1. Super Bowl dominance
If watching the game didn’t drive home the point, the stats are staggering. At halftime, the Bears had held New England to 21 offensive plays, four of which resulted in positive yardage for 19 total offensive yards including two passes completed, one first down, and three points. New England quarterback Tony Eason was the first Super Bowl starting QB who failed to complete a pass, going 0-6, while their starting running back Craig James was held to one yard on five carries with one fumble. Fullback Tony Collins was their leading rusher... with four yards on three carries. With 46 points, the Bears also set a record for most points scored in a Super Bowl and their 36-point margin of victory also set a record (although both records have since been broken.)
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Jay Gentile is a Thrillist contributor who definitely played “The Super Bowl Shuffle” at more than one basement party while his parents were out of town. Follow @innerviewmag