Top 5 Super Bowl Winning-Teams of All Time

From the inception of the Super Bowl, there are so many teams, so many performers, and so many winners in NFL history. With their legendary victory and rank of greatness, who do you think is the best of them all?  Like all time, excitement is on the peak regarding the upcoming Super Bowl on Sunday. Things become more exciting with Betway’s own Super Bowl team formed with the biggest name in the history of the game. 

For this high-performing team their obvious choice is Tom Brady as quarterback with six Lombardi trophies in nine Super Bowl appearances. As running back, they have the leaders Franco Harris and Emmitt Smith. For wide receiver, their assets are smasher Jerry Rice and star Lynn Swann. Interestingly, their defensive end consists L.C Greenwood with his unforgettable ‘steel curtain’ defensive line in the 1970s. Also they have Charles Haley who won five Super Bowl and the only player apart from Tom Brady to do so. 

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Though Betway’s team is the perfect one, we have the list of top 5 Super Bowl winning-teams of all time based on their greatest performances and legendary victory in NFL history.

Miami Dolphins (1972)

Coach: Don Shula
Record: 14-0
Average scoring: 27.5 (1st in NFL)
Average allowed: 12.2 (1st in NFL)
Leading rusher: Larry Csonka, 1117 yards on 213 attempts
Leading receiver: Paul Warfield, 606 yards on 29 catches
Leading passer: Bob Griese, 1360 yards on 55.3% completions
Result: Dolphins 14, Washington Redskins 7
MVP: Jake Scott
Hall of famers: 7

This extraordinary team is the only team in 50years of Super Bowl history to survive the entire season without losing a game. On the verge of losing six times, they turned out winning by single score in each of their 3 post season games. In the 1972 Super Bowl they had to fight with the Washington Redskins and were ahead with a 14-0 lead. Though Washington rally scored 7 in the second half, the game was all Dolphins’. 

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San Francisco 49ers (1984)

Coach: Bill walsh
Record: 15-1
Average scoring: 29.7 (2nd in NFL)
Average allowed: 14.2 (1st in NFL)
Leading rusher: Wendell Tyler, 1262 yards on 246 attempts
Leading receiver: Dwight Clark, 880 yards on 52 catches
Leading passer: Joe Montana, 3630 yards on 64.6% completions
Result: 49ers 38, Dolphins 16
MVP: Joe Montana
Hall of famers: 5
This team is arguably the greatest of all time, though their successors grabbed limelight more than them. In the 1984 Super Bowl they destroyed Miami by 12 on halftime with Dan Marino’s passing wizardry. Marino was sacked 4 times and couldn’t pass longer than 30 yards. Unfortunately, the team lost only 3 points in October game against Pittsburgh. 

San Francisco 49ers (1989)

Coach: George Seifert
Average scoring: 27.6 (1st in NFL)
Average allowed: 15.8 (3rd in NFL)
Leading rusher: Roger Craig, 1054 yards on 271 attempts
Leading receiver: Jerry Rice, 1483 yards on 82 catches
Leading passer: Joe Montana, 3521 yards on 70.2% completions
Record: 14-2
Result: 49ers 55, Denver Broncos 10
MVP: Joe Montana
Hall of famers: 5
Retirement of Coach Bill Walsh following the 1988 season was the buzz and put George Seifert’s position in doubt. As he was taking over a Super Bowl team, it was debatable if there was any room for improvement. Despite Seifert’s rookie season, the team was dominant and won three games by a combined 100 points. And, the combined margin of the team’s two defeats was only 5 points.

Chicago Bears (1985)

Coach: Mike Ditka
Average scoring: 28.5 (2nd  in NFL)
Average allowed: 12.4 (1st  in NFL)
Leading rusher: Walter Payton, 1551 yards on 324 attempts
Leading receiver: Willie Gault, 704 yards on 33 catches
Leading passer: Jim McMahon, 2392 yards on 56.9% completions
Record: 15-1
Result: Bears 46, New England patriots 10
MVP: Richard Dent
Hall of famers: 4
The most obscure team in the NFL could be ’85 Chicago Bears. There were so many sideshows to the 85 Bears rampage through the NFL—Helicopters, dance videos, and fridge—which are still unforgettable. All of these were the tribute to the greatness and obscure brilliance of their football performance. Throughout the season the real question was whether they would go undefeated, and once that was gone, the riddle was how great the margin of their victory could be. 

Pittsburgh Steelers (1978)

Coach: Chuck Noll
Record: 14-2
Average scoring: 22.2 (5th in NFL)
Average allowed: 12.2 (1st in NFL)
Leading rusher: Franco Harris, 1082 yards on 310 attempts
Leading receiver: Lynn Swann, 880 yards on 61 catches
Leading passer: Terry Bradshaw, 2915 yards on 56.3% completions
Result: Steelers 35, Dallas Cowboys 31
MVP: Terry Bradshaw
Hall of famers: 10

It was claimed that the 1976 team was the greatest of the Steelers. The team recorded some of the best defensive performances, but unfortunately was halted by playoff injuries and got eliminated from the event. The team had it all—the legendary defense ranked best in the league, quarterback Terry Bradshaw at the peak of his effectiveness, Lynn Swann and John Stallworth dual threat at receiver, and Franco Harris grinding out yards. The Steelers have never been better than this. 

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