In a league where “defense wins championships,” it’s amazing how seldom defensive players are truly recognized on the grandest stage of American sports: the Super Bowl. Typically speaking, a player on the offensive side of the football makes all the headlines and takes home the MVP award, but every few years it’s a defensive player who stands out most in the Super Bowl....
SUPER BOWL 9 Jan. 12, 1975 At New Orleans-80,997 Pittsburgh 0..2..7..7-16 Minnesota 0..0..0..6-6 Pittsburgh's Steel Curtain totally shut down Minnesota's offense to hand the Vikings their third Super Bowl defeat. In beating Oakland for the AFC title, Pittsburgh held the Raiders to 29 yards rushing. The Vikings didn't reach that total. On 21 rushing plays, Minnesota managed...
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Raider Nation cringed as Oakland Raiders’ general manager Reggie McKenzie signed St. Louis Rams’ offensive tackle Roger Saffold. In what seemed to be the blink of an eye, the collective face palm from the fan base could be heard round the world as Saffold failed his physical, thereby nullifying his contract with the Raiders. The frustration within Raider Nation was palpable....
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