Super Bowl XI was a matchup between the Oakland Raiders and the Minnesota Vikings at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. The Raiders dominated, winning the franchise’s first NFL title, 32-14.
The Raiders were 13-1 under coach John Madden and QB Ken Stabler in the regular season, while the Vikings under coach Bud Grant were 11-2-1. The high-powered Vikings offense was stifled for most of the game, with Oakland leading 16-0 at halftime. Willie Brown’s 75-yard interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter was the dagger.