Super Bowl XLV: Records, Highlights
WR Jordy Nelson (Charlie Krupa/AP)
WR Jordy Nelson (Charlie Krupa/AP)
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Posted Feb 7, 2011


We have some of the noteworthy numbers from Sunday night, courtesy of the Elias Sports Bureau.

SUPER BOWL RECORD SET IN SUPER BOWL XLV

-- Fewest Rushing Attempts, Game, Both Teams – 36, Green Bay (13) vs. Pittsburgh (23).

SUPER BOWL RECORDS TIED IN SUPER BOWL XLV

-- Most Games, Team – 8, Pittsburgh (tied record set by Dallas).

-- Fewest Turnovers, Game, Team – 0, Green Bay (tied record shared by 17 other teams).

-- Most Points, First Quarter, Team – 14, Green Bay (tied record shared by six other teams).

-- Largest Lead, End of First Quarter, Team – 14, Green Bay, led 14-0 (tied record shared by Miami, SB VIII and Oakland, SB XV).

-- Fewest First Downs By Penalty, Game, Both Teams – 0, Green Bay vs. Pittsburgh (tied record set in five other SB).

-- Fewest Rushing Attempts, Game, Winning Team – 13, Green Bay (tied record set by St. Louis, SB XXXIV).

-- Most Two-Point Conversions, Game -- 1, Antwaan Randle El (tied record shared by five other players).

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS

-- Green Bay has won 13 NFL championships (including nine in the pre-Super Bowl era), the highest total for any team.

-- Green Bay committed no turnovers; Pittsburgh committed three. Teams committing the fewer turnovers have a 33-3 record in Super Bowls.

-- Jordy Nelson had nine receptions for 140 yards, breaking the Packers’ record for receiving yards in a Super Bowl, set by Max McGee, who had 138 yards in SB I.

-- Green Bay scored two touchdowns within 24 seconds in the first quarter – the fastest pair of touchdowns scored by one team in a Super Bowl since SB XXVII, when Dallas scored two touchdowns in 18 seconds after having scored two touchdowns in 15 seconds earlier in that game.

-- For the third consecutive postseason game, Green Bay scored a touchdown on an interception return, becoming the first team in NFL history to score a touchdown on an interception return in each of three consecutive postseason games.

-- The Packers shave scored first in all five of their Super Bowls.

-- Nick Collins' interception return for a touchdown was the 13th in Super Bowl history. Teams are 11-0 with a pick-six.

-- The Packers got touchdowns from 11 players in the postseason, a record.



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