Kicks, Catches and 100-Yard Dashes: Top Moments in Super Bowl History

From last minute catches to 100-yard dashes, check out some of the greatest moments in Super Bowl history as the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles prepare for Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4.

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Super Bowl XLIII was one for the record books as Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison intercepted Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner in the end zone, running it back 100s for the longest interception return in Super Bowl history. Steelers won 27 - 23 over the Cardinals.
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Trailing the undefeated New England Patriots 14-10 with just over a minute to play, New York Giants receiver David Tyree (85) stuck a 32-yard pass from Eli Manning to his helmet in one of the most spectacular catches ever seen, helping the Giants win Super Bowl XLII 17-14.
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In a competitive, back-and-forth fight between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, the Steelers found themselves 3 points down in the Cardinals' red zone with 42 seconds left in the game. Then greatness happened, as Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes caught a throw from Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers won, 27-23.
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New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler solidified his place in Super Bowl history with this one play. With the Seattle Seahawks at the Patriots' 1-yard line, Butler stepped in front of Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette (83) to intercept Russell Wilson's throw, securing New England's fourth Lombardi Trophy in Super Bowl XLIX.
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Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway wasn't known for his ability to run a football. That changed when Elway dove for the end zone and was lifted and spun in the air before falling just short of a touchdown. The play showed the guts of the future Hall of Famer and helped the Broncos beat the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XXXII 31 to 24.
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Patriots kicker Adam Vinatieri earned his moniker as one of the best clutch athletes of all-time, booting the game-winning field goal with four seconds left to lift the Pats over the Panthers in Super Bowl XXXVIII. The Pats won 32-29.
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Green Bay Packers wide receiver Desmond Howard took a kickoff 99 yards to the house in the Packers win over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXI. The Packers won 35-21.
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Down 3 points with just three minutes and change left in the 4th quarter, San Francisco 49er Joe Montana engineered one of the greatest comebacks in Super Bowl history. Montana drove his team 92 yards and threw the game-winning touchdown to John Taylor with 34 seconds left to win Super Bowl XXIII. The 49ers beat the Bengals 20-16.
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Pittsburgh Steeler Lynn Swann's flying touchdown catch from Terry Bradshaw turned out to be a difference maker in Super Bowl XIII. The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Dallas Cowboys 35-31.
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The New England Patriots' unbelievable comeback from a 28-3 halftime deficit was thanks in large part to wide receiver Julian Edelman's mesmerizing catch late in the 4th quarter through the legs of Atlanta Falcons safeties Keanu Neal and Ricardo Allen. The Pats ultimately won Super Bowl LI in overtime, beating the Falcons 34-28.
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Jon Gruden and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers dominated the Oakland Raiders in Super Bowl XXXVII as Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks picked off Raiders quarterback Rich Gannon, returning the ball 44 yards for a touchdown. The Buccaneers beat the Raiders 48-21.
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Marcus Allen was one of the greatest running backs in Raiders history and set a then-Super Bowl rushing record with 191 yards in Super Bowl XVIII. Allen's 74-yard touchdown in that game helped send his team to a 38-9 victory over the Washington Redskins.
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A relentless San Francisco 49ers defense, led by linebacker Dan Bunz, stopped the Cincinnati Bengals on back-to-back drives in the third quarter of Super Bowl XVI, giving the 49ers just enough of an edge to beat the Bengals 26-21.
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Adam Vinatieri will be known forever for his game-winning kicks, beginning with Super Bowl XXXVI. Tied at 17 with the St. Louis Rams with 10 seconds left, Vinatieri nailed a 48-yard field goal as time expired to give head coach Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots their first Super Bowl victory. They beat the Rams 20-17.
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Heartbroken Buffalo Bills fans watched their team lose four consecutive Super Bowls from 1990 to 1993. But the Bills found themselves taking part in one of the craziest plays ever as Dallas Cowboys' lineman Leon Lett celebrated a recovered fumble outside the end zone - losing the ball after Don Beebe made a desperate stab at it. Still, the Cowboys won easily, 52-17.
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