5 most jaw-dropping Super Bowl blunders of all time, including Leon Lett

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The Super Bowl goes beyond being the highlight of the NFL season; it’s a spectacle and one of the biggest entertainment stages in the world.

But sometimes, amid the awe-inspiring plays and heart-stopping finishes, the mistakes often stick in people’s minds, turning players into either scapegoats or, in some cases, unlikely heroes.

Let’s delve into the five biggest Super Bowl blunders — moments etched into our football memories like no other.

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5. Jackie Smith’s Heartbreak – Super Bowl XIII

Super Bowl blunder Jackie Smith
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4. Scott Norwood’s Wide Right – Super Bowl XXV

Super Bowl blunders Scott Norwood
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3. Asante Samuel’s Missed Opportunity – Super Bowl XLII

Super Bowl Blunders Asante Samuel
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2. Leon Lett’s premature celebration – Super Bowl XXVII

Super Bowl blunders Leon Lett
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1. Garo Yepremian’s ill-fated pass – Super Bowl VII

Garo Yepremian
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