By Zane Miller
On Sunday, January 30th, 1994, the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Buffalo Bills 30-13 in Super Bowl XXVIII to win the 74th championship in NFL history, the only occasion since 1962 that the championship teams were the same in back-to-back seasons. It was the fourth championship for the Cowboys franchise as Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith won the Super Bowl MVP Award. The game was held at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.
Smith also won the 1993 MVP Award with nine rushing touchdowns and 1,486 rushing yards, while Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Rod Woodson won the 1993 Defensive Player of the Year Award with eight interceptions, two sacks and two forced fumbles.
Out of Playoffs: Miami Dolphins (9-7), New Orleans Saints (8-8), New York Jets (8-8), Philadelphia Eagles (8-8), San Diego Chargers (8-8), Cleveland Browns (7-9), Chicago Bears (7-9), Phoenix Cardinals (7-9), Atlanta Falcons (6-10), Seattle Seahawks (6-10), New England Patriots (5-11), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-11), Los Angeles Rams (5-11), Washington Redskins (4-12), Indianapolis Colts (4-12), Cincinnati Bengals (3-13)
Out in first round: Detroit Lions (L 28-24 to Packers), Denver Broncos (L 42-24 to Raiders), Minnesota Vikings (L 17-10 to Giants), Pittsburgh Steelers (L 27-24 (OT) to Chiefs)
Out in second round: Houston Oilers (L 28-20 to Chiefs), Los Angeles Raiders (L 29-23 to Bills), New York Giants (L 44-3 to 49ers), Green Bay Packers (L 27-17 to Cowboys)
Out in third round: San Francisco 49ers (L 38-21 to Cowboys), Kansas City Chiefs (L 30-13 to Bills)
Most passing touchdowns: #8 Steve Young (49ers)- 29 TD
Most rushing touchdowns: #32 Marcus Allen (Chiefs)- 12 TD
Most receiving touchdowns: #80 Jerry Rice (49ers)- 15 TD & 1,503 yds
Most sacks: #90 Neil Smith (Chiefs)- 15 sacks
Most forced fumbles: #29 Dwayne Harper (Seahawks)- 10 FF
Most interceptions: #41 Eugene Robinson (Seahawks)- 9 INT & 80 yds
Best field goal percentage (min. 12 attempts): #9 Norm Johnson (Falcons)- 26 for 27, 96.3%
Link to stats database: https://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/1993/
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