football 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 XLIX: New England P... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XLIX: New England Patriots Vs. Seattle Seahawks

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Super Bowl XXXII: Green Bay Pa... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXXII: Green Bay Packers Vs. Denver Broncos

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Super Bowl LI: Atlanta Falcons... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl LI: Atlanta Falcons Vs. New England Patriots

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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

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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

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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

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Super Bowl XLV: Pittsburgh Ste... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XLV: Pittsburgh Steelers Vs. Green Bay Packers

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Super Bowl X: Dallas Cowboys V... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl X: Dallas Cowboys Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

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Super Bowl XXV: Buffalo Bills ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXV: Buffalo Bills Vs. New York Giants

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Super Bowl XXXVI: St. Louis Ra... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXXVI: St. Louis Rams Vs. New England Patriots

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Super Bowl XXIII: Cincinnati B... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXIII: Cincinnati Bengals Vs. San Francisco 49ers

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Super Bowl XXXIV: St. Louis Ra... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXXIV: St. Louis Rams Vs. Tennessee Titans

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Super Bowl XXX: Dallas Cowboys... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXX: Dallas Cowboys Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

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Super Bowl XVI: San Francisco ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XVI: San Francisco 49ers Vs. Cincinnati Bengals

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Super Bowl I: Kansas City Chie... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl I: Kansas City Chiefs Vs. Green Bay Packers

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Super Bowl III: New York Jets ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl III: New York Jets Vs. Baltimore Colts

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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

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Super Bowl XLVI: New York Gian... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XLVI: New York Giants Vs. New England Patriots

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Super Bowl XLIV: New Orleans S... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XLIV: New Orleans Saints Vs. Indianapolis Colts

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Super Bowl II: Green Bay Packe... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl II: Green Bay Packers Vs. Oakland Raiders

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Super Bowl XLVII: Baltimore Ra... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XLVII: Baltimore Ravens Vs. San Francisco 49ers

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Super Bowl VI: Dallas Cowboys ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl VI: Dallas Cowboys Vs. Miami Dolphins

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Super Bowl XIV: Los Angeles Ra... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XIV: Los Angeles Rams Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

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Super Bowl XI: Oakland Raiders... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XI: Oakland Raiders Vs. Minnesota Vikings

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Super Bowl 50: Denver Broncos ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl 50: Denver Broncos Vs. Carolina Panthers

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Super Bowl XXXI: New England P... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXXI: New England Patriots Vs. Green Bay Packers

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Super Bowl IV: Minnesota Vikin... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl IV: Minnesota Vikings Vs. Kansas City Chiefs

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Super Bowl IX: Pittsburgh Stee... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl IX: Pittsburgh Steelers Vs. Minnesota Vikings

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Super Bowl XL: Seattle Seahawk... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XL: Seattle Seahawks Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

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Super Bowl XXXVIII: Carolina P... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXXVIII: Carolina Panthers Vs. New England Patriots

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Super Bowl XXXIX: New England ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXXIX: New England Patriots Vs. Philadelphia Eagles

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Super Bowl XV: Oakland Raiders... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XV: Oakland Raiders Vs. Philadelphia Eagles

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Super Bowl XVII: Miami Dolphin... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XVII: Miami Dolphins Vs. Washington Redskins

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Super Bowl XXVIII: Dallas Cowb... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXVIII: Dallas Cowboys Vs. Buffalo Bills

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Super Bowl XXXVII: Oakland Rai... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXXVII: Oakland Raiders Vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Super Bowl XX: Chicago Bears V... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XX: Chicago Bears Vs. New England Patriots

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Super Bowl XVIII: Washington R... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XVIII: Washington Redskins Vs. Los Angeles Raiders

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Super Bowl V: Baltimore Colts ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl V: Baltimore Colts Vs. Dallas Cowboys

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Super Bowl XXIV: San Francisco... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXIV: San Francisco 49ers Vs. Denver Broncos

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Super Bowl XLVIII: Seattle Sea... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XLVIII: Seattle Seahawks Vs. Denver Broncos

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Super Bowl XII: Dallas Cowboys... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XII: Dallas Cowboys Vs. Denver Broncos

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Super Bowl XXI: Denver Broncos... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXI: Denver Broncos Vs. New York Giants

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Super Bowl XLI: Indianapolis C... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XLI: Indianapolis Colts Vs. Chicago Bears

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Super Bowl XXII: Washington Re... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXII: Washington Redskins Vs. Denver Broncos

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Super Bowl XXIX: San Diego Cha... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXIX: San Diego Chargers Vs. San Francisco 49ers

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Super Bowl XXVII: Buffalo Bill... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXVII: Buffalo Bills Vs. Dallas Cowboys

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Super Bowl XXXIII: Denver Bron... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXXIII: Denver Broncos Vs. Atlanta Falcons

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Super Bowl VII: Miami Dolphins... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl VII: Miami Dolphins Vs. Washington Redskins

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Super Bowl VIII: Minnesota Vik... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl VIII: Minnesota Vikings Vs. Miami Dolphins

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Super Bowl XXXV: Baltimore Rav... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Super Bowl Matchups of All Time
Super Bowl XXXV: Baltimore Ravens Vs. New York Giants