Wide Right (Buffalo Bills)


Wide Right (Buffalo Bills)

Wide Right or 47 wide right describes kicker Scott Norwood's missed 47-yard field goal attempt during Super Bowl XXV on January 27, 1991. With 8 seconds remaining in the game, Norwood's Buffalo Bills trailed the New York Giants by a single point. They chose to try a 47-yard field goal, which would win the game and the championship for the Bills. However, 47 yards was considered near the limit of Norwood's kicking range, particularly on a grass field, according to comments during the original game broadcast.ABC Sports commentary of Super Bowl XXV] The kick sailed right of the uprights and the field goal attempt failed. The New York Giants took possession with 4 seconds left and ran out the clock for a 20–19 victory, making this Super Bowl the closest ever.

Notes

ee also

*The Comeback
*Music City Miracle


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Wide Right I — Non Conference Game Miami Hurricanes Florida State Seminoles (8 0) (10 0) 17 16 He …   Wikipedia

  • Wide Right — is a term in American football used to denote an extra point or field goal attempt that the kicker misses to the right of the field goal posts. In the history of both NCAA and NFL football, the term is often associated with these two separate… …   Wikipedia

  • Buffalo Bills — NFL team | name = Buffalo Bills founded = 1959 city = Orchard Park, New York and Toronto, Ontario uniform = colors = Dark Navy, Red, Royal Blue, Nickel, White coach = Dick Jauron owner = Ralph Wilson general manager = Russ Brandon [Brandon s… …   Wikipedia

  • 1990 Buffalo Bills season — Infobox NFL season team = Buffalo Bills year = 1990 record = 13 3 division place = 1st AFC East coach = Marv Levy stadium = Ralph Wilson Stadium playoffs = AFC Champions The 1990 Buffalo Bills season was the 31st season for the team in the… …   Wikipedia

  • 1993 Buffalo Bills-Houston Oilers Wild Card playoff game — NFL single game infobox name=The Comeback caption= visitor=Houston Oilers visitor abbr=HOU visitor coach=Jack Pardee visitor record=10 6 home=Buffalo Bills home abbr=BUF home coach=Marv Levy home record=11 5 visitor qtr1=7 visitor qtr2=21 visitor …   Wikipedia

  • 2006 Buffalo Bills season — at Ralph Wilson Stadium, Orchard Park, New York Dressed up in their 1960s throwback jerseys, the Bills played their Week 3 home opener against their fellow division rival, the New York Jets. Buffalo started off with QB J.P. Losman throwing a 51… …   Wikipedia

  • 2008 Buffalo Bills season — at Edward Jones Dome, St. Louis, Missouri * Game time: 4:05 PM EDT * Game weather: None (Domed Stadium) * Game attendance: 61,017 * Referee: Tony Corrente * TV announcers (CBS): Ian Eagle Solomon WilcotsComing off their last second home win over… …   Wikipedia

  • 1999 Buffalo Bills season — Infobox NFL season team = Buffalo Bills year = 1999 record = 11 5 division place = 2nd AFC East coach = Wade Phillips stadium = Ralph Wilson Stadium playoffs = Lost Wild Card MatchThe 1999 Buffalo Bills season was the 40st season for the team in… …   Wikipedia

  • Bills–Dolphins rivalry — The Bills–Dolphins rivalry is a National Football League (NFL) rivalry between the Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins franchises. The teams, who are both members of the American Football Conference East Division, play two games against one another… …   Wikipedia

  • Buffalo, New York — City of Buffalo   City   …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.