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Fast Facts: Raiders Beat Redskins In Super Bowl XVIII


Defensive End Lyle Alzado and Defensive End Howie Long

The last time the Silver and Black took home the Lombardi Trophy was Jan. 22, 1984, when the Raiders handily dismissed the NFC Champion Washington Redskins 38-9 in Super Bowl XVIII.

With the win, the then-Los Angeles Raiders secured the organization's third world championship, so now that Super Bowl LI is just around the corner, let's look back at some of the most important facts from the Raiders big win in Tampa, Fla.

Date: January 22, 1984

Location: Tampa Stadium

Attendance: 72,920

Final Score: 38-9

Top Performances:

Quarterback Jim Plunkett (16-25, 172 yards, one touchdown)

Running back Marcus Allen (20 carries, 191 yards, two touchdowns)

Wide receiver Cliff Branch (Six catches, 94 yards, one touchdown)


Running Back Marcus Allen

Notable Play:

A 74-yard, third quarter touchdown run by Marcus Allen that effectively iced the game for the Silver and Black, increasing their lead to 34-9. At the time, Allen's 74-yard scamper served as a Super Bowl record.

Future Hall of Fame Raiders:

Running Back Marcus Allen

Wide Receiver Cliff Branch

Head Coach Tom Flores

Punter Ray Guy

Cornerback Mike Haynes

Linebacker Ted Hendricks

Defensive End Howie Long

Click here for an in-depth look at Super Bowl XVIII.

Check out some of the best images from the Super Bowl win over the Redskins, below.

An exclusive look back at the Raiders in Super Bowl XVIII. The Raiders defeated the Washington Redskins 38-9 in Tampa, Florida.

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