Originally Posted by NSMaster56
That has to be the #1 most overrated game of all time.
In terms of 'major upset' and 'quality of the game', SB XLII surpasses it.
The whole mystique of 'The Guarantee' and the narrative that it led to the merger are what gives it such historical cache.
It's a great game and all, but not better than other ones which were more 'back and forth' or otherwise a better overall game (such as the two you cite).
The game itself? Yes.
The repercussions? No. There probably wouldn't be a SB without that game.