Super Bowl 17 logo, Washington Redskins 27VS Miami Dolphons 17, MVP John Riggins

Super Bowl XVII (17)
Team Drive Chart



Washington Redskins
27
Miami Dolphons
17
Washington Redskins Superbowl XVII Ring

Coaches


Washington Redskins:
Joe Gibbs
Miami Dolphons:
Don Shula

Half Time Show


Headliner: Los Angeles Super Drill Team.

Location


Rose Bowl Stadium
Pasadena, CA

Date: August 18, 1970
Attendance: 103,667

MVP


John Riggins
Running Back (RB)
Washington Redskins

*Miami won the coin toss and elected to receive.

First Quarter

Miami Dolphins (15:00)


Hayes kick to M 8 L. Blackwood 17 return (Wonsley).
MIA 251–10Woodley pass to Nathan overthrown incomplete.
MIA 252–10Franklin 2 run middle (Butz).
MIA 273–8Woodley 7 run evading pass rush (Coleman).
MIA 344–1Orosz 42 punt Nelms 5 return (Potter).

Washington Redskins (13:09)

WAS 291–10Riggins 5 run middle (Duhe).
WAS 342–5Riggins 4 run off right tackle (Rhone).
WAS 383–1Riggins 3 run right (Baumhower).
WAS 411–10Theismann 11 screen pass to Brown (Rhone).
MIA 481–10Riggins 1 run middle (Brudzinski).
MIA 472–9Theismann pass to Garrett broken up (G. Blackwood) incomplete.
MIA 473–9Theismann sacked loss of 7 (Rhone).
WAS 464–16Hayes 54 punt into end zone touchback.

Miami Dolphins (9:06)

MIA 201–10Nathan 4 run middle (Olkewicz).
MIA 242–6Woodley 76 pass to Cefalo right sideline (caught at M 45) touchdown (8:11). von Schamann kicked extra point.
Miami scoring drive: 80 yards 2 plays :55.

Miami 7 Washington 0

Washington Redskins (8:11)


von Schamann kick to W 11 Nelms 39 return (Judson). Washington penalized 10 from spot of foul (W 35) for illegal block (Lowry). Nelms credited with 24 return.
WAS 251–10Riggins 4 run middle (Baumhower).
WAS 292–6Riggins 5 run middle (Kozlowski).
WAS 343–1Theismann sacked loss of 3 (Gordon).
WAS 31 4–4Hayes 41 punt Vigorito 10 return (Williams).

Miami Dolphins (6:00)

MIA 381–10Nathan 12 run middle (Kaufman).
501–10Franklin 9 run middle (Murphy).
WAS 41 2–1Franklin 4 run off left tackle (Olkewicz).
WAS 37 1–10Woodley sacked loss of 17 (Manley) fumbled Butz recovered for Washington at M 46.

Washington Redskins (3:55)

MIA 461–10Theismann pass to Brown deep incomplete.
MIA 462–10Harmon 8 run off left tackle (G. Blackwood).
MIA 383–2Theismann 3 pass to Warren middle (Rhone).
MIA 351–10Riggins 6 run off left tackle (Brudzinski).
MIA 292–4Riggins 7 run middle (Baumhower). Washington–first time out (:57).
MIA 221–10Riggins 4 run off left tackle (Duhe).
MIA 182–6Riggins 3 run off left tackle (Gordon).

END OF FIRST QUARTER:


Miami 7 Washington 0


Second Quarter

MIA 153–3Riggins 1 run off left tackle (Bokamper).
MIA 144–2Moseley 31–yard field goal (14:39).
Washington scoring drive: 32 yards 8 plays 4:16.

Miami 7 Washington 3

Miami Dolphins (14:39)


Hayes kick to M 5 F. Walker 42 return (Williams).
MIA 471–10Nathan 8 run around right end (Kaufman).
WAS 452–2Nathan 3 run middle (Butz).
WAS 421–10Franklin 1 run middle (Manley).
WAS 412–9Woodley 8 pass to Harris right (White).
WAS 333–1Franklin 2 run right (V. Dean).
WAS 311–10Woodley 6 pass to Cefalo left (V. Dean).
WAS 252–4Nathan run middle loss of 1 (Butz).
WAS 263–5Woodley 7 pass to Harris left (Murphy).
WAS 191–10Franklin 4 run middle (Murphy).
WAS 152–6Washington penalized 5 for offsides (Manley).
WAS 102–1Franklin 2 run middle (Murphy).
WAS 81–goalFranklin 2 run off left tackle (Milot).
WAS 62–goal Woodley 3 run right (Murphy).
WAS 33–goalWoodley pass to Cefalo incomplete (V. Dean).
WAS 34–goalvon Schamann 20–yard field goal (6:00).
Miami scoring drive: 50 yards 13 plays 8:39.

Miami 10 Washington 3

Washington Redskins (6:00)


von Schamann kick into end zone touchback.
WAS 201–10Theismann 27 pass to R. Walker left (L. Blackwood).
WAS 471–10R. Walker 6 reverse left (Duhe Gordon).
MIA 472–4Riggins 3 run off tackle (Bokamper).
MIA 443–1Riggins 1 run left (Rhone).
MIA 431–10Theismann 4 screen pass to Brown right (Betters).
MIA 392–6Theismann 15 screen pass to Riggins (Brudzinski).
MIA 241–10Riggins run right loss of 1 (Brudzinski).
MIA 252–11Theismann 12 run evading pass rush (McNeal).
MIA 131–10Riggins 6 run middle (Baumhower). Two–Minute Warning.
MIA 72–4Riggins 3 run around left end (Small).
MIA 43–1Theismann 4 pass to Garrett right end zone touchdown (1:51). Moseley kicked extra point.
Washington scoring drive: 80 yards 11 plays 4:09.

Miami 10 Washington 10

Miami Dolphins (1:51)


Hayes kick to M 2 Walker 98 return left touchdown (1:38). von Schamann kicked extra point. Washington–second time out (injury to Harmon).
Miami scoring drive: 98–yard kickoff return :13.

Miami 17 Washington 10

Washington Redskins (1:38)


von Schamann kick 7 yards into end zone Nelms 20 return (Shull). Washington penalized 6 (half the distance) for illegal block (Liebenstein).
WAS 71–10Riggins 3 run left (Bokamper). Miami–first time out.
WAS 102–7Harmon 4 run middle (Baumhower). Miami–second time out.
WAS 143–3Theismann 10 run evading pass rush (Kozlowski).
WAS 241–10Theismann 4 pass to Warren (Kozlowski).
WAS 282–6Theismann pass to Giaquinto incomplete. Play nullified and Miami penalized 30 for pass interference (L. Blackwood) (:30).
MIA 421–10Theismann 26 pass to Brown (L. Blackwood). Washington–third time out (:14).
MIA 161–10Theismann 9 pass to Garrett (G. Blackwood).

END OF SECOND QUARTER:


Miami 17 Washington 10


Third Quarter

Washington Redskins (15:00)


von Schamann kick to W 15 Wonsley 13 return (Hill). Miami penalized 5 for facemask (Heflin).
WAS 331–10Riggins run left loss of 1 (Gordon).
WAS 322–11Theismann sacked loss of 9 (Baumhower).
WAS 233–20Theismann pass to Brown incomplete (McNeal).
WAS 234–20Hayes 31 punt Vigorito fair catch. Miami penalized 15 for illegal block (F. Walker).

Miami Dolphins (14:00)

MIA 311–10Franklin 9 run right (Murphy).
MIA 402–1Nathan run middle no gain (Kaufman).
MIA 40 3–1Woodley 1 sneak middle (Butz).
MIA 411–10Woodley pass to Harris incomplete (White).
MIA 412–10Franklin 4 run middle (Grant).
MIA 453–6Woodley pass to Rose overthrown (White) incomplete.
MIA 454–6Orosz 31 punt Nelms 12 return (Diana).

Washington Redskins (11:17)

WAS 361–10Theismann 7 screen pass to Warren (Brudzinski).
WAS 432–3Riggins 4 run off right tackle (Betters).
WAS 471–10Garrett 44 reverse left (Small).
MIA 91–goal Riggins 2 run middle (Rhone).
MIA 72–goal Theismann 4 pass to Warren (Rhone).
MIA 33–goal Theismann pass to Garrett broken up (McNeal).
MIA 34–goalMoseley 20–yard field goal (8:09).
Washington scoring drive: 61 yards 6 plays 3:08.

Miami 17 Washington 13

Miami Dolphins (8:09)


Hayes kick to M 14 L. Blackwood recovered own fumble 15 return (Williams).
MIA 291–10Nathan run left no gain (Grant).
MIA 292–10Woodley pass to Harris broken up (White) incomplete.
MIA 293–10Woodley pass to Vigorito incomplete (Peters).
MIA 294–10Orosz 35 punt Nelms 12 return (Heflin).

Washington Redskins (7:04)

WAS 481–10Riggins 2 run right (Brudzinski).
502–8Riggins 2 run off left tackle (Bokamper).
MIA 483–6Theismann pass to Brown dropped incomplete.
MIA 484–6Hayes 42 punt Vigorito 12 return (Harmon).

Miami Dolphins (5:29)

MIA 181–10Franklin 5 run off left tackle (Milot).
MIA 232–5Franklin 1 run off left tackle (Milot).
MIA 243–4Woodley pass to Harris deep incomplete.
MIA 244–4Orosz 46 punt Nelms 8 return (Heflin).

Washington Redskins (3:55)

WAS 381–10Theismann pass to Warren intercepted at W 47 Duhe no return (Warren).

Miami Dolphins (3:49)

WAS 471–10Woodley pass to Cefalo deep broken up (White) incomplete. Play nullified and Washington penalized 5 for offsides (Manley).
WAS 421–5Woodley 5 run evading pass rush (White).
WAS 371–10Franklin run middle loss of 2 (Butz).
WAS 392–12Woodley pass to Cefalo deep intercepted at W 5 off Cefalo’s deflection Murphy no return.

Washington Redskins (2:42)

WAS 51–10Riggins 9 run middle (G. Blackwood).
WAS 142–1Riggins 4 run middle (Rhone).
WAS 181–10Theismann pass deflected at line and almost intercepted in backfield (Bokamper) incomplete.
WAS 182–10Harmon 12 run middle (Gordon).
WAS 301–10Riggins 2 run middle (Baumhower).
WAS 322–8Theismann 4 screen pass to Brown (McNeal).

END OF THIRD QUARTER:


Miami 17 Washington 13


Fourth Quarter

WAS 363–4Theismann 10 pass to Warren middle (L. Blackwood).
WAS 461–10Riggins 9 run middle (Duhe).
MIA 452–1Riggins 2 run left (Rhone).
MIA 431–10Riggins lateral to Theismann Theismann pass to Brown intercepted at M 1 L. Blackwood no return.

Miami Dolphins (13:23)

MIA 11–10Franklin 2 run middle (Manley).
MIA 32–8Franklin 1 run middle (Grant).
MIA 43–7Woodley pass to Moore deep broken up (White).
MIA 44–7Orosz 41 punt Nelms 3 return (Brudzinski). Washington penalized 10 for illegal block (Harmon).

Washington Redskins (11:43)

WAS 481–10Riggins 7 run off left tackle (Gordon).
MIA 452–3Riggins 1 run off left tackle (Bokamper).
MIA 443–2Harmon 1 run middle (Baumhower). Miami–first time out.
MIA 434–1Riggins 43 run off left end touchdown (10:01). Moseley kicked extra point.
Washington scoring drive: 52 yards 4 plays 1:42.

Washington 20 Miami 17

Miami Dolphins (10:01)


Hayes kick to M 8 F. Walker 14 return (Jordan).
MIA 22 1–10Franklin 3 run right (Olkewicz).
MIA 252–7Harris 1 reverse right (Grant).
MIA 263–6Miami penalized 5 for false start (Toews).
MIA 213–11Woodley pass to Harris deep incomplete.
MIA 214–11Orosz 32 punt Nelms 12 return (Diana).

Washington Redskins (8:49)

MIA 411–10Riggins 6 run around left end (Gordon).
MIA 352–4Riggins 3 run middle (Rhone).
MIA 323–1Riggins 2 run off left tackle (Gordon).
MIA 301–10Riggins 7 run inside left tackle (Brudzinski).
MIA 232–3Riggins run middle no gain (Betters). Washington–first time out.
MIA 233–3Harmon 4 run middle (L. Blackwood).
MIA 191–10Riggins 1 run middle (Betters).
MIA 182–9Harmon run off right tackle no gain (Baumhower).
MIA 183–9Theismann rollout left 9 pass to Brown (Small).
MIA 91–goalRiggins 3 run off left tackle (L. Blackwood).
MIA 62–goal Riggins run left no gain (Den Herder). Two–Minute Warning.
MIA 63–goalTheismann rollout right 6 pass to Brown touchdown (1:55). Moseley kicked extra point.
Washington scoring drive: 41 yards 12 plays 6:54.

Washington 27 Miami 17

Miami Dolphins (1:55)


Hayes kick 1 yard into end zone F. Walker 36 return (Williams).
MIA 351–10Vigorito 4 run around right end (McGee).
MIA 39 2–6Strock pass to Cefalo broken up (Peters).
MIA 393–6Strock pass to Vigorito broken up (Milot).
MIA 394–6Strock pass to Harris overthrown (Lavender) incomplete.

Washington Redskins (1:12)

MIA 391–10Harmon 3 run left (Den Herder). Miami–second time out (1:06).
MIA 362–7Harmon 4 run left (Gordon). Miami–third time out (:59).
MIA 323–3 Harmon 4 run left (Rhone).
MIA 281–10Theismann knelt down loss of 2.

FINAL SCORE:


Washington 27 Miami 17

FINAL RECORDS:


Washington 12–1 Miami 10–3

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