Super Bowl 6 logo, Dallas Cowboys 24VS Miami Dolphins 3, MVP Roger Staubach

Super Bowl VI (6)
Game Summary



Dallas Cowboys
24
Miami Dolphins
3
Dallas Cowboys Superbowl VI Ring

Coaches


Dallas Cowboys:
Tom Landry
Miami Dolphins:
Don Shula

Half Time Show


Headliner: Ella Fitzgerald, Carol Channing, Al Hirt & U.S. Marine Corps Drill Team.

Location


Tulane Stadium
New Orleans, LA

Date: August 17, 1970
Attendance: 81,023

MVP


Roger Staubach
Quarterback (QB)
Dallas Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys Defeats Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl VI.  Roger Staubach named MVP.

After a near-miss in Super Bowl V, the Cowboys completely dominated the Dolphins in Super Bowl VI at Tulane Stadium. Led by Duane Thomas, the Cowboys used a punishing ground attack in setting a Super Bowl record of 252 yards rushing. They outgained the Dolphins 352 yards to 185 and racked up 13 more first downs and not permitting a touchdown for the first time in Super Bowl history and a Super Bowl Record.

Larry Csonka had not fumbled all season until the Dolphins second possession of Superbowl VI. The Cowboys immediately moved the ball downfield and kicked a 9-yard field goal by Mike Clark giving Dallas a 3-0 lead with 1:23 left in the first quarter. The Cowboys stingy defense was evident on their next series. On 3rd down and 9 at the Dolphins 38-yard line, Bob Griese, in shotgun, went back to pass, with no receivers open, Griese scrambled ackwardly trying to avoid Bob Lilly scrambled across the field and was eventually sacked for a 29 yard loss.

After Dallas received the second-half kickoff, Duane Thomas led a 71-yard march in eight plays for a 17-3 margin.

Howley intercepted Bob Griese's pass at the 50 and returned it to the Miami 9 early in the fourth period, and three plays later Roger Staubach passed 7 yards to Mike Ditka for the final touchdown.

Thomas rushed for 95 yards and Walt Garrison gained 74.

Staubach, voted the game's most valuable player, completed 12 of 19 passes for 119 yards and two touchdowns.

Miami became the first team to not score a touchdown in a Super Bowl.



Scoring Information


 ScoreTimeFirst DownsEfficiencies
Game Summary PossRPXT3Down4Down
Dallas Cowboys2439:1215 80237/141/1
Miami Dolphins 320:48 9 70162/90/0
TeamQtrTimePlay Description (Extra Point) (Drive Info)VisitorHome
Cowboys 113:37Clark 9yd Field Goal30
Cowboys 213:45Alworth 7 pass from Staubach (Clark kick)100
Dolphins214:56Yepremian 31yd Field Goal103
Cowboys 3 5:17D. Thomas 3 run (Clark kick)173
Cowboys 4 3:18Ditka 7 pass from Staubach (Clark kick)243
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