Super Bowl XXI

John Elway
Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway (7) of the Denver Broncos rolls out and looks for an open receiver during the Broncos 39-20 loss to the New York Giants in Super Bowl XXI on January 25, 1987 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. (AP Photo/NFL Photos)

The Broncos fall to the New York Giants 39-20 in Super Bowl XXI.

The game watched by 101,063 at the Rose Bowl and played before a national television audience of 127,000,000. In addition, the game was televised live in 53 other nations.