The Minister of Defense, Reggie White had a Super Bowl-record three sacks against the Patriots, who finished with 257 yards total offense and were further hampered by Drew Bledsoe's four interceptions.
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Sept. 2, 1996 SI Cover
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Desmond Howard became the first special teams player to win Super Bowl MVP after his 99-yard kickoff return turned out to be the game-clinching touchdown in the Packers 35-21 victory. He also had 90 yards in punt returns.
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The Packers didn't have a Pro Bowl running back, but got plenty of production out of Dorsey Levens and Edgar Bennett (34), who led the team in rushing with 899 yards.
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Brett Favre won his second consecutive league MVP award after throwing for 3,899 yards and 39 touchdowns during the regular season. He capped off the year by throwing for two touchdowns and running for another score as the Packers won their first league title since Super Bowl II.
6 of 8Al Tielemans/SI
Dec. 16, 1996 SI Cover.
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Andre "Bad Moon" Rison got the Packers off to a good start in Super Bowl XXXI, catching a 54-yard touchdown pass from Brett Favre on Green Bay's second offensive play from scrimmage.
8 of 8Al Tielemans/SI
Feb. 3, 1997 SI Cover.
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