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Super Bowl III

Super Bowl III took place on January 12, 1969 at Miami Orange Bowl, Miami, Florida.

The final result was New York Jets 16, Baltimore Colts 7.

Table of contents
1 Before the game
2 The game
3 See Also

Before the game

The Colts, the champions of the NFL, were heavily favored to defeat the AFL champion Jets. Although the upstart AFL had successfully forced the long established NFL into a merger agreement three years earlier, the previous AFL champions had lost the first two Super Bowls and the league was not generally respected as having the same calibre of talent as the NFL.

However, at the Touchdown Club in Miami, Jets quarterback Joe Namath predicted a Jets victory. "I guarantee it," he said.

The game

Scoring by quarter
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See Also