Bleacher Sports The best Super Bowls of the past few years have been dominated by a handful of memorable moments.
And for all the attention paid to the game’s top moments, a few memorable moments have fallen through the cracks.
Here are five of the greatest moments in Super Bowl history.1.
When the Broncos ran for a touchdown against the Patriots, Peyton Manning threw the game-winning touchdown pass to Julian Edelman.2.
When Peyton Manning took off on the football field and got a knee to the face from Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler, he turned to his right and pointed at his teammates and said, “You guys got a problem?”3.
When Brady threw an interception against the Jets in the AFC Championship Game, Peyton threw it downfield and then ran toward the sideline.
Brady stopped and smiled and said to Manning, “It’s not my fault.”4.
When Tom Brady threw the winning touchdown pass against the Texans in Super Thursday Night Football, he was wearing a helmet and helmet pads.5.
When Manning ran for another touchdown against Brady and the Patriots in Super Sunday Night Football in the first quarter, he reached toward the helmet and pointed to the field.6.
When he threw the last interception of the Super Bowl, he looked up at Brady and said “Thank you, Tom Brady.”7.
When a teammate jumped in front of him and shouted to him to throw the ball back, he yelled back, “Whoa!”8.
When quarterback Peyton Manning hit receiver Wes Welker on a comeback attempt, he jumped up and gave Welker a fist bump.9.
When Aaron Rodgers caught the game winning touchdown in Super Wednesday Night Football against the Bears, he threw it to the right sideline, as if he was throwing it away.10.
When Broncos linebacker Terrance Knighton jumped up to block Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers after he hit him with a deflected pass in the fourth quarter of Super Thursday, he put his hands over his mouth and said in a low voice, “We are going to have a long conversation.”11.
When wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders caught a game-tying touchdown pass in Super Tuesday Night Football at Soldier Field, he smiled and then turned around and pointed in Brady’s direction and said with a raised middle finger, “That’s one of the best catches I’ve ever seen.”12.
When Super Bowl champion Eli Manning hit cornerback Chris Harris Jr. on the head in Super Monday Night Football to seal the Superdome victory, he grabbed Harris and hugged him.13.
When Eli Manning threw a game winning TD pass to Brandon Marshall in Super Friday Night Football after Marshall had recovered the ball from an interception, he said, ”I just think we’re going to do this.”14.
When tight end David Johnson scored a touchdown in the second quarter against the Vikings in Super Week 2, he kept his head down and pointed straight at the stadium.15.
When Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson ran in on a touchdown reception against the Broncos in Super Game 7, he walked toward the field and said: “It was great.”16.
When New York Jets cornerback James Harrison hit quarterback Drew Brees in the head with a helmet-to-helmet hit in Super Weekend, he held his head high and said ”it’s a lot worse than you think.”17.
When defensive end Jason Worilds came up to quarterback Brady and tried to knock him to the ground, Brady stopped him and said he was going to knock you out.18.
When linebacker Lawrence Taylor, defensive end Charles Brown and linebacker Brian Dawkins tried to stop Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger from throwing a touchdown pass on a fake field goal attempt in Super Thanksgiving Day, they all stopped as the play was on the field because they thought they saw Roethisberger run.19.
When Panthers quarterback Cam Newton hit linebacker Brian Orakpo with a shoulder tackle in Super Saturday Night Football and then held Orakko to the turf, Orakpi got up and told him to get off the field immediately.20.
When Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan was flagged for a flag for pushing Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski after the catch in Super Football Sunday, Jordan told him, “Don’t you ever touch me again.”21.
When Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was tackled by Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen in Super Super Bowl XVII, he pushed Allen away from him and told Allen, “Go fuck yourself.”22.
When cornerback Josh Norman came up and grabbed Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown’s jersey and pulled him toward him in Super Stadium, Brown said, “…don’t you dare come back here and take my helmet off again.”23.
When Bengals running back Giovani Bernard caught a touchdown and rushed for a score against the Packers in Super Day, he ran into the crowd and yelled, “I want to go back to school.”24.
When Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner was tackled during Super Bowl Sunday by Packers linebacker Davon House,