Joe Montana's Championship Games

Championship Games

  • 1981 NFC – San Francisco 49ers 28, Dallas Cowboys 27
    Montana started at quarterback. He completed 22 of 35 passes for 286 yards, three touchdowns and three interceptions. Montana also had three rushes for minus five yards. The third TD pass, caught by Dwight Clark, came in the closing seconds of the game to lift the 49ers to victory and later became known as “The Catch.”
     
  • 1983 NFC – Washington Redskins 24, San Francisco 49ers 21
    Montana started at quarterback. He completed 27 of 48 passes for 347 yards, three touchdowns and one interception. Montana also had three rushes for 42 yards.

  • 1984 NFC – San Francisco 49ers 23, Chicago Bears 0
    Montana started at quarterback. He completed 18 of 34 passes for 233 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. Montana also had five rushes for 22 yards.

  • 1988 NFC – San Francisco 49ers 28, Chicago Bears 3
    Montana started at quarterback. He completed 17 of 27 passes for 288 yards, three touchdowns, and no interceptions. Montana also had three rushing attempts for 12 yards.

  • 1989 NFC – San Francisco 49ers 30, Los Angeles Rams 3
    Montana started at quarterback. He completed 26 of 30 for 262 yards, two touchdowns, and no interceptions. Montana also had one rush for four yards.

  • 1990 NFC – New York Giants 15, San Francisco 49ers 13
    Montana started at quarterback. He completed 18 of 26 passes for 190 yards, one touchdown, and no interceptions. Montana also had two rushes for nine yards. He was forced to leave the game with 9:41 left due to a bruised chest and broken finger.

  • 1992 NFC – Dallas Cowboys 30, San Francisco 49ers 20
    Montana did not play in this game.

  • 1993 AFC – Buffalo Bills 30, Kansas City Chiefs 13
    Montana started at quarterback. He completed nine of 23 passes for 125 yards, no touchdowns, and one interception. Montana also had one rush for one yard. He was forced to leave the game early in the third quarter due to a concussion.
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Super Bowls

  • Super Bowl XVI – San Francisco 49ers 26, Cincinnati Bengals 21
    Montana started at quarterback. He completed 14 of 22 passes for 157 yards, one touchdown, and no interceptions. Montana also had six rushes for 18 yards and one touchdown. He was named the game’s Most Valuable Player.

  • Super Bowl XIX – San Francisco 49ers 38, Miami Dolphins 16
    Montana started at quarterback. He completed 24 of 35 passes for 331 yards, three touchdowns, and no interceptions. Montana also had five rushes for 59 yards and one touchdown. He was named the game’s Most Valuable Player.

  • Super Bowl XXIII – San Francisco 49ers 20, Cincinnati Bengals 16
    Montana started at quarterback. He completed 23 of 36 passes for 357 yards, two touchdowns, and no interceptions. He also had four rushes for 13 yards. Montana guided the 49ers on a 92-yard drive for the game-winning touchdown with 34 seconds left to play in the game.

  • Super Bowl XXIV – San Francisco 49ers 55, Denver Broncos 10
    Montana started at quarterback. He completed 22 of 29 passes for 297 yards, five touchdowns, and no interceptions. Montana also had two rushes for 15 yards. He was named the game’s Most Valuable Player.



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