Super Bowl VII was history. Miami had defeated Washington, 14-7.
For Don Shula’s Dolphins, it was the end of a perfect season.
For the Redskins, it was the last hurrah for George Allen’s Over The Hill Gang.
As always, there were questions.
In the final minutes, with the Dolphins coasting to what appeared to be a 14-0 victory, Miami kicker Garo Yepremian put the Redskins back in the game when he decided to be a quarterback, turning a bobbled snap on a field-goal attempt into an in-the-air interception a Redskin returned for a touchdown to make it a one-touchdown ball game.
What was Yepremian thinking?
Did he panic?
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