Jan. 15, 1978
New Orleans, Louisiana
co-MVP:Randy White, DT, Dallas
Harvey Martin, DE, Dallas
Dallas Cowboys 27, Denver Broncos 10
Super Bowl XII was an American football game between the National Football Conference champion Dallas Cowboys and the American Football Conference champion Denver Broncos to decide the National Football League champion for the 1977 season. The Cowboys defeated the Broncos by the score of 27�10 to win their second Super Bowl. The game was played on January 15, 1978, at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. This was the first time that the Super Bowl was played inside a domed stadium, and the first time that the game was played in prime time.
The game pitted the Cowboys’ current quarterback, Roger Staubach, against their former quarterback, Craig Morton. Led by Staubach and the Doomsday Defense, Dallas advanced to their fourth Super Bowl after posting a 12-2 regular season record and playoff victories over the Chicago Bears and the Minnesota Vikings. The Broncos, led by Morton and the Orange Crush Defense, made their first Super Bowl appearance after also posting a 12-2 regular season record and postseason wins over the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Oakland Raiders.