Super Bowl

Season 22 Episode 1

Super Bowl XXII - Washington Redskins vs. Denver Broncos

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Aired Sunday 3:15 PM Jan 31, 1988 on CBS

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  • Trivia

    • Final Score
      Washington Redskins 42

      Denver Broncos 10

    • Washington Redskins Quarterback Doug Williams was named Super Bowl XXII MVP.

    • Coaching Staffs
      Washington Redskins
      Joe Gibbs (Head Coach) (2-1 in Super Bowls)
      Chuck Banker (Special Teams)
      Don Breaux (Offensive Backs)
      Joe Bugel (Assistant Head Coach - Offense)
      Joe Diange (Strength)
      Dan Henning (Offensive Assistant - Receivers)
      Bill Hickman (Administrative Assistant)
      Paul Lanham (Special Teams)
      Larry Peccatiello (Defensive Coordinator)
      Richie Petitbon (Assistant Head Coach - Defense)
      Jerry Rhome (Quarterbacks)
      Dan Riley (Conditioning)
      Warren Simmons (Tight Ends)
      Charley Taylor (Wide Receivers)
      Emmitt Thomas (Defensive Assistant)
      LaVern Torgeson (Defensive Line)

      Denver Broncos
      Dan Reeves (Head Coach) (0-2 in Super Bowls)
      Marvin Bass (Special Assistant)
      Rubin Carter (Assistant Defensive Line)
      Joe Collier (Assistant Head Coach - Defense)
      Chan Gailey (Tight Ends / Wide Receivers)
      Alex Gibbs (Head Offensive Line / Running Game)
      Game Stan Jones (Defensive Line)
      Al Miller (Strength & Conditioning)
      Myrel Moore (Linebackers)
      Nick Nicolau (Running Backs)
      Mike Nolan (Special Teams)
      Mike Shanahan (Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks)
      Charlie West (Defensive Backs)

    • Path to the Super Bowl
      Washington Redskins
      NFC East Champions (11-4)
      Divisional Playoff: defeated NFC Central Champion Chicago Bears 21-17.
      Championship Game: defeated Wild Card Minnesota Vikings 17-10.

      Denver Broncos
      AFC West Champions (10-4-1)
      Divisional Playoff: defeated Wild Card Houston Oilers 34-10.
      Championship Game: defeated AFC Central Champion Cleveland Browns 38-33.

    • The victory improved the Washington Redskins' franchise Super Bowl record to 2-2.
      The loss dropped the Denver Broncos' franchise Super Bowl record to 0-3.

    • The coin toss was performed by Don Hutson. Denver called Tails and lost the toss. Washington elected to receive.

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

    • The average cost of a 30-second commercial was $600,000.

    • The face value of Super Bowl XXII tickets was $100.

    • Denver was designated the home team for Super Bowl XXII. They wore orange jerseys and white pants while Washington wore white jerseys and burgundy pants.

    • The Denver Broncos were 3 point favorites.

    • Washington's Doug Williams was the first African-American quarterback to start a Super Bowl.

    • The Washington Redskins set many Super Bowl records:

      Most Touchdowns: 6
      Most Offensive Rushing Yards: 280
      Most Offensive Yards: 602
      Most Offensive Yards in a Quarter: 356
      Most Touchdowns in a Quarter: 5

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  • Notes

    • Washington Redskins
      Super Bowl Rosters
      #53 Jeff Bostic (C) *
      #23 Todd Bowles (FS) *
      #29 Reggie Branch (RB)
      #24 Kelvin Bryant (RB)
      #65 Dave Butz (LDT) *
      #50 Ravin Caldwell (LB)
      #84 Gary Clark (WR) *
      #51 Monte Coleman (ROLB) *
      #12 Steve Cox (P/K)
      #34 Brian Davis (CB)
      #32 Vernon Dean (CB)
      #86 Clint Didier (TE) *
      #54 Kurt Gouveia (LB)
      #77 Darryl Grant (RDT) *
      #28 Darrell Green (LCB) *
      #35 Keith Griffin (RB)
      #68 Russ Grimm (G/C)
      #6 Ali Haji-Sheikh (K)
      #78 Dean Hamel (DT)
      #64 Steve Hamilton (DE/DT)
      #66 Joe Jacoby (LT) *
      #82 Anthony Jones (TE)
      #55 Mel Kaufman (LOLB) *
      #61 Rick Kehr (G)
      #74 Markus Koch (DE)
      #72 Dexter Manley (RDE) *
      #71 Charles Mann (LDE) *
      #73 Mark May (RT) *
      #63 Raleigh McKenzie (LG) *
      #57 Rich Milot (LB)
      #81 Art Monk (WR)
      #52 Neal Olkewicz (MLB) *
      #87 Terry Orr (TE)
      #38 George Rogers (RB)
      #83 Ricky Sanders (WR) *
      #10 Jay Schroeder (QB)
      #36 Timmy Smith (RB) *
      #69 R.C.Thielemann (RG) *
      #31 Clarence Vaughn (S)
      #40 Alvin Walton (SS) *
      #85 Don Warren (TE) *
      #45 Barry Wilburn (RCB) *
      #17 Doug Williams (QB) *
      #46 Dennis Woodberry (CB)
      #80 Eric Yarber (WR/KR)
      Inactive
      #30 Anthony Allen (RB/WR)
      #88 Joe Caravello (TE)
      #58 David Jones (C)
      #41 Tim Morrison (CB)
      #89 Clarence Verdin (WR/KR)

      Denver Broncos
      #35 Kenny Bell (RB)
      #54 Keith Bishop (G/C) *
      #24 Tony Boddie (RB)
      #65 Walt Bowyer (DE)
      #34 Tyrone Braxton (S)
      #56 Michael Brooks (LB)
      #28 Jeremiah Castille (CB/S)
      #27 Kevin (K.C.) Clark (CB)
      #55 Rick Dennison (LB)
      #7 John Elway (QB) *
      #73 Simon Fletcher (LOLB) *
      #62 Mike Freeman (C) *
      #90 Freddie Gilbert (DE)
      #36 Mark Haynes (LCB) *
      #2 Mike Horan (P)
      #79 Stefan Humphries (G) *
      #98 Ricky Hunley (RILB) *
      #82 Vance Johnson (WR) *
      #75 Rulon Jones (RDE) *
      #12 Ken Karcher (QB)
      #3 Rich Karlis (K)
      #72 Keith Kartz (T)
      #88 Clarence Kay (TE) *
      #97 Bruce Klostermann (LB)
      #71 Greg Kragen (NT) *
      #8 Gary Kubiak (QB)
      #33 Gene Lang (RB) *
      #76 Ken Lanier (T) *
      #68 Larry Lee (G/C) (DNP)
      #22 Tony Lilly (FS) *
      #59 Tim Lucas (LB)
      #77 Karl Mecklenburg (LILB) *
      #46 Bobby Micho (TE/RB)
      #89 Orson Mobley (TE)
      #84 Ricky Nattiel (WR) *
      #38 Bruce Plummer (CB)
      #48 Randy Robbins (S)
      #50 Jim Ryan (ROLB) *
      #30 Steve Sewell (RB/WR)
      #49 Dennis Smith (SS) *
      #70 Dave Studdard (T) *
      #61 Andre Townsend (LDE) *
      #81 Steve Watson (WR)
      #45 Steve Wilson (RCB) *
      #23 Sammy Winder (RB) *
      Inactive
      #86 Mitch Andrews (TE)
      #95 Steve Bryan (NT)
      #83 Sam Graddy (WR)
      #80 Mark Jackson (WR)
      #74 Dan Remsberg (T)

    • Referee: Bob McElwee (95)
      Umpire: Al Conway (27)
      Head Linesman: Dale Hamer (104)
      Line Judge: Jack Fette (39)
      Field Judge: Johnny Grier (23)
      Side Judge: Don Wedge (28)
      Back Judge: Al Jury (106)

      Alternate: Jerry Markbreit (9)

    • Super Bowl XXII Entertainment:
      Pregame: Salute to Bob Hope, fly over by Navy's Blue Angels
      Anthem: Herb Alpert
      Half Time: Something Grand with Chubby Checker, the Rockettes and 88 grand pianos (produced by Radio City Music Hall)

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