Records set, tied in Super Bowl 47

NEW ORLEANS - As Super Bowl 47 ended and the lights went out at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for the second time of the event, the email hit inboxes .

 
It was an email sports writers anxiously anticipated -- it was an email confirming what many had already figured to be true based on their own research.
 
It was the official list of records set and tied compiled sports bureau reporters and statisticians.
 
 
SUPER BOWL XLVII – RECORDS SET AND TIED
Compiled By Elias Sports Bureau
 
SUPER BOWL RECORDS SET IN SUPER BOWL XLVII
Most Combined Yards, Game – 290, Jacoby Jones
Longest Play – 108-yard kickoff return, Jacoby Jones
Longest Kickoff Return – 108 yards, Jacoby Jones
Longest Kickoff Return for Touchdown – 108 yards, Jacoby Jones
Longest Touchdown Run, Quarterback – 15 yards, Colin Kaepernick ( more )
Most Kickoff-Return Yards, Both Teams – 312 (Baltimore 206, San Francisco 106)
Longest Time Of Game – 4:14
 
SUPER BOWL RECORDS TIED IN SUPER BOWL XLVII
Most Touchdowns, Plays of 50-or-More Yards, Game – 2, Jacoby Jones
Most Receiving Yards, Game, Tight End – 104, Vernon Davis
Most Touchdowns, Kickoff Returns, Game – 1, Jacoby Jones
Most Safeties, Game – 1, Chris Culliver
Most Touchdowns, Kickoff Returns, Game, Team – 1, Baltimore
Most Safeties, Game, Team – 1, San Francisco
Most Players, 100-or-More Receiving Yards, Game, Team -- 2, San Francisco (Michael Crabtree 109, Vernon Davis 104)
Most Points, Third Quarter, Both Teams – 24 (San Francisco 17, Baltimore 7)
Most Field Goals, Game, Both Teams – 5 (San Francisco 3, Baltimore 2)
Most Field Goals Without Miss, Game, Both Teams – 5 (San Francisco 3, Baltimore 2)
Fewest Rushing Touchdowns, Game, Team – 0, Baltimore
 
 
NOTES
Joe Flacco threw 11 touchdown passes in the postseason following the 2012 season, tying the NFL single-postseason record shared by Joe Montana (postseason after 1989 season) and Kurt Warner (postseason after 2008 season).  Flacco and Montana did not throw an interception during those respective postseasons.
 
Ed Reed made the ninth interception of his postseason career, tying the NFL record shared by Charlie Waters, Bill Simpson and Ronnie Lott.
 
Super Bowl XLVII was only the second league championship game in NFL history (including the pre-Super Bowl era) in which each team scored 30-or-more points.  Pittsburgh defeated Dallas, 35-31, in Super Bowl XIII in January 1979.

 

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