Fifty years of memories: Star Tribune staffers share their favorite Super Bowl moments

Fifty years of memories: Star Tribune staffers share their favorite Super Bowl moments

Sid Hartman, Patrick Reusse, Jim Klobuchar and others share their favorite memories from covering -- and watching -- 50 years of Super Bowls.

Vikings' owner Mark Wilf: 'We're on to next year'

February 5
Vikings' owner Mark Wilf: 'We're on to next year'
Twenty-six days after the sucker-punch finish to his team’s season, Vikings owner and President Mark Wilf was channeling his inner Bill Belichick when he declared “we’re on to next season” during a press conference.

Souhan: After long wait, Panthers' Rivera nears pinnacle

February 5
Souhan: After long wait, Panthers' Rivera nears pinnacle
This week in the Bay Area, Ron Rivera's Carolina Panthers have become one of the loosest of all Super Bowl teams.

On the NFL: Hall-of-Fame-bound Favre found glory with Vikings in 2009

February 5
Brett Favre will go into Canton as a Packers legend, but we will always remember 2009, too.

Souhan: Is Goodell confusing couches with electric chairs?

February 5
Shortly after discussing concussions and the deaths of high school football players, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said this: "There is risk in life. There is risk in sitting on a couch.''

Ex-Viking Stu Voigt found guilty in one bank fraud count

February 5
Prosecutors said Voigt and a partner misled investors in scheme that netted millions.

Super Bowl scene: A Vikings diehard from across the pond

February 5
A British reporter became a fan while spending a summer living in Minneapolis.
Twins
February 5

Souhan: Broncos' Ware came prepared to entertain

It's Super Bowl week, and DeMarcus Ware came prepared to entertain. He talked about playing the guitar, writing poetry, and traveling the world with his camera.
Vikings
February 5

2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists

The 2016 class will be announced Saturday. Brett Favre and Tony Dungy are among the 18 finalists.
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February 5

RandBall: Packers-based site posts hot Cam Newton take, gets shredded

Cam Newton has been a sore subject in Green Bay since the #SignGate scandal of 2015.
Vikings
February 5

Souhan: Broncos' Thomas will have a Super Bowl moment with Mom

Demaryius Thomas relishes in playing Sunday;s Super Bowl with his troubled mother in the stands.
Minneapolis
February 5

Minnesota host committee hits the ground in San Francisco, at Super Bowl

The days are long and packed for members of Minnesota's Super Bowl Host Committee as they observe, learn and plan.
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Vikings
February 5

Super Bowl start next for former Cretin-Derham Hall player Harris

That offensive tackle Ryan Harris is playing at age 30, and starting all 18 games this season, is something he probably didn't expect either.
Vikings
February 5

Hartman: Page says Vikings' Super Bowl trips were worth it

The Hall of Famer and retired Minnesota Supreme Court justice says the greatness of those Vikings teams isn't diminished by their four Super Bowl losses.
Vikings
February 4

Ex-Viking Remmers up for challenge in Super Bowl

Now at the Super Bowl with Carolina, Mike Remmers is on his fifth team in four years, including a brief stint with the Vikings. His task Sunday: Blocking Denver's Von Miller.
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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Minnesota 11 5 0 .688 365 302 6-2 5-3
    Green Bay 10 6 0 .625 368 323 5-3 5-3
    Detroit 7 9 0 .438 358 400 4-4 3-5
    Chicago 6 10 0 .375 335 397 1-7 5-3
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Carolina 15 1 0 .938 500 308 8-0 7-1
    Atlanta 8 8 0 .500 339 345 4-4 4-4
    New Orleans 7 9 0 .438 408 476 4-4 3-5
    Tampa Bay 6 10 0 .375 342 417 3-5 3-5
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Washington 9 7 0 .563 388 379 6-2 3-5
    Philadelphia 7 9 0 .438 377 430 3-5 4-4
    NY Giants 6 10 0 .375 420 442 3-5 3-5
    Dallas 4 12 0 .250 275 374 1-7 3-5
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Arizona 13 3 0 .813 489 313 6-2 7-1
    Seattle 10 6 0 .625 423 277 5-3 5-3
    St. Louis 7 9 0 .438 280 330 5-3 2-6
    San Francisco 5 11 0 .313 238 387 4-4 1-7
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Cincinnati 12 4 0 .750 419 279 6-2 6-2
    Pittsburgh 10 6 0 .625 423 319 6-2 4-4
    Baltimore 5 11 0 .313 328 401 3-5 2-6
    Cleveland 3 13 0 .188 278 432 2-6 1-7
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Houston 9 7 0 .563 339 313 5-3 4-4
    Indianapolis 8 8 0 .500 333 408 4-4 4-4
    Jacksonville 5 11 0 .313 376 448 4-4 1-7
    Tennessee 3 13 0 .188 299 423 1-7 2-6
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    New England 12 4 0 .750 465 315 7-1 5-3
    NY Jets 10 6 0 .625 387 314 6-2 4-4
    Buffalo 8 8 0 .500 379 359 5-3 3-5
    Miami 6 10 0 .375 310 389 3-5 3-5
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Denver 12 4 0 .750 355 296 6-2 6-2
    Kansas City 11 5 0 .688 405 287 6-2 5-3
    Oakland 7 9 0 .438 359 399 3-5 4-4
    San Diego 4 12 0 .250 320 398 3-5 1-7
  • Passing Yards
    T. Bridgewater MIN 3231
    S. Hill MIN 15
  • Rushing Yards
    A. Peterson MIN 1485
    J. McKinnon MIN 271
    T. Bridgewater MIN 192
    M. Asiata MIN 112
    A. Thielen MIN 89
  • Receiving Yards
    S. Diggs MIN 720
    K. Rudolph MIN 495
    M. Wallace MIN 473
    J. Wright MIN 442
    A. Peterson MIN 222
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    E. Kendricks MIN 92
    A. Sendejo MIN 73
    A. Barr MIN 68
    C. Greenway MIN 68
    H. Smith MIN 66
  • Interceptions
    T. Newman MIN 3
    C. Munnerlyn MIN 2
    H. Smith MIN 2
    J. Trattou MIN 2
    (4) Players 1
  • Sacks
    E. Griffen MIN 10.5
    D. Hunter MIN 6.0
    T. Johnson MIN 5.5
    B. Robison MIN 5.0
    E. Kendricks MIN 4.0
  • Passing Yards
    D. Brees NO 4870
    C. Palmer ARI 4671
    M. Ryan ATL 4591
    E. Manning NYG 4432
    M. Stafford DET 4262
  • Rushing Yards
    A. Peterson MIN 1485
    D. Martin TB 1402
    T. Gurley STL 1106
    D. McFadden DAL 1089
    D. Freeman ATL 1056
  • Receiving Yards
    J. Jones ATL 1871
    O. Beckham Jr. NYG 1450
    L. Fitzgerald ARI 1215
    C. Johnson DET 1214
    M. Evans TB 1206
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    N. Bowman SF 154
    L. David TB 147
    S. Lee DAL 128
    L. Kuechly CAR 118
    K. Wright SEA 116
  • Interceptions
    K. Coleman CAR 7
    T. Johnson STL 7
    R. Johnson ARI 5
    T. Mathieu ARI 5
    E. Thomas SEA 5
  • Passing Yards
    P. Rivers SD 4792
    T. Brady NE 4770
    B. Bortles JAX 4428
    R. Tannehill MIA 4208
    D. Carr OAK 3987
  • Rushing Yards
    C. Ivory NYJ 1070
    L. Murray OAK 1066
    F. Gore IND 967
    D. Williams PIT 907
    L. McCoy BUF 895
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Brown PIT 1834
    D. Hopkins HOU 1521
    B. Marshall NYJ 1502
    A. Robinson JAX 1400
    D. Thomas DEN 1304
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    D. Jackson IND 150
    R. Jones MIA 135
    P. Posluszny JAX 133
    T. Smith JAX 128
    (2) Players 122
  • Interceptions
    R. Nelson CIN 8
    M. Peters KC 8
    M. Williams NYJ 6
    M. Adams IND 5
    (3) Players 5
  • Sacks
    J. Watt HOU 17.5
    K. Mack OAK 15.0
    C. Dunlap CIN 13.5
    C. Jones NE 12.5
    (2) Players 12.0
  • Sunday, February 7
    Carolina @ Denver
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Minneapolis
February 4
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Super Bowl prep offers great glimpse for Twin Cities in 2 years

As Minnesota prepares to host Super Bowl LII in two years, here are 10 musings from the City by the Bay as we follow Vikings officials and the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee around town to see how it's done.
Vikings
February 4

Broncos running back learns his lessons from fumbles, Snoop Dogg

SAN JOSE, CALIF. – Snoop Dogg attended news conferences for both Super Bowl teams Thursday. He started Cam Newton’s event by taking the microphone…
Twins
February 4

Souhan: Checking in from Super Bowl 50

Notes and observations from the Carolina Panthers side of things Thursday.
Vikings
February 4

Former Vikings assistants Pagac, Woods helping Denver's top-ranked Super Bowl defense

Joe Woods and Fred Pagac were with the Vikings from the time Brad Childress was hired in 2006 to when Leslie Frazier was fired after the 2013 season.
Vikings
February 4

Versatile ex-Viking Webb can't help but smile during Super Bowl week

Joe Webb is Carolina's third-string QB, the emergency running back, the fifth receiver and a member of every special teams unit.
Polls
February 4

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Vikings
February 4

Panthers have turned into exceptional thieves on defense

Ever since a low point in 2014, Panthers defensive backs have become masters of the takeaway.
Vikings
February 4

Souhan: Key lessons of 2011 NFL draft on display in Super Bowl 50

Among other things, the 2011 NFL draft taught us reaching for the wrong quarterback is the most common and understandable mistake.
Vikings
February 4

Denver defensive coordinator Phillips aptly follows father's coaching lead

All told, Wade Phillips has had 10 stints with nine NFL teams and has lasted 22 seasons longer than his father, Bum, did.
Twins
February 3

Souhan: A first look at San Francisco for the Super Bowl

San Francisco is a great Super Bowl city. But not the best.
Vikings
February 3

Ryan Kalil gets Broncos scouting report from younger brother Matt

The Kalils aren’t quite as famous as the Mannings, but brothers Ryan and Matt do plan to follow Peyton and Ely’s lead and spend some time hanging out together at the Super Bowl.
Vikings
February 3

Denver Broncos player sent home from Super Bowl after prostitution sting

Super Bowl week has only just begun but it is already over for Denver Broncos safety Ryan Murphy, who has been sent home by the team.
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