New England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers 21 to 35

Sunday, January 26, 1997, Super Bowl

The Packers played the Patriots in Super Bowl XXXI on Sunday, January 26, 1997. The Packers entered the game with a record of 13-3-0, while the Patriots entered the game with a record of 11-5-0. The Packers won 35-21 to win Super Bowl XXXI, finishing their championship season with a record of 13-3-0 in the regular season, 3-0 in the playoffs. The Patriots finished their season 11-5-0 in the regular season, 2-1 in the playoffs. Desmond Howard was voted as the Super Bowl MVP, the first Super Bowl MVP of his career.


New England Patriots offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
257 214 43 4 16

Coaches

Head Coach: Bill Parcells Assistant Head Coach: Bill Belichick Offensive Coordinator: Ray Perkins Defensive Coordinator: Al Groh Quarterbacks Coach: Chris Palmer Wide Receivers Coach: Chris Palmer, Charlie Weis Offensive Line Coach: Fred Hoaglin Running Backs Coach: Maurice Carthon Tight Ends Coach: Mike Pope Defensive Line Coach: Romeo Crennel Linebackers Coach: Al Groh, Dante Scarnecchia Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Bill Belichick Defensive Assistant Coach: Dante Scarnecchia Special Teams Coach: Mike Sweatman Strength and Conditioning Coach: Johnny Parker Owner: Robert Kraft


Green Bay Packers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
323 208 115 0 16

Coaches

Head Coach: Mike Holmgren Offensive Coordinator: Sherman Lewis Defensive Coordinator: Fritz Shurmur Quarterbacks Coach: Marty Mornhinweg Wide Receivers Coach: Gil Haskell Offensive Line Coach: Tom Lovat Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Andy Reid Running Backs Coach: Harry Sydney Tight Ends Coach: Andy Reid Defensive Line Coach: Larry Brooks Linebackers Coach: Jim Lind Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Bob Valesente Defensive Assistant Coach: Johnny Holland Special Teams Coach: Nolan Cromwell Quality Control Coach: Johnny Holland Strength and Conditioning Coach: Kent Johnston Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Barry Rubin Player Personnel Staff: Todd Bowles