1987
Denver Broncos
20
VS
New York Giants
39

My Super Bowl: Phil Simms

Simms, New York's quarterback, passed for three touchdowns and was the MVP as the Giants beat the Broncos...

Pasadena, CA.
Rose Bowl
1/25/87
“Salute to Hollywood’s 100th Anniversary”
CBS

Story of the Game

The NFC champion New York Giants captured their first NFL title since 1956 as they downed the AFC champion Denver Broncos 39-20 in Super Bowl XXI. The victory marked the NFC’s fifth NFL title in the past six...

DENNYG
Total First Downs2324
Rushing510
Passing 1613
Penalty 21
Total Net Yardage372399
Total Offensive Plays6464
Avg. Gain per Offensive Play 5.86.2
Rushes1938
Yards Gained Rushing (Net) 52136
Average Yards per Rush 2.73.6
Passes Attempted4125
Passes Completed 2622
Had Intercepted 10
Tackled Attempting to Pass 41
Yards Lost Attempting to Pass 325
Yards Gained Passing (Net) 320263
Punts23
Average Distance 4146
Punt Returns 11
Punt Return Yardage 925
Kickoff Returns 54
Kickoff Return Yardage 8453
Interception Return Yardage0-7
Fumbles20
Own Fumbles Recovered 20
Opponent Fumbles Recovered 00
Penalties46
Yards Penalized 21
Total Points Scored 2039
Touchdowns25
Rushing 12
Passing 13
Returns 00
Extra Points 24
Field Goals21
Fields Goals Attempted 41
Safeties01
Third-Down Efficiency7/146/12
Fourth-Down Efficiency0/01/2
Time of Possession25:2134:39
Denver Broncos
PassingCP/ATYDSTDINT
Elway22/3730411
Kubiak4/44800
RushingCARYDSTDLG
Elway627110
Willhite419011
Sewell34012
Lang2204
Winder4003
ReceivingRECYDSTDLG
Johnson5121154
Willhite539011
Winder434014
M. Jackson351024
Watson254031
Sampson220011
Mobley217011
Sewell21207
Lang1404
InterceptionsINTYDSLGTD
None--------
PuntingNOAVGLGBLK
Horan2420
Punt ReturnsNO/FCYDSLGTD
Willhite1/1990
Kickoff ReturnsNOTDSLGTD
Bell348280
Lang236230
New York Giants
PassingCP/ATYDSTDINT
Simms22/2526830
RushingCARYDSTDLG
Morris2067111
Simms325022
Rouson322018
Galbreath41707
Carthon3402
Anderson2112t
Rutledge3002
ReceivingRECYDSTDLG
Bavaro451117
Morris420012
Carthon41307
Robinson362036
Manuel343017
McConkey250144
Rouson123023
Mowatt1606t
InterceptionsINTYDSLGTD
Patterson1-770
PuntingNOAVGLGBLK
Landeta3590
Punt ReturnsNO/FCYDSLGTD
McConkey1/125250
Kickoff ReturnsNOTDSLGTD
Rouson356220
Flynn1-330

Denver Broncos

Offense
PlayerPos
Bryan, BillyC
Bryan, BillyG
Cooper, MarkG
Lanier, KenT
Studdard, DavidT
Kay, ClarenceTE
Johnson, VanceWR
Watson, SteveWR
Willhite, GeraldRB
Winder, SammyRB
Elway, JohnQB
Defense
PlayerPos
Kragen, GregNT
Jones, RulonDE
Townsend, AndreDE
Jackson, TomOLB
Ryan, JimOLB
Hunley, RickyILB
Mecklenburg, KarlILB
Harden, MikeCB
Wright, LouisCB
Wright, LouisFS
Smith, DennisSS
Substitutes
Player
Bell, Kenny
Colorito, Tony
Comeaux, Darren
Dennison, Rick
Fletcher, Simon
Freeman, Mike
Gilbert, Freddie
Hackett, Joey
Haynes, Mark
Horan, Mike
Jackson, Mark
Karlis, Rich
Kubiak, Gary
Lang, Gene
Lilly, Tony
Micho, Bobby
Mobley, Orson
Remsberg, Dan
Robbins, Randy
Sampson, Clint
Sewell, Steven
Wilson, Steve
Woodard, Ken
Did Not Play
Player
New York Giants
Offense
PlayerPos
Oates, BartC
Ard, BillyG
Godfrey, ChrisG
Benson, BradT
Nelson, KarlT
Bavaro, MarkTE
Manuel, LionelWR
Robinson, StacyWR
Carthon, MauriceRB
Morris, JoeFB
Simms, PhilQB
Defense
PlayerPos
Burt, JimNT
Marshall, LeonardDE
Martin, GeorgeDE
Banks, CarlOLB
Taylor, LawrenceOLB
Carson, HarryILB
Reasons, GaryILB
Patterson, ElvisCB
Patterson, ElvisCB
Welch, HerbFS
Hill, KennySS
Substitutes
Player
Allegre, Raul
Anderson, Ottis
Collins, Mark
Dorsey, Eric
Flynn, Tom
Galbreath, Tony
Headen, Andy
Howard, Erik
Hunt, Byron
Johnson, Bobby L.
Johnson, Damian
Johnson, Pepper
Johnston, Brian
Jones, Robbie
Landeta, Sean
Lasker, Greg
McConkey, Phil
Miller, Solomon
Mowatt, Zeke
Roberts, William
Roberts, William
Rutledge, Jeff
Sally, Jerome
Did Not Play
Player
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