By Zane Miller
On Sunday, January 30th, 2000, the St. Louis (now Los Angeles) Rams defeated the Tennessee Titans 23-16 in Super Bowl XXXIV to win the 80th championship in NFL history. It was the third (and, as of this writing, most recent) championship for the Rams franchise as Rams quarterback Kurt Warner won the Super Bowl MVP Award. The game was held at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.
Warner won the 1999 MVP Award with 41 passing touchdowns and 4,353 passing yards. Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Warren Sapp won the 1999 Defensive Player of the Year Award with 12 and a half sacks and four forced fumbles.
Out of Playoffs: Kansas City Chiefs (9-7), Carolina Panthers (8-8), Baltimore Ravens (8-8), Green Bay Packers (8-8), Oakland Raiders (8-8), San Diego Chargers (8-8), New York Jets (8-8), New England Patriots (8-8), New York Giants (7-9), Pittsburgh Steelers (6-10), Arizona Cardinals (6-10), Chicago Bears (6-10), Denver Broncos (6-10), Atlanta Falcons (5-11), Philadelphia Eagles (5-11), San Francisco 49ers (4-12), Cincinnati Bengals (4-12), New Orleans Saints (3-13), Cleveland Browns (2-14)
Out in first round: Seattle Seahawks (L 20-17 to Dolphins), Buffalo Bills (L 22-16 to Titans), Dallas Cowboys (L 27-10 to Vikings), Detroit Lions (L 27-13 to Redskins)
Out in second round: Indianapolis Colts (L 19-16 to Titans), Washington Redskins (L 14-13), Minnesota Vikings (L 49-37 to Rams), Miami Dolphins (L 62-7 to Jaguars)
Out in third round: Jacksonville Jaguars (L 33-14 to Titans), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (L 11-6 to Rams)
Most passing touchdowns: #13 Kurt Warner (Rams)- 41 TD
Most rushing touchdowns: #48 Stephen Davis (Redskins)- 17 TD
Most receiving touchdowns: #80 Cris Carter (Vikings)- 13 TD
Most sacks: #93 Kevin Carter (Rams)- 17 sacks
Most forced fumbles: #90 Tony Brackens (Jaguars)- 8 FF & 2 fumble recoveries
Most interceptions: #26 Rod Woodson (Ravens)- 7 INT, 2 TD & 195 yds
Best field goal percentage (min. 12 attempts): #7 Wade Richey (49ers)- 21 for 23, 91.3%
Link to stats database: https://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/1999/
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