The Super Bowl is one of the few championship games in sports that lives up to the hype more often than not.
While fans expect the biggest stars to come out on the most high profile stage in sports and shine brightest, sometimes it's the lesser-known contributors that make the difference.
While those key cogs are not always recognized as the game’s most valuable player, they do make a memorable play or two that impacts the outcome of the game.
Quarterbacks and running backs often get the glory when their team emerges from the Super Bowl victorious. But as this list shows, the biggest names don't always hog all the spotlight on the NFL’s biggest stage.