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Reporters remember: Sun staff recount what stood out most from Ravens Super Bowl win
Reporters remember: Sun staff recount what stood out most from Ravens Super Bowl win

Offensive ugliness stands out The wonderment of the Ravens' 2000 Super Bowl season was, for me, the October touchdown drought by the offense, not the season-long magnificence of the defense. In October, when they did not score a touchdown of any kind over five games, the Ravens did not even look like a playoff team, much less a Super Bowl champion. To this day, I still marvel over how coach Brian Billick kept the team from splintering and the locker room from becoming a hostile enclave. Forget about the quarterback issues that would haunt Billick the rest of his time here. He should be remembered, instead, for defusing a potentially devastating failure of the offense and keeping...

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