Football Card Sets (By Season)
1994 Football 6 Team Card Set
- 49ers Strike Gold: San Francisco wins its fifth Super Bowl
- In a Rush: Emmitt Smith scores 22 times, 21 on runs
- Dee-Fense: In toughest division, Pittsburgh over Cleveland in battle of top D’s
The Joe Montana era in San Francisco was over, but there was a new MVP in town, and Steve Young clinched his Hall of Fame credentials by leading the 49ers to their firth Super Bowl in 14 years, and first since Montana last did so in 1989. Passing and running for 42 touchdowns, Young led the NFL in passer rating and found Hall of Fame WR Jerry Rice 112 times for 13 TDs and an NFL-best 1,499 yards.
The Niners’ 505 points and +209 point-differential were far and away the best in the NFL. Dallas (12-4) was second with 414 points and +166, but San Francisco dispatched Dallas 38-28 in the NFC title game, then pulverized AFC champ San Diego, 49-26, as Young threw six scoring passes, three to Rice.
The six teams carded in this set are Super Bowl winner San Francisco (13-3) and AFC Champion San Diego (11-5), division winners Dallas (12-4), Pittsburgh (12-4) and Minnesota (10-6) and AFC Central runner-up Cleveland (11-5).
This group includes Young, who led the NFL with 35 TD passes and a 112.8 passer rating, and defensive player of the year Deion Sanders, both with San Francisco. So is 4,264-yard passer Warren Moon of Minnesota and his favorite receiver, Cris Carter, whose 122 catches led the NFL
You’ll also get Dallas RB Emmitt Smith, third in rushing with 1,484 yards and first in rushing TDs with 21.San Diego’s Natrone Means ran for 1,350 yards and 12 TDs. Minnesota’s Terry Allen ran for 1,031 yards and 8 TDs.
Pittsburgh’s defense allowed only 234 points allowed thanks to NFL sacks leader Kevin Greene (14) and stalwarts Greg Lloyd and Rod Woodson.NFL interceptions leader Eric Turner and LB Pepper Johnson led Cleveland’s defense, which was the stingiest of all, allowing only 204 points. The Browns’ +136 point-differential was best in the AFC by far.
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