You've been waiting since the first preseason kickoff in August for the biggest game of the year, the Super Bowl. You've seen teams rise and fall over the course of the regular season. You've seen heroic performances by MVP-caliber players. You've even seen some teams fall apart in the playoffs. All of that finally culminates in two teams playing for a championship.
There is no championship game quite like the Super Bowl, either. Players have so much on the line, and the intensity is at an all-time high. After all, only 60 minutes separate a team and its fan base from the dream of a lifetime as well as bragging rights for a year.
While you're waiting for the Super Bowl to kick off, why not go back and review the winners from some of the past Super Bowls? Can you even remember who won each Super Bowl from the first installment to the team that held the Vince Lombardi Trophy up at the end of the 2017 season? This quiz will let you find out just that.
If you are up for the ultimate football challenge, get started with this NFL Super Bowl quiz and put your knowledge up against a real test!
Vince Lombardi led the Packers to victories in both of the first two Super Bowls. As a coach, Lombardi was known for his legendary speeches and relationship with his players.
Joe Namath was famous for his easy attitude and flamboyant attire which made him a celebrity off the field. His personality earned him the nickname "Broadway Joe."
The Cowboys lost Super Bowl V to the Colts 16-13. Despite the loss, Cowboys' linebacker Chuck Howley was named the MVP of the game after recording two interceptions.
The 1972 Miami Dolphins are the only undefeated team to win a Super Bowl in NFL history. The team finished the year with a 14-0 record, defeating the Redskins 14-7 in Super Bowl VII.
Don Shula coached the Miami Dolphins from 1970 until 1995. While in Miami, Shula won two Super Bowls and five AFC championships.
Franco Harris, fullback for the Steelers, was named the MVP of Super Bowl IX. During the game, he rushed for 158 yards, which exceeded the yardage the Vikings had in total offense.
Coached by John Madden, the Raiders won their first Super Bowl on Jan. 9, 1977. The Raiders won the game by overcoming a Vikings' defensive line that was known as the "Purple People Eaters" because of their ability to get after the quarterback.
Super Bowl XII was played at the Louisiana Superdome, a stadium that had only opened a few years prior. Aside from being the first championship game played in a dome, it was also the first Super Bowl to take place during prime time.
Super Bowl XIV set a championship game record for the NFL with a crowd of 103,985. The game was played at the famous Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
The Raiders took an early 14-0 lead against the Eagles in Super Bowl XV and never looked back. Quarterback for the Raiders, Jim Plunkett, threw three touchdown passes in the game, earning him the MVP.
The 1981-82 49ers were coached by Bill Walsh, who took over the team in 1979. Walsh won his first of two NFL Coach of the Year awards after guiding the 49ers to a 13-3 record.
Super Bowl XVII was played after a shortened NFL season due to a players' strike. Teams only played nine games during the regular season, and the playoffs were extended to include 16 teams.
Occurring on Jan. 22, 1984, Super Bowl XVIII was the last Super Bowl won by an AFC team until 1997. In the game, the Raiders dominated the Redskins 38-9.
Joe Montana played in four Super Bowls during his career. He was named the MVP of four of those games, including Super Bowl XIX against the Dolphins, where he threw for 331 yards and three touchdowns.
The 1985 Bears were led by a tough defense, allowing only 12.4 points per game. The defense was coached by Buddy Ryan, who introduced a 4-6 defensive scheme that offenses struggled to overcome.
Super Bowl XXI marked the first time the Giants appeared in a Super Bowl. The team, which went 14-2 in the regular season, was led by a defense known as the "Big Blue Wrecking Crew."
The Redskins have taken a hit in recent years because of the team's mascot name, which has been criticized by some Native American groups. However, owner Daniel Snyder refuses to change the name, citing tradition as his reasoning.
Wide receiver Jerry Rice was named the MVP of Super Bowl XXIII. Rice finished his career in the NFL as the all-time leader in receptions and receiving yards.
Super Bowl XXV was decided on a missed last-second field goal by Scott Norwood. The kick famously became known as the "Wide Right" kick.
The Bills are the only team in NFL history to lose four straight Super Bowls. The four losses were difficult for a team which revolutionized how offensive football is played.
Quarterback Steve Young was trying to overcome the shadow of Joe Montana, who won four Super Bowls with the 49ers. He would finally do it on Jan. 29, 1995, after crushing the Chargers 49-26 and earning the Super Bowl MVP.
The Cowboys acquired Deion Sanders prior to the 1995-96 season. Deion Sanders was viewed as the balance of power since he played for the 49ers the season before, when they won the Super Bowl.
On Jan. 26, 1997, the Packers won their first Super Bowl since 1967 when they were coached by Vince Lombardi. Desmond Howard was named the MVP of the game, racking up 244 return yards between both punt returns and kickoff returns.
John Elway spent his entire 16-year career with the Denver Broncos. He went to three Super Bowls during the '80s but lost all three. However, he got his revenge in 1997 and 1998, winning back-to-back Super Bowls before retiring as a champion.
The Tennessee Titans came up one yard short of winning Super Bowl XXXIV. The Rams' win came after receiver Kevin Dyson was tackled on the one-yard line by Mike Jones of the Rams.
The Ravens dominated the Giants 34-7 with the Giants' lone touchdown coming on a kickoff return in the third quarter. On the very next kickoff, the Ravens returned the ball for a touchdown of their own.
Tom Brady is a record-holding, five-time Super Bowl Champion. Of those five Super Bowls, Brady was named the MVP four times.
Jon Gruden moved to the Buccaneers from the Raiders prior to the 2002 season. In his first season with the Buccaneers, Gruden led them to a Super Bowl where he defeated his former team 48-21.
Super Bowl XLI gave Peyton Manning the first Super Bowl of his career. Manning's first championship came after years of being criticized for only being a regular season quarterback who couldn't win in the playoffs.
Super Bowl XLV came down to the final drive of the game. Down by six points, the Steelers got the ball back with over two minutes left on the clock, but they turned the ball over on downs after only gaining a few yards on the drive.
Super Bowl XLVII was the final game for Ray Lewis, one of the greatest linebackers to ever take the field. Lewis' career lasted 17 years, all with the Baltimore Ravens.
"The Legion of Boom" was led by players like Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas. As of 2018, Earl Thomas is the only member of the legion left on the Seahawks' roster.
After 18 seasons in the NFL, Peyton Manning retired after winning Super Bowl 50. Manning finished his career as a five-time NFL MVP and two-time Super Bowl champion.
After being down 28-3 in the third quarter, the Patriots made one of the greatest comebacks in NFL history to force Super Bowl LI into overtime. In overtime, the Patriots scored a touchdown on the first drive, winning the game.
After Eagles' starting quarterback Carson Wentz tore his ACL in the regular season, Nick Foles took over to lead the Eagles through the playoffs. Led by a tough defense and smart playcalling, the Eagles defeated the Patriots in Super Bowl LII, and Foles was named the Super Bowl MVP.