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9NFLThe Guarantee

Date / Jan 12, 1969

Location / Orange Bowl | Miami, Fla.

Moment / Three days before Super Bowl III, “Broadway Joe” Namath told reporters that he guaranteed a Jets victory over the heavily-favored Colts. Jets coach Weeb Ewbank first heard of it the next day when the guarantee was front-page news.

Impact / Namath and the Jets followed through on the guarantee, defeating the Colts 16-7. Namath won Super Bowl MVP, cementing his legacy. He would be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1985.