NFL by the Numbers
71.4 ... Bears quarterback Rex Grossman completed 71.4 percent of his passes Sunday, the second-highest completion percentage by a losing quarterback in Super Bowl history.
52 ... Bears running back Thomas Jones' 52-yard run was the longest by an NFC back in the Super Bowl in 19 years, since Timmy Smith's 58-yarder for the Redskins against the Broncos in Super Bowl XXII.
14 ... Lovie Smith's Bears became only the second team to score at least 14 first-quarter points and lose a Super Bowl. The Patriots led the Packers 14-10 after the first quarter in Super Bowl XXXI but lost 35-21.
77 ... With Dominic Rhodes rushing for 113 yards and Joseph Addai 77, the Colts became the first team with two players gaining 77 or more rushing in a Super Bowl. The closest any team had come to that was in Super Bowl VI, when Duane Thomas ran for 95 and Walt Garrison 74.
50 ... Sunday's Super Bowl was the first in which both teams had a touchdown of 50 yards or more in the first quarter.
2 ... Muhsin Muhammad of the Bears became the third player in history and the first since his former teammate, Ricky Proehl (now with the Colts), to score Super Bowl touchdowns for two different teams. Muhammad caught a four-yard TD Sunday and also caught an 85-yarder from Jake Delhomme in Super Bowl XXXVII for the Panthers.
10 ... Joseph Addai's 10 receptions tied the NFL record for most catches by a running back in a Super Bowl game. Tony Nathan of the Dolphins had 10 in Super Bowl XIX.
3 ... With Dominic Rhodes running for 113 yards and Thomas Jones 112, Super Bowl XLI was only the third Super Bowl in which both teams had a 100-yard rusher. In Super Bowl III, Matt Snell of the Colts had 121 rushing yards and Tom Matte had 116, and in Super Bowl XXV Ottis Anderson of the Giants ran for 102 and Thurman Thomas of the Bills had 135.
11 ... The Bears' 11 first downs matched the fifth-fewest in Super Bowl history and matched the fewest in 24 years, since the Dolphins had nine first downs against the Redskins in Super Bowl XVII.
14 ... Devin Hester's kickoff return for a touchdown 14 seconds into the game was the fastest touchdown in Super Bowl history. The previous fastest TD took 84 seconds. That was Jerry Rice's 44-yard TD catch from Steve Young 1:24 into the 49ers' 49-26 win in Super Bowl XXIX.
56 ... Kelvin Hayden's 56-yard interception return for a touchdown was the longest in 30 years and fourth-longest in Super Bowl history.
81. 8 ... Peyton Manning's passer rating of 81.8 is the lowest ever in a Super Bowl by a quarterback who was named MVP. The previous low was Joe Namath's 83.3 when the Jets beat the Colts in Super Bowl III.