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Super Bowl

Season 17 Episode 1

Super Bowl XVII - Washington Redskins vs. Miami Dolphins

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Aired Sunday 3:15 PM Jan 30, 1983 on CBS
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Super Bowl XVII - Washington Redskins vs. Miami Dolphins
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Super Bowl XVII between the NFC Champion Washington Redskins and the AFC Champion Miami Dolphins at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
Final Score: Washington Redskins 27 Miami Dolphins 17

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SUBMIT REVIEW
    Bill Macatee

    Bill Macatee

    Sideline Reporter

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    Ahmad Rashad

    Ahmad Rashad

    Pregame Analyst

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    Jim Turner

    Jim Turner

    Pregame Analyst

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    • TRIVIA (12)

      • Final Score:
        Washington Redskins 27
        Miami Dolphins 17

      • Washington Redskins Running Back John Riggins was named Super Bowl XVII MVP.

      • Coaching Staffs
        Washington Redskins
        Joe Gibbs (Head Coach) (1-0 in Super Bowls)
        Don Breaux (Offensive Backs)
        Joe Bugel (Offensive Coordinator)
        Dan Henning (Assistant Head Coach)
        Bill Hickman (Administrative Assistant)
        Larry Peccatiello (Linebackers)
        Richie Petitbon (Defensive Coordinator)
        Dan Riley (Strength)
        Wayne Sevier (Special Teams)
        Warren Simmons (Tight Ends)
        Charley Taylor (Receivers)
        LaVern Torgeson (Defensive Line)

        Miami Dolphins
        Don Shula (Head Coach) (2-3 in Super Bowls)
        Bill Arnsparger (Assistant Head Coach)
        Steve Crosby (Special Teams)
        Tom Keane (Defensive Backfield & Punters)
        John Sandusky (Offensive Line & Running Game)
        Mike Scarry (Defensive Line & Run Defense)
        David Shula (Receivers)
        Carl Taseff (Offensive Backfield & Special Teams)

      • Path to the Super Bowl
        Washington Redskins
        NFC East Champions (8-1)
        Wild Card Round: defeated Wild Card Detroit Lions 31-7.
        Divisional Playoff: defeated Wild Card Minnesota Vikings 21-7.
        Championship Game: defeated Wild Card Dallas Cowboys 31-17.

        Miami Dolphins
        AFC East Champions (7-2)
        Wild Card Round: defeated Wild Card New England Patriots 28-13.
        Divisional Playoff: defeated Wild Card San Diego Chargers 34-13.
        Championship Game: defeated Wild Card New York Jets 14-0.

      • The victory improved the Washington Redskins' franchise Super Bowl record to 1-1.
        The loss dropped the Miami Dolphins' franchise Super Bowl record to 2-2.

      • The coin toss was performed by Elroy Hirsch.

      • This is the third Super Bowl to be played at the Rose Bowl. The facility also hosted Super Bowls XI and XIV.

      • The Washington Redskins received a winner's share of $36,000. The Miami Dolphins received a loser's share of $18,000.

      • The average cost of a 30-second commercial was $400,000.

      • The face value of Super Bowl XVII tickets was $40.

      • Washington was designated the home team for Super Bowl XVII. They wore white jerseys and burgundy pants while Miami wore aqua jerseys and white pants.

      • The Miami Dolphins were 3 point favorites.

    • QUOTES (0)

    • NOTES (3)

      • Super Bowl Rosters
        Washington Redskins
        #53 Jeff Bostic (C) *
        #69 Perry Brooks (DT)
        #87 Charlie Brown (WR) *
        #65 Dave Butz (LDT) *
        #82 Rich Caster (TE) (DNP)
        #51 Monte Coleman (LB)
        #54 Pete Cronan (LB)
        #63 Fred Dean (RG) *
        #32 Vernon Dean (RCB) *
        #86 Clint Didier (TE)
        #89 Alvin Garrett (WR) *
        #30 Nick Giaquinto (RB)
        #77 Darryl Grant (RDT) *
        #68 Russ Grimm (LG) *
        #38 Clarence Harmon (RB)
        #5 Jeff Hayes (P)
        #8 Bob Holly (QB) (DNP)
        #40 Wilbur Jackson (RB)
        #66 Joe Jacoby (LT) *
        #22 Curtis Jordan (S)
        #55 Mel Kaufman (LOLB) *
        #50 Larry Kubin (LB)
        #62 Don Laster (T)
        #20 Joe Lavender (CB)
        #79 Todd Liebenstein (DE)
        #56 Quentin Lowry (LB)
        #72 Dexter Manley (RDE) *
        #73 Mark May (G)
        #46 LeCharls McDaniel (CB)
        #78 Tony McGee (DE)
        #76 Mat Mendenhall (LDE) *
        #57 Rich Milot (ROLB) *
        #3 Mark Moseley (K)
        #29 Mark Murphy (FS) *
        #21 Mike Nelms (S/KR)
        #52 Neal Olkewicz (MLB) *
        #17 Tom Owen (QB) (DNP)
        #23 Tony Peters (SS) *
        #71 Garry Puetz (T) (DNP)
        #44 John Riggins (RB) *
        #80 Virgil Seay (WR)
        #74 George Starke (RT) *
        #7 Joe Theismann (QB) *
        #88 Rick Walker (TE) *
        #85 Don Warren (TE) *
        #25 Joe Washington (RB) (DNP)
        #45 Jeris White (LCB) *
        #47 Greg Williams (S)
        #39 Otis Wonsley (RB)

        Miami Dolphins
        #73 Bob Baumhower (NT) *
        #34 Woody Bennett (RB)
        #75 Doug Betters (LDE) *
        #72 Richard Bishop (NT) (DNP)
        #47 Glenn Blackwood (SS) *
        #42 Lyle Blackwood (FS) *
        #58 Kim Bokamper (RDE) *
        #56 Charles Bowser (LB)
        #59 Bob Brudzinski (LOLB) *
        #81 Jimmy Cefalo (WR) *
        #76 Steve Clark (DE) (DNP)
        #83 Vern Den Herder (DE)
        #63 Mark Dennard (C)
        #33 Rich Diana (RB)
        #77 A.J. Duhe (LILB) *
        #85 Mark Duper (WR) (DNP)
        #61 Roy Foster (G/T)
        #37 Andra Franklin (RB) *
        #79 Jon Giesler (LT) *
        #50 Larry Gordon (ROLB) *
        #74 Cleveland Green (T)
        #84 Bruce Hardy (TE) *
        #82 Duriel Harris (WR) *
        #88 Vince Heflin (WR)
        #53 Ron Hester (LB)
        #31 Eddie Hill (RB)
        #11 Jim Jensen (QB)
        #49 William Judson (CB)
        #40 Mike Kozlowski (S)
        #67 Bob Kuechenberg (LG) *
        #68 Eric Laakso (RT) *
        #44 Paul Lankford (CB)
        #86 Ronnie Lee (TE)
        #28 Don McNeal (RCB) *
        #89 Nat Moore (WR)
        #22 Tony Nathan (RB) *
        #3 Tom Orosz (P)
        #54 Steve Potter (LB)
        #55 Earnie Rhone (RILB) *
        #80 Joe Rose (TE)
        #52 Steve Shull (LB)
        #48 Gerald Small (LCB) *
        #57 Dwight Stephenson (C) *
        #10 Don Strock (QB)
        #60 Jeff Toews (RG) *
        #32 Tom Vigorito (RB/KR)
        #5 Uwe von Schamann (K)
        #41 Fulton Walker (CB/KR)
        #16 David Woodley (QB) *

        * Starters
        DNP - Did Not Play

      • Referee: Jerry Markbreit (9)
        Umpire
        : Art Demmas (78)
        Head Linesman: Dale Hamer (104)
        Line Judge
        : Bill Reynolds (53)
        Field Judge
        : Don Orr (77)
        Side Judge
        : Dave Parry (64)
        Back Judge
        : Dick Hantak (105)

        Alternate: Bob McElwee (95)
        Alternate: Burl Toler (37)

      • Super Bowl XVII Entertainment:
        Pregame: Los Angeles Unified All-City Band
        Anthem: Leslie Easterbrook
        Half Time: KaleidoSUPERscope with the Los Angeles Super Drill Team (produced by Bob Jani)

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