Tremendous Bowl XXV

Background

NFL house owners voted to award Tremendous Bowl XXV to Tampa throughout a Might 20, 1987 assembly. This was the second time that Tampa hosted the sport; the town beforehand hosted Tremendous Bowl XVIII on January 22, 1984.

The Payments and the Giants entered the sport utilizing contrasting types: Whereas the Payments led the league in complete factors scored (428), the Giants led the league in fewest factors allowed (211).

New York Giants

Important article: 1990 New York Giants season

The 1990 New York Giants have been constructed to go coach Invoice Parcells' specs of "energy soccer": a strong protection and an offense that sustained extraordinarily lengthy drives. The Giants' protection ranked second within the league in fewest complete yards allowed (four,392) and first in fewest factors allowed, and boasted three Professional Bowl choices: defensive deal with Erik Howard, and linebackers Pepper Johnson and Lawrence Taylor. The secondary was led by defensive again Everson Partitions, an offseason acquisition from the Dallas Cowboys, who recorded 6 interceptions. The Giants' offense was unspectacular, rating simply 17th within the league in yards gained and 13th in factors scored. However they wore down opposing groups' defenses with extraordinarily lengthy drives, thus maintaining their opponents' offense on the sidelines and stopping them from scoring. Extra importantly, the Giants set an NFL report by dropping solely 14 turnovers in a 16-game common season. An enormous cause for the staff's offensive success was the blocking of linemen Bart Oates and William Roberts, the one Professional Bowlers on the offense. Kick returner Dave Meggett led the NFL in punt return yards (467), whereas additionally gaining 492 yards on kickoff returns, dashing for 164 yards, and catching 39 passes for 410 yards.

New York started the common season by profitable their first 10 video games, after which went right into a tailspin and misplaced three of their subsequent 4. One week after dropping to the division rival Philadelphia Eagles, 3113, the 101 Giants have been defeated on Monday Night time Soccer in a 73 defensive battle with the 101 San Francisco 49ers, who had gained the earlier two Tremendous Bowls and finally completed the common season with an NFL greatest 142 document. Then, of their 1713 loss to the Payments, New York suffered a serious setback when beginning quarterback Phil Simms went down for the season with a damaged bone in his foot.

Simms' alternative, Jeff Hostetler, had began solely two video games in his seven years as a backup with the Giants. Nevertheless, Hostetler displayed effective passing and scrambling means in his restricted enjoying time through the season, and threw just one interception and dedicated no fumbles. With Hostetler on the helm, the Giants responded by profitable their last two video games to complete the common season 133, ok to win the NFC East and earn the second seed within the NFC playoffs.

Buffalo Payments

Principal article: 1990 Buffalo Payments season

The Payments had a really gifted workforce with 9 Professional Bowl choices on their roster. Their protection was led by defensive finish Bruce Smith, who recorded 19 sacks and gained the NFL Defensive Participant of the Yr Award. Behind him, Three of the Payments beginning linebackers, Darryl Talley, Shane Conlan, and Cornelius Bennett, have been chosen to the Professional Bowl. And on particular groups, Professional Bowler Steve Tasker was a serious menace, forcing fumbles, delivering jarring tackles, and blocking kicks.

However nearly as good as their protection was, it was the Payments' flashy, high-powered offense that gained probably the most consideration. In contrast to the Giants, the Payments routinely used the no-huddle offense to storm down the sector and rating factors in a short time. As an alternative of going right into a huddle after every play, quarterback Jim Kelly would instantly ship his offense again to the road of scrimmage and name the play there after studying the protection. This technique prevented opposing defenses from correctly studying the Payments formation, making substitutions, and even catching their breath.

The Payments' no-huddle Okay-Gun offense labored nicely sufficient for Kelly to complete the common season as the highest rated quarterback within the NFL (101.2), throwing for two,829 yards, 24 touchdowns, and solely 9 interceptions. One cause for his success was that he had 2 excellent large receivers: Andre Reed, who made his specialty going throughout the center on slants and crossing routes, recorded 71 receptions, 945 yards, and eight touchdowns, and future corridor of famer James Lofton, who was the deep menace with 35 receptions for 712 yards (a 20.Three yards per catch common). Tight finish Keith McKeller contributed 34 receptions for 464 yards and 5 touchdowns. Professional Bowl operating again Thurman Thomas had 1,297 dashing yards, caught 49 passes for 532 yards, and scored 13 touchdowns. Thomas led the NFL in yards from scrimmage. A key to the Payments' prolific offense was the blocking of its excellent offensive line, led by All-Professional middle Kent Hull and Professional Bowl guard Will Wolford.

Although Kelly missed the final 2 video games of the season with a knee damage, suffered in the identical recreation through which the Giants misplaced Simms, the Payments completed with a 133 common season report.

Playoffs

See additionally: NFL playoffs, 1990-91

The Giants started their championship postseason run by simply eliminating the Chicago Bears, 313. In main the Giants' "energy soccer" offense, Hostetler threw solely 17 passes, however two went for touchdowns and he dedicated no turnovers. He additionally directed a dashing assault that gained 194 yards, together with 43 (and a landing) from Hostetler himself. However New York misplaced one other key participant for the season when rookie operating again Rodney Hampton, the group's second main rusher in the course of the common season with 455 yards, suffered a damaged leg.

The next Sunday, the Giants upset the San Francisco 49ers, 1513, within the NFC Championship Recreation. The 49ers, an NFL-best 142 within the common season and winners of the final two Tremendous Bowls, have been 6 level favorites at kickoff. Their excellent protection was led by future Corridor of Fame defensive again Ronnie Lott and linebacker Charles Haley, who led the NFC in sacks. San Francisco's offense was thought-about the most effective within the NFC, led by future Corridor of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and broad receiver Jerry Rice. Nevertheless, aside from a 61-yard landing move from Montana to broad receiver John Taylor, the Giants contained the 49ers' offense extraordinarily nicely. A sack by Giants' defensive finish Leonard Marshall early within the fourth quarter knocked Montana out of the sport. Regardless of their nice defensive effort, the Giants nonetheless trailed 13-9 late within the fourth quarter, however a 30-yard run from linebacker Gary Causes on a pretend punt arrange kicker Matt Bahr's fourth subject aim, slicing their deficit to 13-12. The 49ers (now led by Steve Younger) tried to expire the clock on their ensuing possession, however San Francisco operating again Roger Craig had the ball dislodged by nosetackle Eric Howard, and Lawrence Taylor recovered the fumble in mid-air with 2:36 remaining. 5 performs later, Bahr kicked his fifth area objective, a 41-yarder, as time expired to provide New York the win.

As for the Payments, Jim Kelly returned from his damage to steer Buffalo to a 4434 playoff victory over the Miami Dolphins. The Payments jumped to an early 203 lead, however Miami quarterback Dan Marino rallied his group again and minimize Buffalo's result in 30-27 going into the fourth quarter. Nevertheless, Buffalo scored a landing on their first drive of the interval with a five-yard run by Thurman Thomas. Miami then misplaced a fumble on the following kickoff, permitting the Payments to place the sport away with Kelly's 26-yard landing cross to Andre Reed. Kelly completed the sport with 336 passing yards, three touchdowns, and 37 dashing yards. Reed was additionally an enormous issue, recording 123 receiving yards and a pair of landing catches. Lofton caught 7 passes for 149 yards and a landing. Thomas led the Payments floor assault with 32 carries for 117 dashing yards and a couple of touchdowns, whereas additionally catching Three passes for 38 yards.

Buffalo then crushed the Los Angeles Raiders 513, probably the most lopsided rating in AFC Championship Recreation historical past. The Payments' protection dominated the Raiders' offense, which was with out operating again Bo Jackson, who suffered a career-ending damage towards the Cincinnati Bengals the week earlier than, limiting them to an early subject aim and intercepting 5 passes from quarterback Jay Schroeder. In the meantime, the Payments' offense set an NFL playoff document with 41 factors within the first half, placing the sport out of attain by halftime. Kelly was 17 of 23 for 300 yards passing, and two touchdowns to James Lofton. Thomas had 138 yards dashing, 61 yards receiving, and his backup, Kenneth Davis, tied a playoff report with three touchdowns.

Tremendous Bowl pregame information

The Payments have been closely favored to win Tremendous Bowl XXV. Most specialists anticipated that the Giants protection wouldn't be capable of include the Payments' turbo-charged, no-huddle offense, which had scored 95 factors in 2 playoff video games. Many additionally questioned how efficient the Giants' offense can be after failing to attain a single landing within the NFC Championship Recreation. Additionally, in week 15 of the common season, the 2 groups met at Giants Stadium the place the Payments defeated the Giants 1713.

As a result of threats of terrorism related to the Gulf Conflict, additional safety measures have been put in place at Tampa Stadium, together with the positioning of FBI sharpshooters on the higher ranges of the stadium.

For the primary time, every participant wore a Tremendous Bowl emblem patch on his jersey. This may not develop into a daily apply in Tremendous Bowls till Tremendous Bowl XXXI. The Tremendous Bowl XXV emblem was painted at midfield and the NFL emblem was positioned at every of the 2 35-yard strains. For the previous Tremendous Bowl video games since Tremendous Bowl VI, the NFL emblem was painted on the 50-yard line.

Tv and leisure

The sport was broadcast in the USA by ABC with play-by-play announcer Al Michaels and shade commentators Frank Gifford and Dan Dierdorf. Brent Musburger hosted all of the occasions with the assistance of then-ABC Sports activities analysts Lynn Swann and Dick Vermeil, Musburger's common shade commentator on ABC's school soccer telecasts. Additionally sponsors Coca-Cola and Food plan Pepsi needed to withdraw deliberate contest promotions or advertisements because of the Gulf Warfare state of affairs. The sport was broadcast in the UK on Channel four and in Canada on CTV. Due to the Gulf Struggle state of affairs, this marked the primary time the Tremendous Bowl can be broadcast in most nations around the globe. Outdoors of North America and England, this Tremendous Bowl was broadcast for the primary time in such nations as Mexico (Canal de las Estrellas), Australia, Russia, and most different nations.

Pregame ceremonies

Singer Whitney Houston's rendition of the nationwide anthem throughout Tremendous Bowl XXV, backed by the Florida Orchestra, was later launched as a single, the place it reached quantity 20 on the Billboard Scorching 100, making her the one artist to show the nationwide anthem into successful single.[citation needed] The only was additionally reissued after the September 11, 2001 assaults a decade later and charted even greater on the Scorching 100, reaching quantity six.

Former NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle joined the coin toss ceremony.

Halftime present

The halftime present was titled "A Small World Salute to 25 Years of the Tremendous Bowl". It was produced by Disney and featured over Three,500 native youngsters from totally different ethnic backgrounds and a efficiency by boy band New Youngsters on the Block, with particular visitor Warren Moon.

ABC didn't broadcast the halftime present stay. As an alternative, they televised a particular ABC Information report anchored by Peter Jennings on the progress of the Gulf Conflict. The halftime present was later proven on tape delay after the sport, though most ABC associates ran the primary episode of Davis Guidelines following the printed.

After the sport

This Tremendous Bowl was the inspiration for the Ray Finkle character within the 1994 film Ace Ventura: Pet Detective[citation needed] and offered a essential plot level for the 1998 Vincent Gallo movie Buffalo '66.

In an episode of Everyone Loves Raymond, Ray and Debra are watching their wedding ceremony video when abruptly the tape cuts to the opening kickoff of the sport. Debra says "Did you hit one thing?" Ray says no, then Debra says, "Then why am I seeing soccer?" Afterward within the episode, Ray has a gaggle of his pals over to observe the tape of the sport, and simply as Scott Norwood misses his kick, the tape cuts again to the marriage, to the dismay of his associates. Ray says "Everyone knows what occurred." Considered one of his associates (The Priest) then stated, "I forgot."

Recreation abstract

To counteract the Payments' no-huddle offense, the Giants' technique was to make use of an influence operating recreation using O.J. Anderson, aided by quarterback rollouts, bootlegs, and play-action fakes. As tight finish Mark Bavaro later recalled, "[w]e got here out with three tight ends, fats slobs choosing you up and shifting you and letting you deal with O.J., in the event you might." This enabled them to take time without work the clock and restrict Buffalo's possessions. The Giants set a Tremendous Bowl document for time of possession with 40 minutes, 33 seconds, together with 22 minutes within the second half. On protection, New York needed to be bodily with Buffalo's wideouts, and play with additional defensive backs to focus on stopping the Payments passing recreation, whereas conceding the operating recreation.

The distinction in methods was evident in the course of the first interval. After forcing the Payments to punt on the opening drive of the sport, the Giants consumed 6:15 off the clock by marching 58 yards in 10 performs to attain on a 28-yard subject aim from Matt Bahr. In that drive, New York ran 5 dashing performs and 5 passing performs. However the Payments struck proper again on their ensuing possession with a five-play, 66-yard drive that took 1:23 off the clock, together with a tipped 61-yard completion from quarterback Jim Kelly to receiver James Lofton that arrange Scott Norwood's 23-yard subject aim to tie the sport at Three-Three.

After forcing the Giants to punt on their ensuing possession, the Payments' offensive technique began to work to perfection. Kelly led the Payments on a 12-play, 80-yard scoring drive that consumed four:27 and moved the ball so successfully that the group by no means confronted a 3rd down. Kelly accomplished six consecutive passes (4 to Andre Reed) for 62 yards, and operating again Don Smith capped it off with a one-yard landing run to provide Buffalo a 10-Three lead. Smith's 1-yard landing run was his solely carry of the sport and the final carry of his profession. Reed's 5 first quarter receptions have been a Tremendous Bowl report.

After buying and selling punts, the Giants have been pinned at their very own 7-yard line. On second down, defensive lineman Bruce Smith sacked quarterback Jeff Hostetler in the long run zone for a security, growing the Payments' lead 12-Three. On the play, Smith had an opportunity to pressure a fumble since Hostetler was holding the soccer with solely his throwing hand. However to his credit score, Hostetler held the ball away from Smith, serving to to make sure that solely 2 factors can be surrendered.

The Payments began out on their subsequent drive with nice subject place following the free kick, however have been pressured to punt after Three performs. Taking the ball at their very own 13-yard line with Three:43 left within the second quarter, the Giants deserted their lengthy drive technique and employed a fast strike assault of their very own. Hostetler led the Giants 87 yards, scoring on a 14-yard landing cross to large receiver Stephen Baker with simply 25 seconds left within the half to chop New York's deficit to 12-10.

The Giants opened the third quarter and resumed their unique recreation technique by driving 75 yards in 14 performs to attain on Ottis Anderson's one-yard landing run, taking the lead at 17-12. The drive consumed a then Tremendous Bowl document 9 minutes and 29 seconds (since surpassed by the Giants in Tremendous Bowl XLII), and included 4 profitable third down conversions. The spotlight was a 14 yard cross to extensive receiver Mark Ingram on third down and 13 yards to go. Ingram caught a brief cross and broke 5 Buffalo tackles to get the primary down and hold the drive alive.

After forcing Buffalo to punt on its ensuing possession, New York drove to the Payments' 35-yard line. However on fourth and two, Smith tackled Anderson for a 2-yard loss. Buffalo then took over and stormed down the sector, advancing 63 yards in simply 4 performs and scoring on a 31-yard burst from operating again Thurman Thomas on the primary play of the fourth quarter, regaining the lead at 19-17. Thomas' fourth quarter landing run marked 1,00Zero factors scored in Tremendous Bowl historical past (1,001 with the additional level).

Nevertheless, earlier than the Payments' defenders had an opportunity to catch their breath, they discovered themselves again on the sector making an attempt to include one other lengthy Giants drive. This one went for 14 performs and 74 yards, half of which got here off passes from Hostetler to tight finish Mark Bavaro, and took one other 7:32 off the clock. The Payments managed to halt the drive at their very own Three-yard line when linebacker Cornelius Bennett broke up Hostetler's third down cross, however Bahr kicked his second subject objective to offer New York a 20-19 lead.

On the Payments' ensuing possession, they might solely advance to their very own 41-yard line earlier than having to punt, enabling the Giants to take extra time without work the clock. The Payments lastly pressured New York to punt and took the ball at their very own 10-yard line with 2:16 remaining. Kelly then led them down the sector with a mixture of scrambles, brief passes, and Thomas runs. Buffalo drove to the Giants' 29-yard line, establishing Norwood for a 47-yard area aim try with eight seconds left. Nevertheless, his kick sailed extensive proper, lower than a yard outdoors of the goalpost upright.

There have been many spectacular performances within the recreation by gamers from each groups. Jim Kelly accomplished 18 of 30 passes for 212 yards with no interceptions, whereas including one other 23 yards on six dashing makes an attempt. Jeff Hostetler accomplished 20 of 32 passes for 222 yards and a landing, and rushed for 10 yards. Dave Meggett recorded 129 mixed internet yards (48 dashing, 18 receiving, 37 punt return, 26 kickoff return). However one of the best performances got here from each groups' beginning operating backs. Ottis Anderson rushed for 102 yards, caught a move for seven yards, and scored a landing. Thurman Thomas scored a landing, rushed for 135 yards, and caught 5 passes for 55 yards, giving him 190 complete yards from the road of scrimmage. Thomas' 135 yards are probably the most yards dashing for a member of a dropping group. This was additionally solely the second Tremendous Bowl to have two 100-yard rushers.

The defensive recreation plan for the Giants, written by defensive coordinator Invoice Belichick, has been included within the Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame. The Giants' triumph helped Belichick and large receivers coach Tom Coughlin make their names and ultimately land head-coaching jobs with the Cleveland Browns and Boston School, respectively. Presently, Belichick is head coach of the New England Patriots, whereas Coughlin went from Boston School to be the first-ever head coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars, and is at present the top coach of the Giants. Giants head coach Invoice Parcells retired shortly after profitable his second Tremendous Bowl with the Giants. Nevertheless, he has coached three different groups since then: the New England Patriots (whom he helped convey to Tremendous Bowl XXXI) from 1993-1996, the New York Jets from 1997-1999, and the Dallas Cowboys from 2003-2006. Each Coughlin and Belichick have gone on to win Tremendous Bowls as head coaches: Belichick with the Patriots in Tremendous Bowls XXXVI, XXXVIII, and XXXIX; Coughlin with the Giants in Tremendous Bowl XLII, paradoxically towards Belichick's Patriots.

This was the primary Tremendous Bowl through which neither group dedicated a turnover. The one different Tremendous Bowl thus far and not using a turnover is Tremendous Bowl XXXIV, by which the St. Louis Rams defeated the Tennessee Titans 23-16.

Scoring abstract

First Quarter

NYG - FG: Matt Bahr 28 yards Three-Zero NYG

BUF - FG: Scott Norwood 23 yards Three-Three tie

Second Quarter

BUF - TD: Don Smith 1 yard run (Scott Norwood kick) 10-Three BUF

BUF - Security: Bruce Smith sacked Jeff Hostetler in finish zone 12-Three BUF

NYG - TD: Stephen Baker 14 yard move from Jeff Hostetler (Matt Bahr kick)12-10 BUF

Third Quarter

NYG - TD: Ottis Anderson 1 yard run (Matt Bahr kick) 17-12 NYG

Fourth Quarter

BUF - TD: Thurman Thomas 31 yard run (Scott Norwood kick) 19-17 BUF

NYG - FG: Matt Bahr 21 yards 20-19 NYG

Beginning lineups

Supply:

Buffalo

Place

N.Y. Giants

OFFENSE

James Lofton

WR

Mark Ingram

Will Wolford

LT

Jumbo Elliott

Jim Ritcher

LG

William Roberts

Kent Hull

C

Bart Oates

John Davis

RG

Eric Moore

Howard Ballard

RT

Doug Riesenberg

Keith McKeller

TE

Mark Bavaro

Andre Reed

WR

Stephen Baker

Jim Kelly

QB

Jeff Hostetler

Thurman Thomas

RB

Ottis Anderson

Jamie Mueller

FB

Maurice Carthon

DEFENSE

Leon Seals

LE

Eric Dorsey

Jeff Wright

NT

Erik Howard

Bruce Smith

RE

Leonard Marshall

Cornelius Bennett

LOLB

Carl Banks

Shane Conlan

LILB

Gary Causes

Ray Bentley

RILB

Pepper Johnson

Darryl Talley

ROLB

Lawrence Taylor

Kirby Jackson

LCB

Mark Collins

Nate Odomes

RCB

Everson Partitions

Leonard Smith

SS

Greg Jackson

Mark Kelso

FS

Myron Guyton

Quotes from the Tremendous Bowl

No good! Extensive proper New York Giants Win Tremendous Bowl 25!

BC play by play announcer Al Michaels making the decision of Scott Norwood's missed subject aim.

Snap. Spot. Within the air. It is received the space! It's...no good New York Giants Have Gained Tremendous Bowl 25!

iants play-by-play announcer Jim Gordon calling the identical second as Michaels above.

Reich places it down, on the best way. It is lengthy sufficient! And it's no good! He missed it to the best with 4 seconds to play!

ills play-by-play announcer Van Miller calling the identical second.

Officers

Referee: Jerry Seeman (Seeman would exchange Artwork McNally because the NFL's Director of Officiating after this recreation)

Umpire: Artwork Demmas

Head Linesman: Sid Semon

Line Decide: Dick McKenzie

Area Decide: Jack Vaughan

Aspect Decide: Larry Nemmers

Again Decide: Banks Williams

Recreation time and climate circumstances

6:00 p.m. EST

71 F (22 C), clear

See additionally

1990 NFL season

NFL playoffs, 1990-91

Buffalo '66

Notes

^ http://tvbythenumbers.com/2009/01/18/historical-super-bowl-tv-ratings/11044

^ "Sports activities Individuals: Professional Soccer; The Rozelle Trophy". The New York Occasions (The New York Occasions Firm). October 10, 1990. http://question.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0CE6DC103DF933A25753C1A966958260. Retrieved February 25, 2007. 

^ It is Tremendous Bowl loser Norwood's unfortunate quantity. This is why... Gary Imlach, The Guardian, January 7, 2007

^ O'Donnell, Chuck. Mark Bavaro: the previous Giants tight finish remembers being on pins and needles as Buffalo's Scott Norwood lined up for his ill-fated subject aim in Tremendous Bowl 25, Soccer Digest, June 2005, accessed Might 9, 2007.

^ In Tremendous Bowl III, New York Jets operating again Matt Snell recorded 121 dashing yards whereas Baltimore Colts operating again Tom Matte ran for 116.

^ Neft, David S., Cohen, Richard M., and Korch, Rick. The Full Historical past of Skilled Soccer from 1892 to the Current. 1994 ISBN 0312114354

Sources

2006 NFL Document and Reality Ebook. Time Inc. Residence Leisure. ISBN 1-933405-32-5. 

Complete Soccer II: The Official Encyclopedia of the Nationwide Soccer League. Harper Collins. ISBN 1-933405-32-5. 

The Sporting Information Full Tremendous Bowl Guide 1995. ISBN Zero-89204-523-X. 

http://www.pro-football-reference.com - Giant on-line database of NFL knowledge and statistics

Tremendous Bowl play-by-plays from USA In the present day (Final accessed September 28, 2005)

All-Time Tremendous Bowl Odds from The Sports activities Community (Final accessed October 16, 2005)

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