One of the most famous plays in NFL history, Dwight Clark’s leaping, fingertip touchdown grab of a Joe Montana pass – forever known as “The Catch” – gave the 49ers a 28-27 lead over the Cowboys with just 51 seconds on the clock in the NFC Championship on Jan. 10, 1982.  San Francisco would go on to win the game and the Super Bowl. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

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Broncos quarterback Charlie Morton looks to pass against the Cowboys during Super Bowl XII at the Louisiana Superdome on Jan. 15, 1978.  Morton completed 4 of 15 passes for 39 yards and 4 interceptions in Denver’s 27-10 loss to Dallas. Based on the assumption that it gets no worse than zero – Morton’s record-low passer rating on this day – this is easily the worst performance by any quarterback in Super Bowl history. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

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Gonna be a long night, rookie…