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Super Bowl V

January 17, 1971, Orange Bowl, Miami, Florida

Baltimore Colts 16, Dallas Cowboys 13 Attendance: 79,204

The game

This was the first close Super Bowl, but is not regarded as a classic; in fact, it is sometimes called the "Blooper Bowl". It was filled with poor play, turnovers and officiating miscues.

It is the only Super Bowl for which the Most Valuable Player Award was given to a member of the losing team (Chuck Howley, linebacker, Dallas).

Baltimore won the game on a last-second field goal by kicker Jim O'Brien, who made up for a missed attempt earlier in the game.

Scoring by quarter:

Baltimore06010
Dallas31000

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