At Super Bowl XIV, Coca-Cola aired an advertisement popularly known as "Hey Kid, Catch!", featuring Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro defensive lineman "Mean Joe" Greene being offered a Coca-Cola by a young fan, drinking it in one sip, and tossing the kid his game-worn jersey as repayment.
After losing Super Bowl XXVII to the Dallas Cowboys 52-17, the Buffalo Bills became the first team to lose three consecutive Super Bowls. The following year, they would lose a rematch with the Cowboys in Super Bowl XXVIII, making them the first team to lose FOUR consecutive Super Bowls.
In the week prior to the game, Chiefs cornerback Fred "The Hammer" Williamson garnered considerable publicity by boasting he would use his "hammer" (forearm blows to the head) to destroy the Packers receivers. Ironically, it was Willamson himself who was knocked out cold and carried off the field on a stretcher near the end of the game.
The Titans drove to the St. Louis 10-yard line with six seconds remaining, but on the final play of the game, Rams linebacker Mike Jones tackled Tennessee wide receiver Kevin Dyson one yard short of the goal line to prevent a potential game-tying touchdown. This play went into NFL lore as "The Tackle".