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The Ravens claimed their place in National Football League history on January 28, 2001 with one final dissertation on great defense. A team that swaggered into Super Bowl XXXV delivered on its sound and fury of the previous week with a 34-7 demolition of the New York Giants before 71,921 at Raymond James Stadium.

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  • AFC championship: Ravens 16, Raiders 3

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