Photo Credit: Baltimore Sun

By Zane Miller

On Sunday, January 28th, 2001, the Baltimore Ravens defeated the New York Giants 34-7 in Super Bowl XXXV to win the 81st championship in NFL history. It was the first championship for the Ravens franchise as Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis won the Super Bowl MVP Award. The game was held at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

St. Louis Rams running back Marshall Faulk won the 2000 MVP Award with 18 rushing touchdowns touchdowns and 1,359 rushing yards. Ray Lewis also won the 2000 Defensive Player of the Year Award with three sacks, two interceptions and three fumble recoveries.

Out of Playoffs: Pittsburgh Steelers (9-7), New York Jets (9-7), Green Bay Packers (9-7), Detroit Lions (9-7), Washington Redskins (8-8), Buffalo Bills (8-8), Kansas City Chiefs (7-9), Carolina Panthers (7-9), Jacksonville Jaguars (7-9), San Francisco 49ers (6-10), Seattle Seahawks (6-10), Dallas Cowboys (5-11), New England Patriots (5-11), Chicago Bears (5-11), Cincinnati Bengals (4-12), Atlanta Falcons (4-12), Arizona Cardinals (3-13), Cleveland Browns (3-13), San Diego Chargers (1-15)

Out in first round: Denver Broncos (L 21-3 to Ravens), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (L 21-3 to Eagles), St. Louis Rams (L 31-28 to Saints), Indianapolis Colts (L 23-17 (OT) to Dolphins)

Out in second round: Tennessee Titans (L 24-10 to Ravens), New Orleans Saints (L 34-16 to Vikings), Miami Dolphins (L 27-0 to Raiders), Philadelphia Eagles (L 20-10 to Giants)

Out in third round: Oakland Raiders (L 16-3 to Ravens), Minnesota Vikings (L 41-0 to Giants)

Most passing touchdowns: #18 Peyton Manning (Colts)- 33 TD & 4,413 yds

Most rushing touchdowns: #28 Marshall Faulk (Rams)- 18 TD

Most receiving touchdowns: #84 Randy Moss (Vikings)- 15 TD

Most sacks: #97 La’Roi Glover (Saints)- 17 sacks

Most forced fumbles: #93 Trace Armstrong (Dolphins)- 7 FF

Most interceptions: #42 Darren Sharper (Packers)- 9 INT

Best field goal percentage (min. 12 attempts): #14 Jeff Wilkins (Rams)- 17 for 17, 100%

Scoring Summary

Link to stats database:

Follow me on Twitter: