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Only 21 points were scored in Super Bowl VII. 

By Andy Wittry
February 07, 2016

Entering Super Bowl 50, the lowest–scoring Super Bowl in history was Super Bowl VII, when the Miami Dolphins defeated the Washington Redskins 14-7.

Eight of the first 10 Super Bowls rank among the lowest-scoring Super Bowls. In addition to the 21 points scored in 1973, there were four other occasions—all between 1969 and 1975—when fewer than 30 points were scored in the Super Bowl. 

See a list of the five lowest–scoring Super Bowls of all–time below. 

Lowest–Scoring Super Bowls

1. Super Bowl VII: Miami Dolphins 14, Washington Redskins 7

2. Super Bowl IX: Pittsburgh Steelers 16, Minnesota Vikings 6

3. Super Bowl III: New York Jets 16, Baltimore Colts 7

4. Super Bowl VI: Dallas Cowboys 24, Miami Dolphins 3

5. Super Bowl V: Baltimore Colts 16, Dallas Cowboys 13

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