The play took place in the first quarter, the 5:12 remaining. It was a 3rd and 1 play from the New Orleans 49 yard line. Addai went right up the middle for the longest run of the day. Three plays later Colts QB Paeyton Manning hit WR Pierre Garcon for a 19 yard touchdown pass, resulting in a 10-0 Colts lead.
The Colts went on to lose the Super Bowl, and are now the only team in the history of the league that had a 10-0 lead only to lose the NFL's title game.
Willie Parker with a 75 yard TD run in Super Bowl XL.
As of the 2007 season, the longest run from the line of scrimmage in a Super Bowl is 75 yards by Willie Parker of the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XL.
Willie Parker (75 yards)
Longest run in Super Bowl History
Willie Parker (running back) 75 yards for the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XL.
Willie Parker of the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XL vs. Seattle.His 75-yard touchdown run is the longest run from line of scrimmage in Super Bowl history, surpassing Marcus Allen's 74-yard run in Super Bowl XVII.Willie Parker's TD was a run. The longest touchdown passwas to wide receiver Mussin Mohammed from QB Jake Delhomme of the Carolina Panthers for 85 yards in 2004.
Offensively, the longest play from scrimmage is the Pittsburgh Steelers "Fast" Willie Parkers 75 yard touchdown run in Super Bowl XL(40) against the Seattle Seahawks. Defensively, the longest play is the Pittsburgh Steelers James Harrisons 100 yard interception return for a touchdown in Super Bowl XXIII(43).
Joseph Adahai had a 26 yard run