A four-time Super Bowl champion, Bradshaw won his second Super Bowl MVP following Pittsburgh’s win over Los Angeles in Super Bowl XIV. Staubach, who led the Cowboys to two Super Bowl wins during the 1970s, threw five touchdowns in two Super Bowls against Pittsburgh’s vaunted “Steel Curtain” defense. Roger Staubach vs. Bob Griese, Super Bowl VI
Jan. 16, 1972: Cowboys 24, Dolphins 3
After watching the previous year’s Super Bowl from the sideline, Staubach won MVP honors in Super Bowl VI after throwing two touchdowns in the Cowboys’ 24-3 win over Miami. Plunkett is one of just four players to win the Heisman Trophy and a Super Bowl MVP.
22. Phil Simms vs. John Elway, Super Bowl XXI
Jan. 25, 1987: Giants 39, Broncos 20
Simms won his first and only Super Bowl start, completing a Super Bowl record 88% of his passes.
25. Kurt Warner vs. Steve McNair, Super Bowl XXXIV
Jan. 30, 2000: Rams 23, Titans 16
This was a Super Bowl between a reigning and a future league MVP. Warner threw for a then Super Bowl record 414 yards for the Rams.