31 Jan 1999: The Denver Bronco players hold up the Lombardi Trophy after winning the Superbowl XXXIII against the Atlanta Falcons at the Pro Player Stadium in Miami, Florida. The Broncos defeated the Falcons 34-19. Mandatory Credit: Andy Lyons /Allsport
A look at the Denver Broncos' six trips to the Super Bowl:
SUPER BOWL XXXIII
34-19 win over Atlanta
Jan. 31, 1999 at Miami
John Elway was named MVP in his last game, throwing for 336 yards and an 80-yard touchdown pass to Rod Smith. Denver led 17-6 at halftime and closed out the game as Terrell Davis ran for 102 yards on 25 carries. It was an NFL-record seventh consecutive 100-yard playoff game.
SUPER BOWL XXXII
31-24 win over Green Bay
Jan. 25, 1998 in San Diego
With 157 yards rushing and three touchdowns, Terrell Davis was named the MVP as the Broncos won their first title. Denver jumped to a 17-7 lead, but the Packers tied the game at 17 in the third quarter, then again at 24 in the fourth quarter. Davis' game-winning touchdown came with 1:45 left to play, and the Broncos' defense shut down Brett Favre on the final drive.
SUPER BOWL XXIV
55-10 loss to San Francisco
Jan. 28, 1990 in New Orleans
Denver mustered just 167 total yards as Joe Montana lead the 49ers to a route at the SuperDome. The Niners led 27-3 at halftime, and Montana threw two of his four TD passes in the third quarter as San Francisco rolled to a 41-3 lead. John Elway was 10-of-26 passing for 108 yards and two interceptions.
SUPER BOWL XXII
42-10 loss to Washington
Jan. 31, 1988 in San Diego
Doug Williams threw four touchdown passes in the second quarter as Washington trailed 10-0 after the first quarter - only to rally quickly. Williams finished with 340 yards and running back Timmy Smith added 204 yards on 22 carries. John Elway threw three interceptions and the Broncos had just 97 yards rushing.
SUPER BOWL XXI
39-20 loss to New York Giants
Jan. 25, 1987 at Pasadena, Calif.
After Denver claimed a 10-7 lead late in the first quarter, the Giants scored 26 consecutive points (including two Phil Simms TD passes) to secure the win at the Rose Bowl. The Broncos had just two yards of offense in the third quarter as the Giants scored 17 points out of halftime. John Elway threw for 304 yards, and Sims had 268 but was 22-of-25 passing (88 percent).
SUPER BOWL XII
27-10 loss to Dallas
Jan. 15, 1978 at New Orleans
The Cowboys turned two Craig Morton first-quarter interceptions into 10 points and the Broncos' offense struggled in its first Super Bowl. Morton threw a Super Bowl-record four interceptions and was replaced by Norris Weese in the third quarter. Denver, which also lost four fumbles (three in the first half), finished with just 156 total yards to the Cowboys' 325.
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