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Fast Facts: Raiders Take Down Eagles In Super Bowl XV


Quarterback Jim Plunkett

The Oakland Raiders won their second world championship Jan. 25, 1981, beating Ron Jaworski and the Philadelphia Eagles 27-10.

Quarterback Jim Plunkett threw for three touchdowns en route to helping the Silver and Black secure their second Super Bowl win, so now with Super Bowl LI just a few days away, let's take a quick look back at all the important information from the Raiders win over the Eagles.

Date: January 25, 1981

Location: Louisiana Superdome

Attendance: 76,135

Top Performances:

Quarterback Jim Plunkett (13 – 21, 261 yards, three touchdowns)

Running back Mark Van Eeghen (18 carries, 75 yards)

Wide receiver Cliff Branch (Five catches, 67 yards, two touchdowns)

MVP: Quarterback Jim Plunkett

Notable Play:

A first quarter interception by linebacker Rod Martin – his first of a Super Bowl-record three picks – that later resulted in an early seven points for the Silver and Black.

Future Hall of Fame Raiders:

Head Coach Tom Flores

Punter Ray Guy

Linebacker Ted Hendricks

Offensive Lineman Art Shell

Offensive Lineman Gene Upshaw

Click here for a deeper look at the Super Bowl matchup.

Take a look at some of the best images from Super Bowl XV, below.

An exclusive look back at the Raiders in Super Bowl XV. The Raiders defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 27-10 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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