On This Date 1/31/1988

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Doug Williams becomes the first black quarterback to start and win a Super Bowl, as the Washington Redskins beat the Denver Broncos 42-10 in Super Bowl XXII at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego. The Redskins also become the first team to trail by ten points to win the big game, as they erupted for 35 points in the second quarter after falling behind 10-0 at the end of the first quarter.