle, Aaron CB
Harris, Cliff FS
Waters, Charlie SS
Substitutes
Player
Bethea, Larry
Blackwell, Alois
Brinson, Larry
Brown, Guy
Frederick, Andy
Hegman, Mike
Hughes, Randy
Huther, Bruce
Johnson, Butch
Laidlaw, Scott
Lawless, Burton
Pearson, Preston
Randall, Tom
Septien, Rafael
Smith, Jackie
Stalls, Dave
Steele, Robert
Thurman, Dennis
White, Danny
 
Did Not Play
Player
Carano, Glenn
Cooper, Jim
Pugh, Jethro
Washington, Mark