There are tons of good things that come along with a Super Bowl matchup.

The possibility of a great game—or a bad one—awesome commercials, your girlfriend’s addictive cheesy nacho dip, and that strong possibility the halftime show will feature an awkward wardrobe malfunction that everyone will Tweet about for days after.

But the best part about the game itself? We call it: “the play.” That signature pass, last-minute stop or game-winning kick that gets you and your crew jumping out of your seats and screaming at your new HD television.


In honor of the big showdown we relive five of the best Super Bowl plays ever. Careful not to knock over that dip.

Here are the 7 best plays.