defensive back Doug Hart, Packers quarterback Bart Starr (15) enjoyed the final
moments of a 33-14 victory over the Raiders in Super Bowl II. It was Green
Bay's second straight Super Bowl win--and Starr's second straight MVP
performance--under coach Vince Lombardi (in glasses). This rarely seen photo
and the seven others on the following pages appear in Super Bowl XL Opus
(inset), a limited-edition, 88-pound history of the game that has a September
release date and a $4,000 price tag. SI photographers took many of the
? For more
Leading Off pictures, go to SI.com/photos.
Leading up to
Super Bowl VI fullback Larry Csonka met a fellow Dolphin at the Fontainebleau
Motor Hotel in New Orleans, but it was the only splash he and mustachioed
running mate Jim Kiick made as Miami lost to Dallas 24-3. Joe Namath turned on
the charm 10 days after quarterbacking the Jets to a 16-7 conquest of the Colts
in Super Bowl III, getting comfortable with his interviewer at Mamma Leone's in
New York City.
Cooler Heads Prevail
Shaken up late in
the Steelers' 21-17 win over the Cowboys in Super Bowl X, Pittsburgh
quarterback Terry Bradshaw iced his noggin in a trainer's room at the Orange
Bowl. Before Super Bowl XXIX at Miami's Joe Robbie Stadium, 49ers cornerback
Deion Sanders (seated) got his mind right--and his uniform laid out--in the
locker room, then helped San Francisco beat the Chargers 49-26.
Men of Zeal
quarterback Danny White completed just his second pass of the day, this one to
a Dallas cheerleader offering a hero's welcome following the Cowboys' 27-10
victory over the Broncos in Super Bowl XII. Members of the Giants' defense
dressed as Superman before Super Bowl XXI, then played like him in a 39-20
triumph over Denver the next day.
Let's Pray Too