Super Bowl 24 logo, San Franscisco 49ers 55VS Denver Broncos 10, MVP Joe Montana

Super Bowl XXIV (24)
Game Summary

San Franscisco 49ers
Denver Broncos
San Franscisco 49ers Superbowl XXIV Ring


San Franscisco 49ers:
George Seifert
Denver Broncos:
Dan Reeves

Half Time Show

Headliner: Pete Fountain/Doug Kershaw/Irma Thomas.


Louisiana Superdome
New Orleans, LA

Date: August 19, 1970
Attendance: 72,919


Joe Montana
Quarterback (QB)
San Franscisco 49ers

San Franscisco 49ers Defeats Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXIV.  Joe Montana named MVP.

NFC super power San Francisco won their fourth Super Bowl championship with a convincing 55-10 victory over AFC champion Denver.

In their first three Super Bowl appearances, the Broncos lost by 17 points, 19 points, and 32 points. Continuing their downward spiral, the Broncos lost their record-tying fourth Super Bowl in a 45-point draubing at the hands of the San Francisco 49ers. San Francisco's offense operated at peak efficiency and with stunning ease, scoring two touchdowns in each quarter. Meanwhile, the Broncos and John Elway were held to 167 total yards. Denver managed to control the ball for just a bit more than 20 minutes. Montana won a record third MVP award for his 22-of-29, 297-yard, and earned another record with a five touchdown day.

The 49ers, who also won Super Bowls XVI, XIX, and XXIII, tied the Pittsburgh Steelers for most Super Bowl victories (Steelers captured Super Bowls IX, X, XIII, and XIV).

San Francisco's 55 points smashed the previous Super Bowl scoring mark of 46 points by Chicago in Super Bowl XX. San Francisco scored touchdowns on four of its six first-half possessions to hold a 27-3 lead at halftime. Interceptions by Michael Walter and Chet Brooks ended the Broncos' first two possessions of the second half.

Jerry Rice, Super Bowl XXIII most valuable player, caught seven passes for 148 yards and three touchdowns. The 49ers' domination included first downs (28 to 12), net yards (461 to 167), and time of possession (39:31 to 20:29).

Scoring Information

 ScoreTimeFirst DownsEfficiencies
Game Summary PossRPXT3Down4Down
San Francisco 49ers5539:3114140288/152/2
Denver Broncos 1020:29 5 61123/110/0
TeamQtrTimePlay Description (Extra Point) (Drive Info)VisitorHome
49ers 1 4:54Rice 20 pass from Montana (Cofer kick)70
Broncos1 8:13Treadwell 42yd Field Goal73
49ers 114:57Jones 7 pass from Montana (Cofer, kick failed)133
49ers 2 7:45Rathman 1 run (Cofer kick)203
49ers 214:26Rice 38 pass from Montana (Cofer kick)273
49ers 3 2:12Rice 28 pass from Montana (Cofer kick)343
49ers 3 5:16Taylor 35 pass from Montana (Cofer kick)413
Broncos3 8:07Elway 3 run (Treadwell kick)4110
49ers 4 :03Rathman 3 run (Cofer kick)4810
49ers 4 1:13Craig 1 run (Cofer kick)5510
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