Super Bowl XIII|Super Bowl XV

January 20, 1980

Pittsburgh quarterback Terry Bradshaw earned his second straight Super Bowl MVP by passing for more than 300 yards and leading his team to their second straight victory, this time over Los Angeles, 31-19. Pittsburgh also ended its dynasty as the NFL's team of the 70s with this championship win.

The game went back and forth, thanks to a good Rams defense and the arm of Rams QB Vince Ferragamo, but the Steelers prevailed with 2 unanswered scores in the fourth quarter.

Pittsburgh coach Chuck Noll took home his fourth Super Bowl trophy, the team's last. Coach Ray Malavisi headed up the Rams efforts. Attendance was 103,985.

Statistics (from www.superbowl.com):

                           SCORING
Los Angeles        7  6  6  0 -- 19
Pittsburgh         3  7  7 14 -- 31

PIT- FG Bahr 41,  7:29 1st
LA-  Bryant 1 run (Corral kick), 12:16 1st
PIT- Harris 1 run (Bahr kick), 2:08 2nd
LA-  FG Corral 31,  7:39 2nd
LA-  FG Corral 45, 14:46 2nd
PIT- Swann 47 pass from Bradshaw (Bahr kick),
     2:48 3rd
LA-  R. Smith 24 pass from McCutcheon (kick failed),
     4:45 3rd
PIT- Stallworth 73 pass from Bradshaw (Bahr kick),
     2:56 4th
PIT- Harris 1 run (Bahr kick), 13:11 4th

TEAM STATISTICS                L.A.           Pitt.
Total First Downs               16             19
  Rushing                        6              8
  Passing                        9             10
  Penalty                        1              1
Total Net Yardage              301            393
Total Offensive Plays           59             58
  Avg. Gain per Offensive Play 5.1            6.8
Rushes                          29             37
  Yards Gained Rushing (Net)   107             84
  Average Yards per Rush       3.7            2.3
Passes Attempted                26             21
  Passes Completed              16             14
  Had Intercepted                1              3
  Tackled Attempting to Pass     4              0
  Yards Lost Attempting to Pass 42              0
  Yards Gained Passing (Net)   194            309
Punts                            5              2
  Average Distance            44.0           42.5
Punt Returns                     1              4
  Punt Return Yardage            4             31
Kickoff Returns                  6              5
  Kickoff Return Yardage        79            162
Interception Return Yardage     21             16
Fumbles                          0              0
  Own Fumbles Recovered          0              0
  Opponent Fumbles Recovered     0              0
Penalties                        2              6
  Yards Penalized               26             65
Total Points Scored             19             31
Touchdowns                       2              4
  Rushing                        1              2
  Passing                        1              2
  Returns                        0              0
Extra Points                     1              4
Field Goals                      2              1
  Field Goals Attempted          2              1
Safeties                         0              0
Third-Down Efficiency         5/14           9/14
Fourth-Down Efficiency         1/2            0/0
Time of Possession           29:31          30:29

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Rushing
Los Angeles            No.      Yds.     LG    TD
Tyler                  17        60      39     0
Bryant                  6        30      14     1
McCutcheon              5        10       6     0
Ferragamo               1         7       7     0

Pittsburgh             No.      Yds.     LG    TD
Harris                 20        46      12     2
Bleier                 10        25       9     0
Bradshaw                3         9       6     0
Thornton                4         4       5     0


Passing
Los Angeles       Att.   Comp.    Yds.   TD   Int.
Ferragamo          25      15     212     0     1
McCutcheon          1       1      24     1     0

Pittsburgh        Att.   Comp.    Yds.   TD   Int.
Bradshaw           21      14     309     2     3


Receiving
Los Angeles            No.      Yds.     LG    TD
Waddy                   3        75      50     0
Bryant                  3        21      12     0
Tyler                   3        20      11     0
Dennard                 2        32      24     0
Nelson                  2        20      14     0
D. Hill                 1        28      28     0
R. Smith                1        24      24t    1
McCutcheon              1        16      16     0

Pittsburgh             No.      Yds.     LG    TD
Swann                   5        79      47t    1
Stallworth              3       121      73t    1
Harris                  3        66      32     0
Cunningham              2        21      13     0
Thornton                1        22      22     0

Interceptions
Los Angeles            No.      Yds.     LG    TD
Elmendorf               1        10      10     0
Brown                   1         6       6     0
Perry                   1        -1       1     0
Thomas                  0         6       6     0

Pittsburgh             No.      Yds.     LG    TD
Lambert                 1        16      16     0


Punting
Los Angeles           No.      Avg.     LG   Blk.
Clark                  5        44.0    59     0

Pittsburgh            No.      Avg.     LG   Blk.
C. Colquitt            2        42.5    50     0


Punt Returns
Los Angeles           No.   FC     Yds.   LG   TD
Brown                  1     0       4     4    0

Pittsburgh            No.   FC     Yds.   LG   TD
Bell                   2     0      17    11    0
Smith                  2     0      14     7    0


Kickoff Returns
Los Angeles           No.      Yds.     LG    TD
E. Hill                3        47      27     0
Jodat                  2        32      16     0
Andrews                1         0       0     0

Pittsburgh            No.      Yds.     LG    TD
L. Anderson            5       162      45     0



Los Angeles Rams            Pittsburgh Steelers     
                   ==  Offense  ==                     
Saul, Rich         C    Webster, Mike           C 
Harrah, Dennis     G    Davis, Samuel           G 
Hill, Kent         G    Mullins, Gerry          G 
France, Doug       T    Brown, Larry            T 
Slater, Jackie     T    Kolb, Jon               T 
Nelson, Terry      TE   Cunningham, Bennie      TE
Dennard, Preston   WR   Stallworth, John        WR
Waddy, Billy       WR   Swann, Lynn             WR
Bryant, Cullen     RB   Bleier, Rocky           RB
Tyler, Wendell     RB   Harris, Franco          RB
Ferragamo, Vince   QB   Bradshaw, Terry         QB

                   ==  Defense  ==                      
Brooks, Larry      DT   Dunn, Gary              DT 
Fanning, Mike      DT   Greene, Joe             DT 
Dryer, Fred        DE   Banaszak, John          DE 
Youngblood, Jack   DE   Greenwood, L. C.        DE 
Brudzinski, Bob    OLB  Cole, Robin             OLB
Youngblood, Jim    OLB  Winston, Dennis         OLB
Reynolds, Jack     MLB  Lambert, Jack           MLB
Perry, Rod         CB   Blount, Mel             CB 
Thomas, Patrick    CB   Johnson, Ronald         CB 
Cromwell, Nolan    FS   Thomas, J.T.            FS 
Elmendorf, Dave    SS   Shell, Donnie           SS 

                  ==  Substitute  ==                    
Andrews, George              Anderson, Anthony          
Bain, Bill                   Anderson, Larry            
Brown, Eddie                 Bahr, Matt                 
Clark, Ken                   Beasley, Tom               
Corral, Frank                Bell, Theo                 
Doss, Reggie                 Colquitt, Craig            
Gravelle, Gordon             Courson, Steve             
Harris, Joe                  Dornbrook, Thom            
Hill, Drew                   Furness, Steve             
Hill, Eddie                  Graves, Tom                
Jodat, Jim                   Grossman, Randy            
McCutcheon, Lawrence         Hawthorne, Greg            
O'Steen, Dwayne              Moser, Rick                
Ryczek, Dan                  Petersen, Ted              
Smith, Ronnie                Smith, Jim A.              
Sully, Ivory                 Thornton, Sidney           
Wallace, Jackie              Toews, Loren               
Westbrooks, Gregory          Valentine, Zack            
Wilkinson, Gerald            White, Dwight              
Young, Charle                Woodruff, Dwayne           

               ==  Did Not Play  ==                   
Ellis, Ken                 Ham, Jack                  
Lee, Bob                   Kruczek, Mike              
Rutledge, Jeff             Stoudt, Cliff              

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