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Off the bench

Updated: November 27, 2000, 2:07 PM ET
By Bob Carter | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Game Jan. 25, 1981 - The Philadelphia Eagles went Ker-Plunkett as the Oakland quarterback completed his triumphant resurgence. Ending an amazing season that took him from the bench (he didn't become the starter until Dan Pastorini suffered a broken leg in the fifth game) to MVP of Super Bowl XV, Plunkett threw three touchdown passes in the Raiders' 27-10 victory in the Superdome in New Orleans.

In the first quarter, on third down from the Eagles' two, Plunkett drilled a pass into ...

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