Green Bay won the first Super Bowl was rewarded with this modest ring. As time marched on, these would become anything but modest.
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Super Bowl II: Green Bay Packers
As back-to-back champs in the first two Super Bowls, the Packets' second ring looked a bit more like a college graduation ring.
Super Bowl III: New York Jets
This is how Joe Namath's guarantee paid off.
Super Bowl IV: Kansas City Chiefs
Hank Stram's hardware after beating the Vikings. The Chiefs became the second AFL team to win a Super Bowl.
Super Bowl V: Baltimore Colts
Jim O'Brien's 32-yard field goal got the Colts this bad boy. It's a nice design -- not sure the losing Cowboys would agree, though.
Super Bowl VI: Dallas Cowboys
The first team to lose a Super Bowl then win it the next year got Tom Landry his first ring.
Super Bowl VII: Miami Dolphins
The Dolphins became the second team to lose a Super Bowl the previous year and then win it. Oh, and they did it while going undefeated (17-0).
Super Bowl VIII: Miami Dolphins
The Dolphins became the second back-to-back champs in the eight-year history of the Super Bowl.
Super Bowl IX: Pittsburgh Steelers
The first of the Steelers' six rings, the most in NFL history.
Super Bowl X: Pittsburgh Steelers
What's better than winning one ring? Winning another the next year!
Super Bowl XI: Oakland Raiders
This John Madden-led squad beat up on the Vikings. This is a close-up of former Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Otis Sistrunk's ring.
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Super Bowl XII: Dallas Cowboys
The famed Doomsday Defense of the Cowboys got Landry his second ring by smashing an ex-teammate, quarterback Craig Morton, and the Broncos.
Super Bowl XIII: Pittsburgh Steelers
The Steelers dethroned the champs, but this game may be known best for Jackie Smith's drop in the end zone that would have tied the game. Instead, Dallas settled for a field goal, and the game was ultimately decided by four points with the Steelers coming out on top, 35-31.
Super Bowl XIV: Pittsburgh Steelers
The Steelers successfully defended their title, beating the Rams and getting their fourth ring of the decade.
Super Bowl XV: Oakland Raiders
The Raiders become the first wild-card team to win a Super Bowl.
Super Bowl XVI: San Francisco 49ers
The 49ers loaded up on diamonds for the first of their four 1980s Super Bowl rings.
Super Bowl XVII: Washington Redskins
The Redskins got their first of three rings under head coach Joe Gibbs.
Super Bowl XXIII: Los Angeles Raiders
Late owner Al Davis wears his championship bling as the Raiders collect their third Super Bowl title but first in Southern California.
Super Bowl XIX: San Francisco 49ers
Two engraved Lombardi Trophies for their second Super Bowl win of the 1980s.
Super Bowl XX: Chicago Bears
The Bears' reward for fielding arguably the best defense in NFL history.
Super Bowl XXI: New York Giants
Former Giants punter Sean Landeta shows off both of his Super Bowl rings from his days with Big Blue, but the one from 1986-87 is on the left.
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Super Bowl XXII: Washington Redskins
The Doug Williams-led squad pounded the Broncos to get two trophies on this rendition.
Super Bowl XXIII: San Francisco 49ers
Beating the Bengals for the second time in the decade, the 49ers collected their third ring.
Super Bowl 49ers: Super Bowl XXIV
The team of the 1980s closed out the decade by winning its fourth Super Bowl.
Super Bowl XXV: New York Giants
Bill Parcells & Co. beat the Bills (in their first of four straight Super Bowl losses) to get the franchise's second ring.
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Super Bowl XXVI: Washington Redskins
Their third Super Bowl win under Gibbs -- with three different quarterbacks, mind you -- was a rout of the Bills.
Super Bowl XXVII: Dallas Cowboys
The Cowboys kept this design simple after their third Super Bowl victory in team history and first since the Landry era ended.
Super Bowl XXVIII: Dallas Cowboys
With their second straight Super Bowl win over the Bills, the Cowboys put four diamonds in the center of this ring to commemorate their fourth title.
Super Bowl XXIX: San Francisco 49ers
The 49ers and Steve Young beat up on the Chargers, 49-26, to get the team's fifth ring and first without Joe Montana.
Dallas Cowboys: Super Bowl XXX
Avenging two Super Bowl losses to the Steelers in the 1970s, the Cowboys became the first team to win three Super Bowls in four years.
Super Bowl XXXI: Green Bay Packers
After their first title since Super Bowl II, the Packers kept it simple with this diamond-encrusted "G."
Super Bowls XXXII and XXXIII: Denver Broncos
John Elway capped his career with back-to-back Super Bowl titles.
Super Bowl XXXIV: St. Louis Rams
Kurt Warner's improbable run with "The Greatest Show on Turf" ended with this fine piece of jewelry.
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Super Bowl XXXV: Baltimore Ravens
One of the best defenses in NFL history took home this hardware just five seasons after leaving its Cleveland Browns' heritage behind.
Super Bowl XXXVI: New England Patriots
The first of Tom Brady's three, three-point Super Bowl wins led to this.
Super Bowl XXXVII: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Jon Gruden beat his former team -- the Oakland Raiders -- to bring Tampa Bay its only title to date.
Super Bowl XXXVIII: New England Patriots
The Patriots won their second title in team history when they beat the Panthers in Houston.
Super Bowl XXXIX: New England Patriots
The Pats became the second team in NFL history to capture three titles in a four-year span.
Super Bowl XL: Pittsburgh Steelers
By beating the Seahawks in the 40th Super Bowl, the Steelers became the third team with five Lombardi Trophies.
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Super Bowl XLI: Indianapolis Colts
Peyton Manning got the monkey off his back and this ring on his finger.
Super Bowl XLII: New York Giants
The Giants let us all know 19-0 was not meant to be for the Patriots.
Super Bowl XLIII: Pittsburgh Steelers
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger flashes his second Super Bowl ring.
Super Bowl XLIV: New Orleans Saints
It took 43 seasons, but the Saints won the franchise's first Super Bowl by beating Peyton Manning and the Colts. This was their reward.
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Super Bowl XLV: Green Bay Packers
After denying the Steelers their seventh Lombardi Trophy, the Packers celebrated with their fourth ring.
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Super Bowl XLVI: New York Giants
Jason Pierre-Paul flashes the Giants' reward for beating the Patriots in the Super Bowl for the second time in five years.
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Super Bowl XLVII: Baltimore Ravens
Ray Lewis retired a two-time Super Bowl champ after the Ravens beat the 49ers.
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Super Bowl XLVIII: Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks got their first championship after pummeling the Broncos and kept is classy and simple with their logo at the heart of this ring.
Super Bowl XLIX: New England Patriots
The Patriots beat Seattle in Super Bowl XLIX -- Tom Brady's fourth with the franchise -- and celebrated by crafting this beauty. It includes 205 diamonds and is cast in white gold.