Watch Super Bowl XXV Highlights Online New York Giants Vs. Buffalo Bills
Number 6 on Hulu’s countdown list of the best Super Bowls in NFL history is Super Bowl XXV (25) between the New York Giants and the Buffalo Bills. Enjoy the highlights below.
SUPER BOWL XXV FACTS & TRIVIA
The games was played at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida and broadcast on ABC by Al Michaels, Frank Gifford, and Dan Dierdorff. A 30 second commercial cost $800,000.
The New York Giants rode a top notch defense and power running game to a 13-3 regular season record. They accomplished this despite losing starting QB Phil Simms late in the year to a broken foot. Simms was replaced by Jeff Hostettler who lead the Giants through the end of the season and on a playoff run that saw them upset the two time defending Super Bowl Champion San Francisco 49ers on the road in the NFC Championship.
The Buffalo Bills boasted a high powered offense led by QB Jim Kelly, RB Thurman Thomas, and WR Andre Reed. They also had a strong defense anchored by Bruce Smith and Cornelius Bennett. In total, Buffalo had 9 players elected to the Pro Bowl. The Bills destroyed the Raiders in the AFC Championship 51-3 to achieve there first of four consecutive Super Bowl appearances.
The game took place during the height of the first Gulf War. Whitney Houston’s performance of the National Anthem was later released as a single with all proceeds going to Gulf War veterans and their families.
MVP: Ottis Andersonby