SB 24: The Big Easy: 49ers dominate Broncos 55-10
SUPER BOWL 24
Jan. 28, 1990
At New Orleans-72,919
San Francisco 22.214.171.124-55
Denver never had a chance.
The San Francisco 49ers routed the Broncos 55-10 in the most lopsided Super Bowl. It was big easy in the Big Easy for Joe Montana and company.
The 49ers became the first repeat NFL champion in a decade and tied the Pittsburgh Steelers as a pinnacle of Super Bowl perfection with four wins in four tries. The Broncos, on the other hand, lost their fourth Super Bowl and John Elway fell to 0-3.
Joe Montana threw for a record five touchdowns, three to Jerry Rice, and also set a record with 13 straight pass completions. Montana completed 22 of 29 passes for 297 yards and Rice caught seven passes for 148 yards.
By halftime, it was 27-3 and after three quarters, it was 41-10.
Montana also set five Super Bowl career records, including his third Super Bowl Most Valuable Player award, and San Francisco's point total was the most ever.
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