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Super Bowl XXXIV

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January 30, 2000, Atlanta, Georgia

Saint Louis Rams 23, Tennessee Titans 16

Before the game


This game is remembered for the "Music City Miracle", where Kevin Dyson[?] took a lateral from Frank Wycheck[?] on a kickoff to score the game-winning touchdown with under 15 seconds left.

The game

The Rams, and their undrafted quarterback Kurt Warner[?], surprised everyone when they improved from 4-12 in 1998 to 13-3 in 1999.

St. Louis dominated the first half, driving inside the Titans' 20-yard line on every possession. However, they could only manage three Jeff Wilkins[?] field goals, making the halftime score 9-0.

The Rams got in the end zone 7:40 into the second half when Torry Holt[?] caught a 9-yard pass from Warner to make it 16-0 St. Louis. The Titans countered on their next drive when Eddie George scored a one-yard touchdown, set up by a 23-yard Steve McNair[?] run, to make it 16-6.

George got in the end zone again in the fourth quarter, and a potential rout turned into a classic. An Al Del Greco[?] field goal tied it at 16 with 2:12 remaining in the fourth quarter. 18 seconds later, though, Warner hooked up with Isaac Bruce[?] for a 73-yard touchdown bomb to put the Rams in the lead to stay.

The Titans tried to counter with a frenzied drive and were at the Rams' 10 yard-line with six seconds left. On the final play, McNair threw a short pass to Kevin Dyson[?] who was tackled by Mike Jones[?] at the one-yard line. Dyson tried to stretch his arm into the end zone, but it was too late. The Rams won their first Super Bowl.

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