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Fast Facts: Raiders Beat Vikings In Super Bowl XI


Wide Receiver Cliff Branch and Wide Receiver Fred Biletnikoff

The Oakland Raiders won their first Super Bowl Jan. 9. 1977, defeating the NFC Champion Minnesota Vikings 32-14.

The win over Fran Tarkenton and Co., proved to be the first of three Super Bowls wins for the Silver and Black, so with Super Bowl LI now just around the corner, let's take a quick look back at what you need to know from the victory over the Vikings.

Date: January 9, 1977

Location: Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif.

Attendance: 103,438

Final Score: 32-14

Top Performances:

Quarterback Ken Stabler (12 – 19, 180 yards, one touchdown)

Running back Clarence Davis (16 carries, 137 yards)

Wide receiver Fred Biletnikoff (Four catches, 79 yards)

MVP: Wide Receiver Fred Biletnikoff

Notable Play:

A fourth quarter two-yard touchdown run by running back Pete Banaszak that brought the score to 25-7 in favor of the Silver and Black.

Future Hall of Fame Raiders:

Head Coach John Madden

Wide Receiver Fred Biletnikoff

Cornerback Willie Brown

Tight End Dave Casper

Punter Ray Guy

Linebacker Ted Hendricks

Offensive Lineman Art Shell

Quarterback Ken Stabler

Offense Lineman Art Shell

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

An exclusive look back at the Raiders in Super Bowl XI. The Raiders defeated the Minnesota Vikings 32-14 in Pasadena, California.

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