SUPER BOWL XVII: Washington 27, Miami 17

<b>Super Bowl XVII<br>Washington 27, Miami 17</b><br>
Rose Bowl<br>
Pasadena, Calif.<br>
Jan. 30, 1983<br>
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<b>MVP</b>: John Riggins, RB - Washington<br>
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The Redskins were led by running back John Riggins, whose touchdown and 166 yards on 38 carries helped earn him the MVP trophy in a 27-17 win over the Miami Dolphins.  Washington's second-year coach Joe Gibbs guided the offense to a total of 400 yards, including 276 on the ground - a Super Bowl record.<br>
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<u>Pictured</u>: Quarterback Joe Theisman (#7) celebrates after completing a first half touchdown to Alvin Garrett.
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( The Associated Press / January 30, 1983 )

Super Bowl XVII
Washington 27, Miami 17

Rose Bowl
Pasadena, Calif.
Jan. 30, 1983

MVP: John Riggins, RB - Washington

The Redskins were led by running back John Riggins, whose touchdown and 166 yards on 38 carries helped earn him the MVP trophy in a 27-17 win over the Miami Dolphins. Washington's second-year coach Joe Gibbs guided the offense to a total of 400 yards, including 276 on the ground - a Super Bowl record.

Pictured: Quarterback Joe Theisman (#7) celebrates after completing a first half touchdown to Alvin Garrett.

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