Defensive lineman Neil Smith recovered a Miami fumble and returned it 79 yards for his first postseason touchdown, driving the Broncos' lead to 38-3 and giving Denver its fifth-consecutive postseason win.
2 of 13Peter Read Miller/SI
Rod Smith had five receptions for 152 yards as Denver topped Atlanta 34-19 to win its second-straight Super Bowl. Quarterback John Elway hooked up with Smith for an 80-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter, marking a Super Bowl record.
3 of 13Damian Strohmeyer/SI
Head coach Mike Shanahan took over at the helm of the Broncos in 1995. In just his second season he had the team in the playoffs, and topped that feat with Super Bowl titles in his third (1997) and fourth (1998) seasons.
4 of 13Mickey Pfleger/SI
Sept. 28, 1998 SI Cover.
5 of 13Bob Rosato/SI
John Elway and the 1998 Broncos made the 1972 Dolphins very nervous. Denver ran through the first 13 weeks of the season undefeated before the New York Giants handed the Broncos their first loss, 20-16, Dec. 13 at Giants Stadium.
6 of 13Peter Read Miller/SI
Nov. 30, 1998 SI Cover.
7 of 13Heinz Kluetmeier/SI
The Denver Broncos made the Mile High Salute famous during their Super Bowl-winning seasons of 1997 and '98 by celebrating touchdowns with the signature move.
8 of 13Al Tielemans/SI
Wide receiver Ed McCaffrey had five receptions for 72 yards in the Broncos' Super Bowl victory over Atlanta. He and receiver Rod Smith gave defenses headaches all season long, not only with their receptions but also by blocking for the Broncos' running game.
9 of 13Bob Rosato/SI
John Elway holds his hands up in celebration as he walks off the field during his final game in the NFL -- a 34-19 victory in Super Bowl XXXIII.
10 of 13John W. McDonough/SI
Feb. 1, 1999 SI Cover.
11 of 13Bob Rosato/SI
Terrell Davis had 25 carries for 102 yards and two receptions for 50 yards as the Broncos cruised to their second-straight Super Bowl victory.
12 of 13Damian Strohmeyer/SI
Longtime Broncos defensive lineman Trevor Pryce had 30 tackles and 8.5 sacks in the Broncos' title-winning '98 season.
13 of 13Bob Rosato/SI
Feb. 8, 1999 SI Cover.
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