#7: Montana GW TD pass to Taylor in Super Bowl XXIII

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Super Bowl XXIII between the Cincinnati Bengals and San Francisco 49ers was perhaps one of the most underrated Super Bowl games in NFL history. The finish to this game was a major part of that.

Trailing 16-13 with 3:10 left in the fourth quarter, and pinned back at their own 8-yard line, Joe Montana turned in one of the greatest drives the NFL has ever seen. In a game where 49ers WR Jerry Rice would be named Super Bowl MVP after catching 11 passes for 215 yards, a Super Bowl record, one would've thought San Francisco would be winning by a wide margin. That wasn't the case.

After ten plays, and three big completions to Rice, Montana had brought the 49ers down to the Cincinnati 10-yard line with 39 second left.

Montana then dropped back on the 11th play of the drive and fired a pass over the middle of the field to John Taylor on a post route for the eventual game winning touchdown with 34 seconds left. Adding to his "Joe Cool" reputation, Montana turned in an MVP-like performance that lands his connection to Taylor in Super Bowl XXIII at #7 on our countdown.

Don't forget to follow the rest of the countdown as Armen and Levack get you closer to the Super Bowl Send Off. Thanks to our friends at Budlight, you could have the once in a lifetime opportunity to be at Super Bowl 50. Armen and Levack will be live from bars and restaurants all throughout the capital region as we find one lucky fan to take with us to the big game. On Monday November 23rd, Armen and Levack will be at TJ's Flightline Pub from 3pm-7pm to find the next qualifier.

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