Has there ever been a kickoff return for a touchdown in the Super Bowl?
Only one player has returned the Super Bowl’s opening kickoff for a touchdown. That player was Devin Hester of the Chicago Bears, one of the greatest return specialists in NFL history. Hester took the opening kick of Super Bowl XLI for a 92-yard touchdown in a game the Bears eventually lost.
Who is the only player to return the opening kickoff for a touchdown in the Super Bowl?
Throwback Thursday: Devin Hester returns opening kickoff for TD in Super Bowl XLI.
What is a kick return touchdown?
When a kick returner carries the football across the opposing team’s goal line for six points.
Has any team never scored a touchdown in the Super Bowl?
Miami’s 3 points scored set a Super Bowl record in scoring futility, which was tied by the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII in 2019. The Kansas City Chiefs also failed to score a touchdown in their 31-9 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV in February 2021.
Who has the most kick return yards?
What is the longest play in NFL history?
A 99-yard pass play is the longest play involving a forward pass that is possible in an American football game. It gains 99 yards and scores a touchdown for the offensive team. The play has occurred thirteen times in NFL history, most recently by Eli Manning and Victor Cruz.
Who has the longest play in NFL history?
2005 — In the longest play in NFL history, Chicago defensive back Nathan Vasher returns a missed field goal 108 yards for a touchdown on the final play of the first half in a 17-9 win against the 49ers.
Has there ever been a Super Bowl where nobody scored a touchdown?
Patrick Mahomes has only lost two playoff games in his career and they were both to Tom Brady. The Chiefs became just the third team in Super Bowl history to fail to score a touchdown in the big game, joining the Rams (Super Bowl LIII) and Dolphins (Super Bowl VI).
Who was the kickoff returner in the Super Bowl?
Jacoby Jones of the Baltimore Ravens set an NFL postseason record with a 108-yard kickoff return against the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans on Sunday night. Jacoby Jones reacts after his NFL postseason-record 108-yard kickoff return on Sunday night helped give the Ravens a 28-6 lead just seconds into the third quarter.
Who was the first team to have two kickoff returns for touchdowns?
The Ravens became the first team with two Super Bowl kickoff returns for touchdowns, according to ESPN Stats & Information. Jermaine Lewis had one for Baltimore in 2000. Jones’ return also was the ninth kickoff return for a TD in Super Bowl history.
How did the Ravens win the Super Bowl?
The Ravens ended up winning, 34-31. The return originally was ruled a 109-yarder, which would have been an NFL regular season and postseason record, before the league later changed it to 108 yards. “Daylight,” Jones said after the game.
What was the kickoff return record for the Baltimore Ravens?
Jacoby Jones reacts after his NFL postseason-record 108-yard kickoff return on Sunday night helped give the Ravens a 28-6 lead just seconds into the third quarter. Ronald Martinez/Getty Image