The Super Bowl That Never Was

Barry Sanders retired Sunday morning, just before the kickoff, which Billy (White Shoes) Johnson returned 103 yards for a touchdown, then climbed up on the cross bar of the goal posts and Riverdanced. "Been working on that for 26 years," he said.

The game had to be stopped in the first quarter when Michael Vick accidentally ran into Bronko Nagurski in the backfield, breaking two femurs and a collarbone.

After that, it was mostly just Jim Brown crushing people going one way for the AFC and Peterson crushing people the other for the NFC, which meant it was tied 21-21 after two quarters.

At halftime, the Beatles put on a great show, which caused Calvin Johnson to say, "Wait. Paul McCartney was in a band before Wings?"

Burma Shave put on the funniest ad. The AFC suspended Adam (Pacman) Jones, just out of habit.

It looked as if the NFC and coach Paul Brown were going to pull away in the second half with Tony Romo throwing over and over to Brandon Marshall . But then LaDainian Tomlinson got hot for the AFC, scoring two touchdowns by himself.

Finally, with the AFC down 42-36 with 3 seconds left, AFC offensive coordinator Don (Air) Coryell dialed up the Quadruple San Diego Special -- Fouts handing off to Kellen Winslow Sr. who pitched to Charlie Joiner who pitched to Steve Largent, who stopped and threw to Lance Alworth for the tying TD.

Sebastian Janikowski kicked the PAT -- the last one in NFL history -- and The Super Bowl That Never Was was over.

Afterward, the team let Antonio Cromartie do the "I'm going to Disney World" spot because he had the most kids to take.

Why Tim Tebow was there nobody could really say at first. Then we found out. He left with God.

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