Super Bowl

Season 11 Episode 1

Super Bowl XI - Oakland Raiders vs. Minnesota Vikings

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Aired Sunday 3:15 PM Jan 09, 1977 on CBS
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Super Bowl XI - Oakland Raiders vs. Minnesota Vikings
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Super Bowl XI between the AFC Champion Oakland Raiders and the NFC Champion Minnesota Vikings at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
Final Score: Oakland Raiders 32 Minnesota Vikings 14

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    Don Meredith

    Don Meredith

    Color Commentator

    Guest Star

    Bryant Gumbel

    Bryant Gumbel

    Pregame Host / Sideline Reporter

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    Lee Leonard

    Lee Leonard

    Pregaame Host

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    • TRIVIA (12)

      • Final Score:
        Oakland Raiders 32
        Minnesota Vikings 14

      • Oakland Raiders Wide Receiver Fred Biletnikoff was named Super Bowl XI MVP.

      • Coaching Staffs
        Oakland
        John Madden (Head Coach) (1-0 in Super Bowls)
        Oliver Spencer (Offensive Line)
        Tom Dahms (Defensive Line)
        Lew Erber (Offensive Backfield)
        Bob Zeman (Defensive Backfield)
        Tom Flores (Receivers)
        Don Shinnick (Linebackers)
        Joe Scannella (Special Teams)

        Minnesota
        Bud Grant (Head Coach) (0-4 in Super Bowls)
        Neill Armstrong (Defense)
        Jerry Burns (Offense)
        Buddy Ryan (Defensive Line)
        John Michels (Offensive Line)
        Bus Mertes (Offensive Backfield)
        Jocko Nelson (Linebackers)

      • Path to the Super Bowl
        Oakland Raiders
        AFC West Champions (13-1)
        Divisional Playoff: defeated AFC East Champion New England Patriots 24-21.
        Championship Game: defeated AFC Central Champion Pittsburgh Steelers 24-7.

        Minnesota Vikings
        NFC Central Champions (11-2-1)
        Divisional Playoff: defeated Wild Card Washington Redskins 35-20.
        Championship Game: defeated NFC West Champion Los Angeles Rams 24-13.

      • The victory improved the Oakland Raiders' franchise Super Bowl record to 1-1.
        The loss dropped the Minnesota Vikings' franchise Super Bowl record to 0-4.

      • The Oakland Raiders received a winner's share of $15,000. The Minnesota Vikings received a loser's share of $7,500.

      • The average cost of a 30-second commercial was $162,000.

      • The face value of Super Bowl XI tickets was $20.

      • Minnesota was designated the home team for Super Bowl XI. They wore purple jerseys and white pants while Oakland wore white jerseys and silver pants.

      • The Oakland Raiders were 4 point favorites.

      • This Super Bowl took place on January 9 which is the earliest date for a Super Bowl to be played.

      • Minnesota became the first team to appear in four Super Bowls having also played in Super Bowls IV, VIII and IX.

        Minnesota also became the first team to lose four Super Bowls.

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    • NOTES (3)

      • Super Bowl Rosters
        Oakland Raiders
        #43 George Atkinson (SS) *
        #40 Pete Banaszak (RB)
        #46 Warren Bankston (RB/TE)
        #51 Rodrigo Barnes (LB)
        #25 Fred Biletnikoff (WR) *
        #54 Rik Bonness (LB)
        #81 Morris Bradshaw (WR)
        #21 Cliff Branch (WR) *
        #24 Willie Brown (CB) *
        #64 George Buehler (G) *
        #87 Dave Casper (TE) *
        #20 Neal Colzie (DB)
        #50 Dave Dalby (C) *
        #28 Clarence Davis (RB) *
        #31 Carl Garrett (RB)
        #29 Hubert Ginn (RB)
        #8 Ray Guy (P)
        #39 Willie Hall (MLB) *
        #83 Ted Hendricks (OLB) *
        #11 David Humm (QB)
        #58 Monte Johnson (OLB) *
        #70 Henry Lawrence (T)
        #14 Errol Mann (PK)
        #72 John Matuszak (DE) *
        #61 Herb McMath (DE)
        #79 Dan Medlin (G)
        #36 Manfred Moore (RB)
        #47 Charles Phillips (DB)
        #77 Charles Philyaw (DE)
        #15 Mike Rae (QB)
        #52 Floyd Rice (LB)
        #74 Dave Rowe (DT) *
        #78 Art Shell (T) *
        #49 Mike Siani (WR)
        #60 Otis Sistrunk (DT) *
        #12 Ken Stabler (QB) *
        #66 Steve Sylvester (C)
        #32 Jack Tatum (FS) *
        #26 Skip Thomas (CB) *
        #63 Gene Upshaw (G) *
        #30 Mark van Eeghen (RB) *
        #75 John Vella (T) *
        #41 Phil Villapiano (DE) *

        Minnesota Vikings
        #25 Nate Allen (CB)
        #27 Autry Beamon (S)
        #17 Bob Berry (QB) (DNP)
        #59 Matt Blair (OLB) *
        #20 Bobby Bryant (CB) *
        #74 Bart Buetow (T) (DNP)
        #12 Neil Clabo (P)
        #14 Fred Cox (K)
        #84 Steve Craig (TE)
        #57 Doug Dumler (C)
        #81 Carl Eller (DE) *
        #44 Chuck Foreman (RB) *
        #68 Charles Goodrum (T) *
        #26 Bob Grim (WR)
        #47 Ron Groce (RB)
        #40 Windlan Hall (S)
        #61 Wes Hamilton (G)
        #58 Wally Hilgenberg (OLB) *
        #48 Sammy Johnson (RB)
        #22 Paul Krause (FS) *
        #19 Bob Lee (QB)
        #70 Jim Marshall (DE) *
        #55 Amos Martin (LB)
        #33 Brent McClanahan (RB) *
        #54 Fred McNeill (LB)
        #35 Robert Miller (RB)
        #77 Mark Mullaney (DE)
        #88 Alan Page (DT) *
        #28 Ahmad Rashad (WR) *
        #78 Steve Riley (T) *
        #50 Jeff Siemon (MLB) *
        #69 Doug Sutherland (DT) *
        #10 Fran Tarkenton (QB) *
        #53 Mick Tingelhoff (C) *
        #83 Stu Voigt (TE) *
        #62 Ed White (G) *
        #72 James White (DT)
        #85 Sammy White (WR) *
        #80 Leonard Willis (WR)
        #60 Roy Winston (LB)
        #23 Jeff Wright (SS) *
        #43 Nate Wright (CB) *
        #73 Ron Yary (T) *

        * Starters
        DNP - Did Not Play

      • Referee: Jim Tunney (32) (coin toss)
        Umpire: Lou Palazzi (51)
        Head Linesman: Ed Marion (26)
        Line Judge: Bill Swanson (38)
        Field Judge: Armen Terzian (23)
        Back Judge: Tom Kelleher (25)

      • Super Bowl XI Entertainment:
        Pregame: Los Angeles Unified All-City Band and Ashley Whippet
        America the Beautiful: Vicki Carr
        Half Time: It's a Small World with Los Angeles Unified All-City Band & Crowd Participation with cards (produced by The Walt Disney Company)

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