At San Diego-67,603
Oakland 3 0 6 12-21
Tampa Bay 3 17 14 14-48
The Tampa Bay defense shut down the Raiders for three quarters in the first matchup of the NFL's best offense against its best defense.
MVP Dexter Jackson had two interceptions, as did Dwight Smith, who returned both of his picks for touchdowns, including a 50-yarder to finish off the scoring with 2 seconds left in the game. Derrick Brooks also returned an interception for a touchdown.
Simeon Rice had two of the Bucs' five sacks as Tampa romped to a 20-3 halftime lead then scored two quick third-quarter touchdowns.
That rendered futile a late comeback by the Raiders that included a touchdown on a blocked punt and 48-yard TD pass from league MVP Rich Gannon to Jerry Rice.
The Tampa Bay offense did its part, too, led by Michael Pittman, who ran for 124 yards on 29 carries.
At New Orleans-72,922
St. Louis 3 0 0 14-17
New England 0 14 3 3-20
The Patriots forced three turnovers to build a 17-3 lead after three quarters. In the middle of the second quarter, Ty Law returned an interception 47 yards for a touchdown and a 7-3 lead.
New England scored another field goal late in the third quarter following Otis Smith's 30-yard interception return to the St. Louis 33.
New England started the ensuing drive on its own 17. MVP Tom Brady engineered a 53-yard, nine-play drive to the St. Louis 30 to set up Vinatieri's field goal.
At Tampa, Fla.-71,921
Baltimore 7 3 14 10-34
Baltimore, led by Ray Lewis, intercepted four Kerry Collins passes and held New York to 152 yards of offense. So effective was Baltimore's defense that the New York offense never got inside the Ravens 29.
Baltimore would have had the first shutout in a Super Bowl if the special teams had not allowed Ron Dixon's 97-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.
Trent Dilfer's 38-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Stokley and Matt Stover's 47-yard field goal game the ravens a 10-0 halftime lead.
Duane Starks returned an interception 49 yards for a touchdown, the first of three TDs on three plays late in the third quarter. The other two were back-to-back kickoff returns by Dixon and Jermaine Lewis of Baltimore, the first time that's happened in a Super Bowl.
Jamal Lewis, who carried 29 times for 102 yards, added a 3-yard run in the fourth quarter and Stover finished the scoring with a 38-yard field goal.
St. Louis 3 6 7 7-23
Tennessee 0 0 6 10-16
Tennessee tied the score with two scores by Eddie George and a 43-yard field goal by Al Del Greco with 2:12 left in the game.
On the game's final play with six seconds left, Steve McNair's pass was caught by Kevin Dyson at the Rams 5. He scrambled for the end zone only to be stopped just short by Mike Jones, as Dyson's outstretched arm held the ball toward the goal line in vain.
Denver 7 10 0 17-34
Atlanta 3 3 0 13-19
After going 0-3 in Super Bowls in his first 14 seasons, John Elway won for the second straight season. Elway completed 18 of 29 passes for 336 yards and won his first MVP trophy in five starts, a record for a quarterback.
Denver became the first AFC team to win two straight since Pittsburgh won in 1979 and 1980.
Terrell Davis carried 25 times for 102 yards for his seventh consecutive postseason 100-yard game, breaking an NFL record set by John Riggins. Darrien Gordon intercepted two passes that set up two scores. Howard Griffith had two 1-yard TD runs and Rod Smith caught five passes for 152 yards and an 80-yard touchdown.
The game turned on one of the Falcons' failures with five minutes left in the second quarter. Atlanta moved to the Denver 8, but couldn't convert on third and goal. Then Morten Andersen, one of only two kickers with more than 400 career field goals, missed a 26-yard attempt. On the very next play, Smith raced by Ronnie Bradford and Eugene Robinson and caught the ball in stride for an 80-yard score that made it 17-3.
At San Diego-68,912
Green Bay 7 7 3 7-24
Denver 7 10 7 7-31
Green Bay took the opening kickoff and scored on Brett Favre's 22-yard pass to Antonio Freeman. Denver responded with a 10-play, 58-yard drive capped by Davis' 1-yard run to tie the game.
Two plays later, Tyron Braxton intercepted Favre on the Green Bay 45 and John Elway scored on a third-and-goal eight plays later. Steve Atwater forced Favre to fumble three plays later which resulted in a 51-yard field goal by Jason Elam and 17-7 lead. Green Bay ended the first half with a 17-play, 95-yard drive to close the gap by three.
Ryan Longwell's 27-yard field goal tied the game early in the third. After exchanging punts, Davis scored his second touchdown capping a 13-play, 92-yard drive.
The Packers tied the game early in the fourth quarter on Favre's 13-yard pass to Freeman. Each defense held tight forcing two punts, but the Broncos got great field position following Craig Hentrich's 39-yard punt to the Packers' 49. Darius Holland's 15-yard face-mask penalty after Davis' 2-yard run, moved the ball to the Packers' 32. Davis scored several plays later to give Denver the lead with 1:45 remaining.
At New Orleans-72,301
New England 14 0 7 0-21
Green Bay 10 17 8 0-35
On the second play from scrimmage, Favre hit Andre Rison with a 54-yard touchdown pass. Following a Doug Evans interception, the Packers went ahead 10-0 just 6:18 into the game. The Patriots came back with two scores in the quarter, Drew Bledsoe passes to Keith Byars and Ben Coates, to take their only lead of the game.
New England closed the gap on Curtis Martin's 18 run late in the third quarter. Howard took the ensuing kickoff 99 yards to break the Patriots' momentum. The Packers defense took over in the fourth quarter, intercepting Bledsoe twice, and preventing the Patriots from passing midfield in four possessions.