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First Turnover in the Super Bowl

Posted by Andrew McKillop on February 5, 2011

Updated: 2/7/2011

The team that first turnovers the ball in the Super Bowl is 14-30 all-time.

Listed below is a breakdown of all the teams that were the first to turnover the ball in Super Bowl games.

Legend: Abbreviations, Tm (Team), Qtr (Quarter), Where (Where on the Field the Turnover Occurred)

SB Tm Qtr Where Type
1 KC 3rd Opp 45 Interception
2 OAK 2nd Own 45 Fumble
3 NYJ W 1st Own 12 Fumble
4 MIN 2nd Own 48 Fumble
5 BALC W 1st Opp 32 Interception
6 MIA 1st Opp 48 Fumble
7 WAS 2nd Opp 45 Interception
8 MIN 2nd Opp 6 Fumble
9 PIT W 2nd Own 24 Fumble
10 DAL 3rd Opp 40 Interception
11 MIN 1st Opp 3 Fumble
12 DEN 1st Own 25 Interception
13 DAL 1st Opp 47 Fumble
14 PIT W 2nd Own 49 Interception
15 PHI 1st Own 47 Interception
16 SF W 1st Own 26 Fumble
17 MIA 1st Own 46 Fumble
18 WAS 2nd Own 5 Interception, TD
19 SF W 2nd Own 12 Fumble
20 CHI W 1st Own 19 Fumble
21 DEN 4th Own 35 Interception
22 DEN 2nd Opp 21 Interception
23 SF W 2nd Opp 41 Fumble
24 DEN 1st Opp 46 Fumble
25 No Turnovers
26 BUF 1st Own 33 Interception
27 BUF 1st Opp 40 Interception
28 BUF 1st 50 Fumble
29 SD 2nd Opp EZ Interception
30 PIT 3rd Opp 38 Interception
31 NE 1st Own 28 Interception
32 GB 1st Own 45 Interception
33 DEN W 1st Own 36 Interception
34 No Turnovers
35 NYG 2nd Opp 43 Interception
36 STL 2nd Own 47 Interception, TD
37 TB W 1st Own 48 Interception
38 CAR 2nd Own 20 Fumble
39 PHI 1st Opp 38 Fumble
40 PIT W 2nd Opp 17 Interception
41 IND W 1st Opp 29 Interception
42 NYG W 2nd Opp 10 Interception
43 PIT W 2nd Own 33 Interception
44 IND 4th Opp 26 Interception, TD
45 PIT 1st Own 37 Interception, TD

 

References: USA Today Super Bowl Play-by-Plays, Professional Football Researchers Association, The Complete Super Bowl Website, NFL.com Game Center: Super Bowl 44, ESPN.com SB 45 Play by Play

 

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