Super Bowl 26 logo, Washington Redskins 37VS Buffalo Bills 24, MVP Mark Rypien

Super Bowl XXVI (26)
Team Drive Chart



Washington Redskins
37
Buffalo Bills
24
Washington Redskins Superbowl XXVI Ring

Coaches


Washington Redskins:
Joe Gibbs
Buffalo Bills:
Marv Levy

Half Time Show


Headliner: Gloria Estefan/Brian Boitano/Dorothy Hamill.

Location


Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Minneapolis, MN

Date: August 19, 1970
Attendance: 63,130

MVP


Mark Rypien
Quarterback (QB)
Washington Redskins

*Washington won coin toss and elected to receive.

First Quarter

Washington Redskins (15:00)


Daluiso kick to end zone touchback.
WAS 201–10Byner 2 run left (Smith Seals).
WAS 222–8Rypien 4 pass to Clark right (Jackson).
WAS 263–4Rypien pass to Monk left incomplete (Jackson).
WAS 264–4Goodburn 33 punt downed at B 41.

Buffalo Bills (13:12)

BUF 411–10Davis 1 run middle (Stokes Marshall).
BUF 422–9Kelly 4 run right on broken play (Marshall Stokes).
BUF 463–5Kelly sacked loss of 10 (Geathers).
BUF 364–15Mohr 53 punt Mitchell fair catch.

Washington Redskins (11:38)

WAS 111–10Rypien rollout left 12 pass to Monk (Odomes).
WAS 231–10Rypien 17 pass to Monk right (Bennett).
WAS 401–10Byner 8 run left (Kelso).
WAS 482–2Byner 4 run middle (Seals).
BUF 481–10Byner run middle loss of 4 (Bennett).
WAS 482–14Rypien pass to Clark middle underthrown incomplete.
WAS 483–14Rypien 19 pass to Monk right (Williams).
BUF 331–10Rypien 31 pass to Monk right sideline (caught at B 27) (Kelso).
BUF 21–goalRiggs run right no gain (Bentley Bennett).
BUF 22–goalRiggs run middle no gain (Lodish).
BUF 23–goalRypien 2 pass to Monk touchdown. Play reversed by replay official (Monk did not get both feet in bounds) ruled incomplete.
BUF 24–goalRutledge (holder) fumbled snap on field–goal attempt recovered for Washington at B 14.

Buffalo Bills (5:46)

BUF 141–10Kelly pressured pass to Reed intercepted at B 33 off Green’s tip B. Edwards 21 return (Ritcher).

Washington Redskins (5:38)

BUF 121–10Ervins sweep right no gain (Jackson).
BUF 122–10Sanders 1 reverse right (Jackson).
BUF 113–9Rypien pass tipped at line (Wright) and intercepted at B 7 Jackson 4 return (Jacoby).

Buffalo Bills (4:02)

BUF 111–10Thomas 3 run middle (Collins).
BUF 142–7Kelly 12 pass to Reed right (Gouveia Marshall).
BUF 261–10Thomas 2 run middle (Coleman).
BUF 282–8Kelly pass to Thomas middle dropped incomplete.
BUF 283–8Kelly 18 pass to Lofton middle (B. Edwards).
BUF 461–10Thomas 2 run right (T. Johnson Gouveia).
BUF 482–8Lofton reverse left loss of 3 (Stokes) fumbled ball out of bounds.
BUF 453–11Kelly 3 scramble middle (Marshall).
BUF 484–8Mohr 33 punt out of bounds.

Washington Redskins (:42)

WAS 191–10Rypien 4 pass to Byner left flat (Bailey).

END OF FIRST QUARTER:


Buffalo 0 Washington 0


Second Quarter

WAS 232–6Byner 19 run left (Kelso).
WAS 421–10Rypien rollout right 41 pass to Sanders deep left (Kelso).
BUF 171–10Byner 3 run left (Seals). Play nullified and Washington penalized 10 for holding (Bostic).
BUF 271–20Rypien 10 pass to Byner middle (Talley).
BUF 172–10Rypien pass to Sanders right end zone incomplete.
BUF 173–10Rypien pass to Clark middle underthrown incomplete.
BUF 174–10Lohmiller 34–yard field goal (13:02).
Washington scoring drive: 64 yards 6 plays 2:40.

Washington 3 Buffalo 0

Buffalo Bills (13:02)


Lohmiller kick to B 5 A. Edwards 24 return (Lohmiller Mitchell).
BUF 291–10Thomas run middle loss of 1 (Collins T. Johnson).
BUF 282–11Kelly flushed from pocket pass to Reed deep right overthrown incomplete.
BUF 283–11Kelly pressured pass to A. Edwards right overthrown incomplete.
BUF 284–11Mohr 23 punt out of bounds.

Washington Redskins (12:06)

WAS 491–10Rypien 16 pass to Clark left sideline (Odomes).
BUF 351–10Byner 6 run left (Bailey Talley).
BUF 292–4Rypien 8 pass to Monk left (Odomes).
BUF 211–10Rypien pass to Monk right incomplete. Play nullified and Buffalo penalized 10 (half the distance) for roughing the passer (Bennett).
BUF 111–10Byner 1 run right (Seals).
BUF 102–9Rypien 10 pass to Byner crossing left touchdown (9:54). Lohmiller kicked extra point.
Washington scoring drive: 51 yards 5 plays 2:12.

Washington 10 Buffalo 0

Buffalo Bills (9:54)


Lohmiller kick to B 3 A. Edwards 11 return (Hoage).
BUF 141–10Kelly pass to Lofton left broken up (Mayhew) incomplete.
BUF 142–10Kelly deep pass to Lofton left intercepted at W 45 Green no return (Lofton).

Washington Redskins (9:35)

WAS 451–10Rypien pass to Monk deep right incomplete. Play nullified and Buffalo penalized 5 for illegal contact (Jackson). Automatic first down.
501–10Ervins 1 run right (Bentley Seals).
BUF 492–9Rypien pass to Clark middle incomplete.
BUF 493–9Rypien 34 pass to Clark middle (caught at B 35) (Jackson).
BUF 151–10Ervins 14 run left (Odomes Kelso).
BUF 11–goalRiggs 1 run right touchdown (7:17). Lohmiller kicked extra point.
Washington scoring drive: 55 yards 5 plays 2:18.

Washington 17 Buffalo 0

Buffalo Bills (7:17)


Lohmiller kick into end zone touchback.
BUF 201–10Kelly 6 pass to Reed crossing middle (Collins).
BUF 262–4Thomas 1 run middle (Williams).
BUF 273–3Kelly 12 pass to Lofton left (Mays).
BUF 391–10Kelly 8 pass to Reed crossing right (Marshall) fumbled ball out of bounds.
BUF 472–2Thomas run middle loss of 4 (Collins).
BUF 433–6Kelly pass to McKeller left underthrown incomplete.
BUF 434–6Mohr 43 punt Mitchell fair catch.

Washington Redskins (5:02)

WAS 141–10Byner 8 sweep right (Bailey).
WAS 222–2Byner run middle no gain (Bennett).
WAS 223–2Rypien pass to Monk middle dropped incomplete.
WAS 224–2Goodburn 45 punt Hicks 7 return (Hobbs).

Buffalo Bills (3:47)

BUF 401–10Kelly 4 pass to Reed left (Mayhew).
BUF 442–6Kelly pass to Lofton left broken up (Mays) incomplete.
BUF 443–6Kelly 8 pass to McKeller crossing left (S. Johnson).
WAS 481–10Kelly 10 pass to Lofton left (Mays).
WAS 381–10Kelly deep pass to McKeller right dropped incomplete.
WAS 382–10Kelly sacked loss of 11 (Buck). Two–Minute Warning.
WAS 493–21Kelly pass to Lofton broken up (S. Johnson) incomplete.
WAS 494–21Mohr 48 punt downed at W 1 (Tasker).

Washington Redskins (1:46)

WAS 11–10Rypien 2 sneak middle (Talley). Buffalo–first time out (1:41).
WAS 32–8Byner run middle loss of 2 (Wright). Buffalo–second time out (1:32).
WAS 13–10Rypien deep pass to Orr overthrown incomplete.
WAS 14–10Goodburn 42 punt Hicks 2 return (Hobbs).

Buffalo Bills (1:16)

WAS 411–10Kelly 21 pass to McKeller left (B. Edwards).
WAS 201–10Kelly pass to Beebe goal line broken up (B. Edwards) incomplete.
WAS 202–10Kelly sacked loss of 8 (Marshall) fumbled Ballard recovered for Buffalo at W 28. Buffalo–third time out (:34).
WAS 283–18Kelly pass to Reed broken up (B. Edwards) incomplete. Buffalo penalized 15 for unsportsmanlike conduct (Reed).
WAS 434–33Mohr 10 punt (bounced backwards from W 12) downed at W 33 (Drane).

Washington Redskins (:16)

WAS 331–10Rypien knelt down loss of 1.

END OF SECOND QUARTER:


Washington 17 Buffalo 0


Third Quarter

Buffalo Bills (15:00)


Lohmiller kick into end zone touchback.
BUF 201–10Kelly pressured pass to McKeller middle intercepted at B 25 Gouveia 23 return right sideline (Thomas). Washington–first time out (14:47).

Washington Redskins (14:47)

BUF 21–goalRiggs 2 run left touchdown (14:44). Lohmiller kicked extra point. Buffalo penalized 5 for offsides (Williams) on kick assessed on kickoff.
Washington scoring drive: 2 yards 1 play :03.

Washington 24 Buffalo 0

Buffalo Bills (14:44)


Lohmiller kick out of end zone touchback.
BUF 201–10Kelly 8 pass to Thomas middle (Gouveia).
BUF 282–2Kelly 4 pass to Reed crossing middle (Gouveia).
BUF 321–10Kelly pass to Reed middle incomplete.
BUF 322–10Kelly pass to Lofton right broken up (Mayhew) incomplete.
BUF 323–10Kelly 14 pass to Lofton middle (Mayhew).
BUF 461–10Kelly pass to Lofton middle broken up (B. Edwards) incomplete.
BUF 462–10Kelly 43 pass to Beebe deep middle (B. Edwards).
WAS 111–10Kelly 8 pass to Thomas left (Collins).
WAS 32–2Kelly pass to Beebe end zone broken up (S. Johnson B. Edwards) incomplete.
WAS 33–2Kelly pass to Lofton end zone incomplete.
WAS 34–2Norwood 21–yard field goal (11:59).
Buffalo scoring drive: 77 yards 10 plays 2:45.

Washington 24 Buffalo 3

Washington Redskins (11:59)


Daluiso kick into end zone touchback.
WAS 201–10Byner 4 run left (Garner).
WAS 242–6Byner 6 run right (Bennett Bailey).
WAS 301–10Byner run right no gain (Garner Seals).
WAS 302–10Rypien 9 pass to Monk left (Talley Kelso).
WAS 393–1Byner sweep left loss of 3 (Talley).
WAS 364–4Goodburn 30 punt Hicks muffed catch ball bounced forward out of bounds at B 44.

Buffalo Bills (8:17)

BUF 441–10Kelly 11 pass to Lofton left (out of bounds).
WAS 451–10Kelly 9 pass to Beebe middle (T. Johnson).
WAS 362–1Thomas 6 Shotgun draw middle (Stokes).
WAS 301–10Kelly deep pass to Lofton right incomplete. Play nullified and Washington penalized 29 for pass interference in end zone (Mayhew).
WAS 11–goalThomas run middle no gain (Caldwell Mann).
WAS 12–goalDavis run middle no gain (Geathers).
WAS 13–goalThomas 1 run left touchdown (5:58). Norwood kicked extra point.
Buffalo scoring drive: 56 yards 6 plays 2:19.

Washington 24 Buffalo 10

Washington Redskins (5:58)


Daluiso kick to W 5 Mitchell 16 return (Hale Patton).
WAS 211–10Rypien 6 pass to Clark left sideline (Drane).
WAS 272–4Rypien hit pass to Clark middle incomplete.
WAS 273–4Rypien 10 pass to Clark middle (Bailey).
WAS 371–10Ervins 6 draw middle (Seals Talley).
WAS 432–4Rypien 14 pass to Clark left (Talley).
BUF 431–10Ervins 8 sweep left (Bailey Drane).
BUF 352–2Ervins 1 run right (Smith Bailey).
BUF 343–1Riggs 4 run right (Bailey).
BUF 301–10Rypien pass to Sanders right underthrown incomplete.
BUF 302–10Rypien pass to Clark middle incomplete.
BUF 303–10Rypien 30 pass to Clark right end zone touchdown (1:24). Lohmiller kicked extra point. Buffalo penalized 5 for offsides (Bennett) on kick assessed on kickoff.
Washington scoring drive: 79 yards 11 plays 4:34.

Washington 31 Buffalo 10

Buffalo Bills (1:24)


Lohmiller kick into end zone touchback.
BUF 201–10Kelly 10 pass to Lofton left (out of bounds).
BUF 301–10Kelly pass batted back (E. Williams) caught by Kelly loss of 8 (Stokes).
BUF 222–18Kelly sacked loss of 8 (Mays) fumbled Stokes recovered for Washington at B 14.

Washington Redskins (:51)

BUF 141–10Byner 9 sweep right (Bailey). Play nullified and Washington penalized 10 for holding (McKenzie).
BUF 241–20Rypien dump–off pass to Byner incomplete.
BUF 242–20Rypien 17 pass to Monk left (Drane Bailey).

END OF THIRD QUARTER:

Washington 31 Buffalo 10


Fourth Quarter

BUF 73–3Rypien pass to Byner middle incomplete.
BUF 74–3Lohmiller 25–yard field goal (14:54).
Washington scoring drive: 7 yards 3 plays :57.

Washington 34 Buffalo 10

Buffalo Bills (14:54)


Lohmiller kick to B 3 A. Edwards 21 return (Caldwell).
BUF 241–10Kelly sacked loss of 9 (Stokes).
BUF 152–19Kelly pass to Beebe right broken up (B. Edwards) incomplete.
BUF 153–19Kelly deep pass to Beebe intercepted at W 32 off Mayhew’s deflection B. Edwards 35 return.

Washington Redskins (14:06)

BUF 331–10Ervins 14 run right (Jackson).
BUF 191–10Ervins run middle loss of 3 (Bennett).
BUF 222–13Ervins run right no gain (Wright).
BUF 223–13Rypien pass tipped (Smith) incomplete.
BUF 224–13Lohmiller 39–yard field goal (11:36).
Washington scoring drive: 11 yards 4 plays 2:30.

Washington 37 Buffalo 10

Buffalo Bills (11:36)


Lohmiller kick to goal line A. Edwards 21 return (Mayhew).
BUF 211–10Kelly 9 scramble right (Mayhew).
BUF 302–1Thomas 10 run middle (Collins). Play nullified and Buffalo penalized 10 for holding (Hull).
BUF 202–11Kelly pass to Lofton right incomplete. Washington penalized 15 for personal foul (Mays). (After penalty walk–off and first down ball officially listed at B 36 because it was closer to that yard mark.)
BUF 361–10Kelly 4 pass to Thomas right (Marshall).
BUF 402–6Kelly 5 pass to Beebe right (Marshall).
BUF 453–1Thomas 3 dive middle (Geathers T. Johnson).
BUF 481–10Kelly 17 pass to Lofton left (Hoage).
WAS 351–10Kelly pass to Lofton left overthrown incomplete.
WAS 352–10Kelly 11 pass to A. Edwards left (out of bounds).
WAS 241–10Kelly 7 dump–off pass to Thomas right (Mayhew).
WAS 172–3Kelly pass to Lofton in end zone incomplete.
WAS 173–3Kelly pass to Reed right broken up (Green) incomplete.
WAS 174–3Kelly 6 pass to Davis middle (Marshall).
WAS 111–10Kelly 9 pass to Davis middle (Hoage).
WAS 22–1Kelly pass to Beebe in end zone incomplete. Washington–second time out (6:04).
WAS 23–1Kelly 2 pass to Metzelaars middle end zone touchdown (5:59). Norwood kicked extra point.
Buffalo scoring drive: 79 yards 15 plays 5:37.

Washington 37 Buffalo 17

Buffalo Bills (5:59)


Norwood onside kick to B 45 Bailey recovered for Buffalo at 50.
501–10Kelly 12 pass to Davis crossing middle (Green).
WAS 381–10Kelly pass to Reed left broken up (Green) incomplete.
WAS 382–10Kelly pressured pass to Davis overthrown incomplete.
WAS 383–10Kelly pass to Lofton incomplete. Play nullified and Washington penalized 18 for pass interference (Mays).
WAS 201–10Kelly fumbled recovered pass thrown away incomplete.
WAS 202–10Davis 13 Shotgun draw middle (Marshall).
WAS 71–goalDavis 3 Shotgun draw middle (T. Johnson).
WAS 42–goalKelly pass to Davis right incomplete.
WAS 43–goalKelly pass to Metzelaars broken up (Green) incomplete.
WAS 44–goalKelly 4 pass to Beebe (leaping catch) touchdown (3:55). Norwood kicked extra point.
Buffalo scoring drive: 50 yards 9 plays 2:04.

Washington 37 Buffalo 24

Washington Redskins (3:55)


Norwood onside kick to B 48 Hoage covered for Washington at 50.
501–10Ervins 21 run left (Drane).
BUF 291–10Ervins 1 run left (Bennett). Buffalo–first time out (2:54).
BUF 282–9Ervins 7 sweep right (Bailey Kelso). Buffalo–second time out (2:38).
BUF 213–2Ervins 2 run right (Bailey). Two–Minute Warning.
BUF 191–10Rypien knelt down loss of 1. Buffalo–third time out (1:56).
BUF 202–11Rypien knelt down loss of 1.
BUF 213–12Rypien knelt down loss of 1.
BUF 224–13Rypien knelt down loss of 2.

Buffalo Bills (:25)

BUF 241–10Reich 11 pass to Davis left (Mayhew).

FINAL SCORE:


Washington 37 Buffalo 24

FINAL RECORDS:


Washington 17–2 Buffalo 15–4

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