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Super Bowl XXXIII

Sunday, Jan. 31 at Pro Player Stadium, Miami, Fla.

Denver (16-2)710017—34
Atlanta (16-2)33013—19
1st: ATL—Morten Andersen 32-yd FG, 9:35. Drive: 48 yards in 10 plays. Key play: 25-yd pass interference on Ray Crockett to DEN 21. DEN—Howard Griffith 1-yd run (Jason Elam kick), 3:55. Drive: 80 yards in 10 plays. Key play: John Elway 41-yd pass to Rod Smith on 3rd-and-7 to ATL 24.
2nd: DEN—Elam 26-yd FG, 9:17. Drive: 63 yards in 11 plays. Key play: Elway 18-yd pass to Smith to ATL 27. DEN—Smith 80-yd pass from Elway (Elam kick), 4:54. Drive: 80 yards in 1 play. ATL—Andersen 28-yd FG, 2:25. Drive: 38 yards in 7 plays. Key play: Tim Dwight 42-yd kickoff return to DEN 49.
4th: DEN—Griffith 1-yd run (Elam kick), 14:56. Drive: 24 yards in 5 plays. Key play: Darrien Gordon 58-yd interception return to ATL 24. DEN—Elway 3-yd run (Elam kick), 11:20. Drive: 48 yards in 3 plays. Key play: Gordon 50-yd interception return to ATL 48. ATL—Dwight 94-yd kickoff return (Andersen kick), 11:01. DEN—Elam 37-yd FG, 7:08. Drive: 36 yards in 7 plays. Key play: Byron Chamberlain recovers onside kick at DEN 46. ATL—Terance Mathis 3-yd pass from Chris Chandler (2-pt attempt failed), 2:04. Drive: 76 yards in 16 plays. Key play: Chandler 17-yd pass to Tony Martin on 3rd-and 4 to ATL 47.
Favorite: Broncos by 71/2Attendance: 74,803
Field: GrassTime: 3:18
Start time: 6:25 ESTTV Rating: 40.2/61 share (FOX)
MVP—John Elway, Denver QB (18-29 for 336 yds, 1 TD, 1 INT)
Officials: Bernie Kukar (referee); Jim Daopoulos (umpire); Ron Baynes (LJ); Gary Lane (SJ); Sanford Rivers (HL); Don Hakes (BJ); Tim Millis (FJ).

Team Statistics

Field Goals made/attempted2/42/3
Time of possession31:2328:37
First downs2221
3rd down efficiency6/135/11
4th down efficiency0/11/2
Total offense (net yards)457337
Average gain7.05.6
Yards per carry3.45.7
Passing yards336206
Yards per pass11.65.6
Times intercepted13
Times sacked/yards lost0/02/13
Return yardage180228
 Punt returns/yards0/00/0
 Kickoff returns/yards3/447/227
Punts blocked00

Individual Statistics

Denver Broncos

John Elway291862.133611
Rod Smith515230.480-td1
Ed McCaffrey57214.4250
Byron Chamberlain3299.7130
Terrell Davis25025.0390
Shannon Sharpe22613.0140
Howard Griffith177.070
Terrell Davis251024.1150
Howard Griffith492.342
Derek Loville284.060
John Elway320.731
Rod Smith111.010
Bubby Brister1-1-1.0-10
Field Goals20-2930-3940-4950-59Total
Jason Elam1-11-20-10-02-4
PuntingNoYdsLongAvgIn 20TB
Tom Rouen1353535.010
Punt ReturnsFCRetYdsLongAvgTD
Kickoff ReturnsNoYdsLongAvgTD
Vaughn Hebron2422621.00
Byron Chamberlain1222.00
Darrien Gordon21085854.00
Darrius Johnson1282828.00
Bill Romanowski1.0
John Mobley1.0
Most Tackles
Ray Crockett5
Three tied with four each.

Atlanta Falcons

Chris Chandler351954.321913
Terance Mathis78512.1301
Tony Martin57915.8230
Jamal Anderson3165.390
Ronnie Harris22110.5130
O.J. Santiago11313.0130
Brian Kozlowski155.050
Jamal Anderson18965.3150
Chris Chandler4307.5120
Tim Dwight155.050
Field Goals20-2930-3940-4950-59Total
Morten Andersen1-21-10-00-02-3
PuntingNoYdsLongAvgIn 20TB
Dan Stryzinski1393939.000
Punt ReturnsFCRetYdsLongAvgTD
Tim Dwight100000
Kickoff ReturnsNoYdsLongAvgTD
Tim Dwight521094-td42.01
Brian Kozlowski217168.50
Ronnie Bradford1111.00
Most Tackles
William White9

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