The Green Bay Packers have showed up in the Super Bowl half a dozen times in franchise history and won four of them. The franchise has 4 Super Bowl championships, being victorious in every single of the 1st two games between the NFL and the AFL just before including a third title after the 1996 season. On Feb. 6, 2011, the Green Bay Pckers earned their own 4th title by winning over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Below is a summary of every of the Packers Super Bowl Win History appearances.
1.Super Bowl I - January 15, 1967, Memorial Coliseum, Los Angles, CA. Green Bay Packers 35 Kansas City Chiefs 10.
The 1st Super Bowl pit's the NFL Champion Green Bay Packers vs. the AFL Champion Kansas City Chiefs and is official referred to as the AFL-NFL Championship game.
The game that is nowadays described as Super Bowl was not known as such while it taken place. It was merely the AFL-NFL Championship Game. Though Kansas City Chiefs owner Lamar Hunt unofficially designated the game the Super Bowl throughout the talks directing to the game, it wouldn't be until Super Bowl III that the game was hyped under that name. Hunt claimed the name was inspired by a game his children played in the driveway using a toy called the Superball.
The NFL delivered the Packers as a representative. The Packers had just achieved their fourth NFL title in the 1960's, cementing Green Bay's variation as Titletown. They were directed by head coach Vince Lombardi, whom the Super Bowl Trophy would inevitably be named for. Bart Starr was the quarterback, whilst the offense and defense had a litany of football stars: Jim Taylor, Paul Hornung, Forrest Greg, Herb Adderly, Willie Wood and Ray Nitschke.
The Chiefs pleasantly surprised most watchers by keeping their own in the first half, and the game was 14-10 in the Packers favor at halftime. The Packers could out tough in the 3rd quarter, with their own defense prominent the Chiefs' offense. An interception return to the Chiefs 5-yard line early in the second half was perhaps the important play of the game, and the Green Bay Packers proceeded to beat up Kansas City in the second half on their way to a 35-10 triumph.
Green Bay Packers goes in the game as a 14 point favorite. The Green Bay Packers led 14-10 at the half but broke the game open by way of three second half touchdowns. Bart Starr, quarterback of the Green Bay Packers, threw two touchdown passes to Max McGee, and was titled the games most respected Player. Running back Elijah Pitts also won two touchdowns on the ground.
2.Super II - January 14, 1968, Orange Bowl, Miami, FL. Green Bay Packers 33 Oakland Raiders 14.
The Green Bay Packers came into the game immediately after a slender victory over the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL Championship Game. It was the famous Ice Bowl game, where the Packers won on a overdue touchdown in one of the coldest games in NFL history. Subsequently, the Packers had triumphed in their fifth NFL title of the 10 years and were the strong favorite to the win the second Superbowl.
Their opponent was the AFL's Oakland Raiders. Comparable to the Chiefs the year before them, the Raiders had been the AFL's top scoring team. The Raiders stars were men like Daryle Lamonica, Jim Otto, Gene Upshaw, Fred Biletnikoff, Billy Cannon, Pete Banaszak and Ben Davidson.
The Green Bay Packers controlled the ball a great deal of the first half, but the Raiders defense could maintain the Pack to three field goals on three of the drives, so they hindered the score close at 16-7. Similar to Super Bowl I, Green Bay Packers handled the 3rd quarter, retaining the ball for all but 2-and-a-half minutes. Eventualy, the Packers would get out to a 33-7 lead, well before a late touchdown complete the scoring at 33-14.
3.Super Bowl XXXI - January 26, 1997, Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, LA. Green Bay Packers 35 New England Patriots 21.
The Green Bay Packers had been around in the shadow of the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers for a long time.Brett Favre was building big passing totals and the Packers created the playoffs for 3 years operating, but they continued to get knocked out by the Dallas Cowboys annually. The 1996 NFL Season ended all that. The Packers had bumped the Niners out of the playoffs the year previously, and they had beated the Cowboys hard in the NFC Championship Game. Mike Holmgren's team was on a mission this season and they were the greatest team in the regular season. This meant any one in the NFC defeating the Green Bay Packers would ought to do it in Lambeau Field.
The Packers defeated the 49ers over again in the playoffs. Most presumed they would confront the Dallas Cowboys in the title game, but instead faced the upstart Carolina Panthers when the Panthers beaten the Cowboys in the second round of the playoffs. Brett Favre got the scoring tookthe first step early and the Green Bay Packers kept a healthy distance between them and the Patriots all through the game, irrespective of a shootout of a game. Reggie White logged 3 sacks of Drew Bledsoe. Desmond Howard had 244 all-purpose yards and a touchdown, mostly on kick and punt returns.
4.Superbowl XLV- February 6, 2011, Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas. Green Bay Packers 31 Pittsburgh Steelers 25.
The Green Bay Packers stated the Super Bowl XLV title afterwards pumping the Pittsburgh Steelers 31 to 25. The Packers held the guide for the full game, as a consequence of a ruling defense performance from players like Clay Mathews and Nick Collins. The 2 interceptions and fumble retrieval for the Green Bay Packers prevented them on the field longer and helped Aaron Rodgers to depict his MVP performance. Rodgers threw for a total of 304 yards and three passing touchdowns included with those stats.
Identical to his endzone celebration, Rodgers sported a real replica championship belt when he stood in the center of the Super Bowl XLV stage and acknowledged his title as the game's MVP. Thisstriking victory over the Steelers comes off a long run in the playoffs where the Packers driven every team after the first half alone. He was practically intercepted a number of times, butdid not become too panicked and toss the ball into the defense's arms.
As a result of his robust wide-receivers, a wonderful defensive performance and pick-six from Collins, Rodgers easily strode his way to his original Super Bowl win and MVP victory. Today as the team gets balanced in the off-season, they is going to begin duplicate their magnificence.