2024 Super Bowl: Ranking all 21 Super Bowls on CBS, with Chiefs vs. 49ers ready to make list

On Jan. 15, 1967, TV crews from CBS and NBC ascended upon the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for Super Bowl I. For the first and last time, the Super Bowl was broadcast by two different networks. In fact, Super Bowl I is the only Super Bowl that had to redo the second half opening kickoff, as one of the networks had not yet returned from commercial break. 

On Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024, CBS will have the Super Bowl for itself, as the network will be in Las Vegas to broadcast Super Bowl LVIII. This will be a record-22nd Super Bowl for CBS, with many of its previous Super Bowls going down as all-time classics. Speaking of classics, this year’s Super Bowl has the makings of an all-time great game. 

The Kansas City Chiefs, led by quarterback Patrick Mahomes, are trying to be the first team since the 2003-04 Patriots to repeat as champions. Their opponent, the San Francisco 49ers, are vying to win the franchise’s first Lombardi Trophy in 29 years. In the process, the 49ers would get a measure of payback after losing to the Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV. 

Before the ball is kicked off in Las Vegas, here’s a ranking of the 21 previous Super Bowls aired by CBS. As you can see, CBS captured the action of the some of the best Super Bowls ever, games that helped make the Super Bowl the spectacle that it is today. 

1. Super Bowl XXXVIII: Patriots 32, Panthers 29

A crazy, classic ending. Two years after Adam Vinatieri’s game-winning field goal in Super Bowl XXXVI, the Patriots won a second ring following a game-winning kick by Vinatieri. This one, however, came at the end of a thrilling fourth quarter that included 37 points, five scores and the longest pass completion in Super Bowl history. 

The Panthers trailed 21-10 early in the fourth quarter, but a 33-yard run by DeShaun Foster followed by an 85-yard completion from Jake Delhomme to Muhsin Muhammad gave the Panthers a 22-21 lead. The teams then…


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