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Posted: January 29, 1990

Super Bowl XXIV
San Francisco 55, Denver 10

SuperBowl.com wire reports

Louisiana Superdome
New Orleans, Louisiana
January 28, 1990
Attendance: 72,919
MVP: Joe Montana, QB, San Francisco

SCORING
  1 2 3 4 OT T
San Francisco 13 14 14 14   55
Denver 3 0 7 0   10
1st Quarter
SF Rice 20 pass from Montana (Cofer kick), 4:54
DEN FG Treadwell 42, 8:13
SF Jones 7 pass from Montana (kick failed), 14:57
2nd Quarter
SF Rathman 1 run (Cofer kick), 7:45
SF Rice 38 pass from Montana (Cofer kick), 14:26
3rd Quarter
SF Rice 28 pass from Montana (Cofer kick), 2:12
SF Taylor 35 pass from Montana (Cofer kick), 5:16
DEN Elway 3 run (Treadwell kick), 8:07
4th Quarter
SF Rathman 3 run (Cofer kick), 0:03
SF Craig 1 run (Cofer kick), 1:13
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS
Total First Downs 28
Rushing 14
Passing 14
Penalty 0
Total Net Yardage 461
Total Offensive Plays 77
Avg. Gain per Offensive Play 6.0
Rushes 44
Yards Gained Rushing (Net) 144
Average Yards per Rush 3.3
Passes Attempted 32
Passes Completed 24
Had Intercepted 0
Tackled Attempting to Pass 1
Yards Lost Attempting to Pass 0
Yards Gained Passing (Net) 317
Punts 4
Average Distance 39.5
Punt Returns 3
Punt Return Yardage 38
Kickoff Returns 3
Kickoff Return Yardage 49
Interception Return Yardage 42
Fumbles 0
Own Fumbles Recovered 0
Opponent Fumbles Recovered 2
Penalties 4
Yards Penalized 38
Total Points Scored 55
Touchdowns 8
Rushing 3
Passing 5
Returns 0
Extra Points 7
Field Goals 0
Fields Goals Attempted 0
Safeties 0
Third-Down Efficiency 8/15
Fourth-Down Efficiency 2/2
Time of Possession 39:31
DENVER BRONCOS
Total First Downs 12
Rushing 5
Passing 6
Penalty 1
Total Net Yardage 167
Total Offensive Plays 52
Avg. Gain per Offensive Play 3.2
Rushes 17
Yards Gained Rushing (Net) 64
Average Yards per Rush 3.8
Passes Attempted 29
Passes Completed 11
Had Intercepted 2
Tackled Attempting to Pass 6
Yards Lost Attempting to Pass 33
Yards Gained Passing (Net) 103
Punts 6
Average Distance 38.5
Punt Returns 2
Punt Return Yardage 11
Kickoff Returns 9
Kickoff Return Yardage 196
Interception Return Yardage 0
Fumbles 3
Own Fumbles Recovered 1
Opponent Fumbles Recovered 0
Penalties 0
Yards Penalized 0
Total Points Scored 10
Touchdowns 1
Rushing 1
Passing 0
Returns 0
Extra Points 1
Field Goals 1
Fields Goals Attempted 1
Safeties 0
Third-Down Efficiency 3/11
Fourth-Down Efficiency 0/0
Time of Possession 20:29
Passing CP/AT YDS TD INT
Montana 22/29 297 5 0
Young 2/3 20 0 0
Rushing CAR YDS TD LG
Craig 20 69 1 18
Rathman 11 38 2 18
Montana 2 15 0 10
Flagler 6 14 0 10
Young 4 6 0 11
Sydney 1 2 0 2
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
Rice 7 148 3 38t
Craig 5 34 0 12
Rathman 4 43 0 18
Taylor 3 49 1 35t
Sherrard 1 13 0 13
Walls 1 9 0 9
Jones 1 7 1 7t
Sydney 1 7 0 7
Williams 1 7 0 7
Interceptions INT YDS LG TD
Brooks 1 38 38 0
Walter 1 4 4 0
Punting NO AVG LG BLK
Helton 4 39.5 47 0
Punt Returns NO/FC YDS LG TD
Taylor 3/2 38 17 0
Kickoff Returns NO YDS LG TD
Fragler 3 49 22 0
         
         
Offense
Player Pos
Sapolu , Jesse C
Collie, Bruce G
McIntyre, Guy G
Barton, Harris T
Parris, Bubba T
Jones, Brent TE
Rice, Jerry WR
Taylor, John WR
Craig, Roger RB
Rathman, Tom RB
Montana, Joe QB
Defense
Player Pos
Carter, Michael NT
Fagan, Kevin DE
Holt, Pierce DE
Haley, Charles OLB
Turner, Keena OLB
Milleen, Matt ILB
Walter, Machael ILB
Griffin, Don CB
Pollard, Darryl CB
Lott, Ronnie FS
Brooks, Chet SS
Substitutes
Player
Burt, Jim
Cofer, Mike
DeLong, Keith
Flagler, Terrence
Helton, Barry
Hendrickson, Steve
Jackson, Johnnie
Kugler, Pete
McKyer, Tim
Roberts, Larry
Romanowski, Bill
Sherrard, Mike
Stubbs, Danny
Sydney, Harry
Tausch, Terry
Thomas, Chuck
Tillman, Spencer
Wallace, Steve
Walls, Wesley
Williams, Jamie
Wilson, Mike R.
Wright, Eric C.
Young, Steve
Did Not Play
Player
 
Passing CP/AT YDS TD INT
Elway 10/26 108 0 2
Kubiak 1/3 28 0 0
Rushing CAR YDS TD LG
Humphrey 12 61 0 34
Elway 4 8 1 3t
Winder 1 -5 0 5
         
         
         
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
Humphrey 3 38 0 27
Sewell 2 22 0 12
Johnson 2 21 0 13
Nattiel 1 28 0 28
Bratton 1 14 0 14
Winder 1 7 0 7
Kay 1 6 0 6
         
         
Interceptions INT YDS LG TD
None -- -- -- --
         
Punting NO AVG LG BLK
Horan 6 38.5 43 0
Punt Returns NO/FC YDS LG TD
Johnson 2/1 11 7 0
Kickoff Returns NO YDS LG TD
Carrington 6 146 39 0
Bell 2 41 24 0
Bratton 1 9 9 0
Offense
Player Pos
Kartz, Keith C
Juriga, Jim G
Widell, Doug G
Lanier, Ken T
Perry, Gerald T
Mobley, Orson TE
Jackson, Mark WR
Johnson, Vance WR
Humphrey, Bobby RB
Sewell, Steven RB
Elway, John QB
Defense
Player Pos
Kragen, Greg NT
Carreker, Alphonso DE
Holmes, Ron DE
Brooks, Michael OLB
Fletcher, Simon OLB
Dennison, Rick ILB
Mecklenburg, Karl ILB
Braxton, Tyrone CB
Henderson, Wymon CB
Atwater, Steve FS
Smith, Dennis SS
Substitutes
Player
Bell, Kenny
Bishop, Keith
Bratton, Mel
Carrington, Darren
Corrington, Kip
Curtis, Scott
Green, Paul
Haynes, Mark
Henke, Brad
Horan, Mike
Kay, Clarence
Klosterman, Bruce
Kubiak, Gary
Lucas, Tim
Munford, Marc
Nattiel, Ricky
Powers, Warren
Robbins, Randy
Smith, Monte
Townsend, Andre
Treadwell, David
Winder, Sammy
Young, Mike
Did Not Play
Player