Super Bowl

Season 27 Episode 1

Super Bowl XXVII - Dallas Cowboys vs. Buffalo Bills

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Aired Sunday 3:15 PM Jan 31, 1993 on CBS
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Super Bowl XXVII - Dallas Cowboys vs. Buffalo Bills
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Super Bowl XXVII between the NFC Champion Dallas Cowboys and the AFC Champion Buffalo Bills at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
Final Score: Dallas Cowboys 52 Buffalo Bills 17

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  • this was a good superbowl

    8.5
    in this superbowl it was the dallas cowboys going to try to win a superbowl and it was aginst the bills who had lost quite a few before this one and it turned out to be a good one and it had some good momements but we would see the dallas cowboys pull ahead and win this one . it was a great supebowl and we would see the teams face each other the falling year and it would make history and this was a good one and why i rated this super bowl a 8.5 it also had alot of hallfamers that belonged to the teammoreless
Bob Trumpy

Bob Trumpy

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O.J. Simpson

O.J. Simpson

Sideline Reporter

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Todd Christensen

Todd Christensen

Sideline Reporter

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  • TRIVIA (14)

    • Final Score
      Dallas Cowboys 52
      Buffalo Bills 17

    • Troy Aikman Dallas Cowboys Quarterback was named Super Bowl XXVII MVP.

    • Coaching Staffs
      Dallas Cowboys
      Jimmy Johnson (Head Coach) (1-0 in Super Bowls)
      Hubbard Alexander (Wide Receivers)
      Joe Avezzano (Special Teams)
      Joe Brodsky (Running Backs)
      Dave Campo (Defensive Backs)
      Butch Davis (Defensive Line)
      Robert Ford (Tight Ends)
      Steve Hoffman (Kickers / Quality Control)
      Bob Slowik (Defensive Assistant)
      Norv Turner (Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks)
      Dave Wannstedt (Def. Coordinator / Linebackers / Assistant Head Coach)
      Tony Wise (Offensive Line)
      Mike Woicik (Strength & Conditioning)

      Buffalo Bills
      Marv Levy (Head Coach) (0-3 in Super Bowls)
      Tom Bresnahan (Offensive Coordinator / Line)
      Walt Corey (Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers)
      Bruce DeHaven (Special Teams)
      Charlie Joiner (Receivers)
      Rusty Jones (Strength & Conditioning)
      Don Lawrence (Offensive Quality Control / Tight Ends)
      Chuck Lester (Defensive Quality Control / Administrative Assistant to Head Coach)
      Elijah Pitts (Assistant Head Coach / Running Backs)
      Dick Roach (Defensive Backs)
      Dan Sekanovich (Defensive Line)
      Jim Shofner (Quarterbacks)

    • Path to the Super Bowl
      Dallas Cowboys
      NFC East Champions (13-3)
      Divisional Playoff: defeated Wild Card Philadelphia Eagles 34-10.
      Championship Game: defeated NFC West Champion San Francisco 49ers 30-20.

      Buffalo Bills
      AFC Wild Card (11-5)
      Wild Card Round: defeated Wild Card Houston Oilers 41-38 (OT)
      Divisional Playoff: defeated AFC Central Champion Pittsburgh Steelers 24-3.
      Championship Game: defeated AFC East Champion Miami Dolphins 29-10.

    • The victory improved the Dallas Cowboys' franchise Super Bowl record to 3-3.
      The loss dropped the Buffalo Bills' franchise Super Bowl record to 0-3.

    • The coin toss was performed by O.J. Simpson. Buffalo called Heads and won the toss. They elected to receive.

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

    • The Dallas Cowboys received a winner's share of $36,000. The Buffalo Bills received a loser's share of $18,000.

    • The average cost of a 30-second commercial was $850,000.

    • The face value of Super Bowl XXVII tickets was $175.

    • Dallas was designated the home team for Super Bowl XXVII. They wore white jerseys and silver pants while Buffalo wore blue jerseys and white pants.

    • The Dallas Cowboys were 6.5 point favorites.

    • The Dallas Cowboys became the first team to appear in six Super Bowls.

    • The Dallas Cowboys forced a Super Bowl record nine turnovers (five fumbles, four interceptions).

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  • NOTES (3)

    • Super Bowl Rosters
      Dallas Cowboys
      #34 Tommie Agee (RB)
      #8 Troy Aikman (QB) *
      #7 Steve Beuerlein (QB)
      #24 Larry Brown (LCB) *
      #75 Tony Casillas (RDT) *
      #68 Frank Cornish (C/G)
      #58 Dixon Edwards (LB)
      #2 Lin Elliott (K)
      #27 Thomas Everett (SS) *
      #39 Derrick Gainer (RB)
      #29 Kenneth Gant (S)
      #63 John Gesek (RG) *
      #66 Kevin Gogan (G/T)
      #94 Charles Haley (RDE) *
      #80 Alvin Harper (WR) *
      #70 Dale Hellestrae (G/C)
      #95 Chad Hennings (DT)
      #47 Clayton Holmes (CB)
      #30 Issiac Holt (CB)
      #20 Ray Horton (S)
      #88 Michael Irvin (WR) *
      #77 Jim Jeffcoat (DE)
      #48 Daryl Johnston (RB) *
      #97 Jimmie Jones (DT)
      #55 Robert Jones (MLB) *
      #78 Leon Lett (DT)
      #83 Kelvin Martin (WR/KR)
      #67 Russell Maryland (LDT) *
      #98 Godfrey Myles (LB)
      #61 Nate Newton (G) *
      #51 Ken Norton (LOLB) *
      #84 Jay Novacek (TE) *
      #52 Mickey Pruitt (LB)
      #4 Mike Saxon (P)
      #22 Emmitt Smith (RB) *
      #82 Jimmy L. Smith (WR)
      #26 Kevin Smith (RCB) *
      #57 Vinson Smith (ROLB) *
      #53 Mark Stepnoski (C) *
      #89 Derek Tennell (TE)
      #92 Tony Tolbert (LDE) *
      #71 Mark Tuinei (LT) *
      #37 James Washington (FS) *
      #79 Erik Williams (RT) *
      #28 Darren Woodson (S)
      Inactive
      #76 Alan Veingrad (G/T)
      #23 Robert Williams (S)

      Buffalo Bills
      #86 Rob Awalt (TE)
      #54 Carlton Bailey (LB)
      #75 Howard Ballard (RT) *
      #82 Don Beebe (WR) *
      #97 Cornelius Bennett (RILB) *
      #2 Steve Christie (K)
      #58 Shane Conlan (LILB) *
      #43 Matt Darby (S)
      #65 John Davis (G)
      #23 Kenneth Davis (RB)
      #70 John Fina (G/T)
      #59 Mitch Frerotte (C/G)
      #35 Carwell Gardner (RB)
      #95 Keith Goganious (LB)
      #26 Chris Hale (CB)
      #90 Phil Hansen (LDE) *
      #27 Clifford Hicks (CB)
      #67 Kent Hull (C) *
      #47 Kirby Jackson (CB)
      #20 Henry Jones (SS) *
      #12 Jim Kelly (QB) *
      #38 Mark Kelso (FS) *
      #81 Brad Lamb (WR)
      #63 Adam Lingner (C)
      #73 Mike Lodish (NT)
      #80 James Lofton (WR) *
      #55 Mark Maddox (LB)
      #84 Keith McKeller (TE)
      #88 Pete Metzelaars (TE) *
      #9 Chris Mohr (P)
      #37 Nate Odomes (RCB) *
      #74 Glenn Parker (RG) *
      #53 Marvcus Patton (LOLB) *
      #94 Mark Pike (DE)
      #83 Andre Reed (WR) *
      #14 Frank Reich (QB)
      #51 Jim Ritcher (LG) *
      #78 Bruce Smith (RDE) *
      #56 Darryl Talley (ROLB) *
      #89 Steve Tasker (WR)
      #34 Thurman Thomas (RB) *
      #29 James Williams (LCB) *
      #69 Will Wolford (LT) *
      #91 Jeff Wright (NT) *
      #93 Keith Willis (DE) (DNP)
      Inactive
      #7 Gale Gilbert (QB)
      #24 Kurt Schulz (S)

      * Starters
      DNP - Did Not Play

    • Referee: Dick Hantak (105)
      Umpire: Ron Botchan (110)
      Head Linesman: Ron Phares (10)
      Line Judge: Dick McKenzie (41)
      Field Judge: Donnie Hampton (44)
      Side Judge: Dean Look (49)
      Back Judge: Jim Poole (92)

      For the first time in Super Bowl history, officials changed shirts at halftime. They wore short-sleeved shirts in the first half and long-sleeved shirts in the second half.

    • Super Bowl XXVII Entertainment:
      Pregame: Movies, Music, Hollywood Tribute to music and movies featuring the Rockettes; fly over by Navy's Strike Fighter Squadron, USS Nimitz
      Anthem: Garth Brooks (American Sign Language performance by Marlee Matlin)
      Half Time: Heal The World with Michael Jackson and 3,500 local children. Finale included audience card stunt.

      Half Time Program: Jam, Billie Jean, Black or White and Heal The World

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