Super Bowl 11 logo, Oakland Raiders 32VS Minnesota Vikings 14, MVP Fred Biletnikoff

Super Bowl XI (11)
Game Summary

Oakland Raiders
Minnesota Vikings
Oakland Raiders Superbowl XI Ring


Oakland Raiders:
John Madden
Minnesota Vikings:
Bud Grant

Half Time Show

Headliner: Los Angeles Unified All-City Band & Crowd Participation.


Rose Bowl
Pasadena, CA

Date: August 17, 1970
Attendance: 103,438


Fred Biletnikoff
Wide Receiver (WR)
Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders Defeats Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl XI.  Fred Biletnikoff named MVP.

The Vikings took their place at the top of the Super Bowl frustration list with their fourth loss. The game was even more lopsided than the score. Oakland won on the ground, with Clarence Davis picking up 137 of Oakland's 266 rushing yards. The Raiders' defense held Minnesota's 1,100-yard rusher, Chuck Foreman, to only 44 yards. Biletnikoff caught four passes for 79 yards, including a 48-yard gain to set up the touchdown that put the game out of reach.

The Raiders won their first NFL championship before a record Super Bowl crowd plus 81 million television viewers, the largest audience ever to watch a sporting event.

The Raiders gained a record-breaking 429 yards, including running back Clarence Davis's 137 rushing yards.

Wide receiver Fred Biletnikoff made four key receptions, which earned him the game's most valuable player trophy. Oakland scored on three successive possessions in the second quarter to build a 16-0 halftime lead.

Errol Mann's 24-yard field goal opened the scoring, then the AFC champions put together drives of 64 and 35 yards, scoring on a 1-yard pass from Ken Stabler to Dave Casper and a 1-yard run by Pete Banaszak.

The Raiders increased their lead to 19-0 on a 40-yard field goal in the third quarter, but Minnesota responded with a 12-play, 58-yard drive late in the period, with Fran Tarkenton passing eight yards to wide receiver Sammy White to cut the deficit to 19-7.

Two fourth-quarter interceptions clinched the title for the Raiders. One set up Banaszak's second touchdown run, the other resulted in cornerback Willie Brown's Super Bowl-record 75-yard interception return.

Scoring Information

 ScoreTimeFirst DownsEfficiencies
Game Summary PossRPXT3Down4Down
Oakland Raiders 3233:2713 80219/180/1
Minnesota Vikings1426:33 2153206/171/2
TeamQtrTimePlay Description (Extra Point) (Drive Info)VisitorHome
Raiders2 :48Mann 24yd Field Goal30
Raiders2 7:50Casper 1 pass from Stabler (Mann kick)100
Raiders211:27Banaszak 1 run (Mann, kick failed)160
Raiders3 9:44Mann 40yd Field Goal190
Vikings314:13S. White 8 pass from Tarkenton (Cox kick)197
Raiders4 7:21Banaszak 2 run (Mann kick)267
Raiders4 9:17Brown 75 interception return (Mann, kick failed)327
Vikings414:35Voigt 13 pass from Lee (Cox kick)3214
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