NFL The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time  

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A list of the greatest Super Bowl matchups of all time. Since the first Super Bowl in 1967, teams from the AFC (formerly AFL) and NFC (formerly NFL) have battled it out to see who could take the Vince Lombardi trophy back to their respective cities. The Super Bowl will usually pit the best two teams in the NFL against one another, and often times, the game is almost as good as the hype. There are some games that rise above others and are considered the greatest Super Bowls of all time. But not surprisingly, fans cannot agree what game is the truly the best ever.

There are plenty of great ones to choose from. Who can forget the classic tussles between the Cowboys and Steelers, Giants and Patriots, and the 49ers and Bengals? These teams have met multiple times (so have the Cowboys and Bills), and the games were considered instant classics. The same goes for the epic Super Bowl XLIII, which saw the Steelers and Cardinals battle in a back-and-forth tilt, with the Steelers pulling out a victory in the final minute of a game that had multiple lead changes in the final quarter.

The best Super Bowl games of all time should be judged by the quality of team, not by who you like the most. Don't worry, no one will know if you vote for a Steelers game if you're a Ravens or Browns fan, and the same goes if you're a Bears fan who upvotes a game the Packers played in. Just be sure to vote on the greatest Super Bowl based on the game itself, not the teams that played in it. There are some excellent choices to select, so you really can't go wrong, unless you pick one of the early snoozefests.

This is the list of the greatest Super Bowl match-ups of all time. You really can't go wrong by choosing any of these games, but be sure to vote wisely.
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Super Bowl LI: Atlanta Falcons... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl LI: Atlanta Falcons Vs. New England Patriots

2
202 130
Super Bowl XLIX: New England P... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XLIX: New England Patriots Vs. Seattle Seahawks

3
188 123
Super Bowl XXXII: Green Bay Pa... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXXII: Green Bay Packers Vs. Denver Broncos

4
162 105
Super Bowl XLIII: Pittsburgh S... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XLIII: Pittsburgh Steelers Vs. Arizona Cardinals

5
176 121
Super Bowl XIII: Pittsburgh St... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XIII: Pittsburgh Steelers Vs. Dallas Cowboys

6
192 136
Super Bowl XLII: New York Gian... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XLII: New York Giants Vs. New England Patriots

7
113 76
Super Bowl X: Dallas Cowboys V... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl X: Dallas Cowboys Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

8
137 104
Super Bowl XLV: Pittsburgh Ste... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XLV: Pittsburgh Steelers Vs. Green Bay Packers

9
115 92
Super Bowl XXXVI: St. Louis Ra... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXXVI: St. Louis Rams Vs. New England Patriots

10
96 74
Super Bowl XXXIV: St. Louis Ra... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXXIV: St. Louis Rams Vs. Tennessee Titans

11
100 78
Super Bowl XXV: Buffalo Bills ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXV: Buffalo Bills Vs. New York Giants

12
76 56
Super Bowl XXX: Dallas Cowboys... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXX: Dallas Cowboys Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

13
93 74
Super Bowl XXIII: Cincinnati B... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXIII: Cincinnati Bengals Vs. San Francisco 49ers

14
73 55
Super Bowl I: Kansas City Chie... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl I: Kansas City Chiefs Vs. Green Bay Packers

15
68 54
Super Bowl XVI: San Francisco ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XVI: San Francisco 49ers Vs. Cincinnati Bengals

16
76 64
Super Bowl XLIV: New Orleans S... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XLIV: New Orleans Saints Vs. Indianapolis Colts

17
87 76
Super Bowl XIX: Miami Dolphins... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XIX: Miami Dolphins Vs. San Francisco 49ers

18
41 29
Super Bowl 50: Denver Broncos ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl 50: Denver Broncos Vs. Carolina Panthers

19
72 62
Super Bowl XLVII: Baltimore Ra... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XLVII: Baltimore Ravens Vs. San Francisco 49ers

20
71 63
Super Bowl III: New York Jets ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl III: New York Jets Vs. Baltimore Colts

21
95 89
Super Bowl XLVI: New York Gian... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XLVI: New York Giants Vs. New England Patriots

22
60 53
Super Bowl II: Green Bay Packe... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl II: Green Bay Packers Vs. Oakland Raiders

23
52 51
Super Bowl VI: Dallas Cowboys ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl VI: Dallas Cowboys Vs. Miami Dolphins

24
59 61
Super Bowl XXXVIII: Carolina P... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXXVIII: Carolina Panthers Vs. New England Patriots

25
52 53
Super Bowl XIV: Los Angeles Ra... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XIV: Los Angeles Rams Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers