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Posted: Friday January 26, 2001 3:50 AM
Updated: Friday January 26, 2001 3:50 AM

0 -- Playoff wins (or appearances) by the Baltimore Ravens entering this season. The last team to advance to the Super Bowl without a previous NFL playoff win was the 1985 New England Patriots. Jamal Lewis
Ravens tailback Jamal Lewis has touched the ball on 48.7 percent of the team's postseason plays.
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0-4 -- Record of Giants guard Glenn Parker in Super Bowl games. Parker played with the Bills in their four Super Bowl trips. He will become the 12th player to play in five or more Super Bowls.
1 -- Players remaining from the Giants' last Super Bowl, a 20-19 win against Buffalo (XXV). Tight end Howard Cross caught four passes for 39 yards in that game.
2 -- Runs of 20 yards or longer allowed by the Ravens this season, fewest in the league. Stephen Davis (33 yards) and Steve McNair (25 yards) were the only players to accomplish the feat.
3 -- Ravens who are remaining from the franchise's last season in Cleveland -- Matt Stover, Rob Burnett and Larry Webster.
4 -- Games played by the Giants against playoff teams in the regular season. New York beat Philadelphia twice, but lost to Tennessee and St. Louis. The Ravens faced only three, splitting with Tennessee and losing to Miami.
5 -- Players on both the Giants and Ravens who have played in a Super Bowl. Baltimore has Rod Woodson (with Pittsburgh), Shannon Sharpe (Denver), Harry Swayne (Denver and San Diego), Ben Coates (New England) and Robert Bailey (Dallas), while New York has Ron Stone (Dallas), Dave Thomas (Dallas), Jason Garrett (Dallas), Parker (Buffalo) and Cross (Giants).
6 -- Players in the game who went to the University of Miami -- Jessie Armstead and Mike Barrow (Giants) and Ray Lewis, Duane Starks, Kipp Vickers and Robert Bailey (Ravens).
7 -- Interceptions thrown by Ravens quarterback Trent Dilfer in three career games against the Giants. Dilfer. The only teams Dilfer has thrown more picks against are the Packers (13), Lions (11) and Bears (10).
8 -- Non-division winners to play in the Super Bowl. Baltimore could be the fourth to win a championship, joining the '97 Broncos, the '80 Raiders and the '69 Chiefs.
9 -- Super Bowls that featured two head coaches making their first appearance, including the Super Bowl XXXV showdown between the Giants' Jim Fassel and the Ravens' Brian Billick. The others: Hank Stram-Vince Lombardi (I), Weeb Eubank-Don Shula (III), Tom Flores-Dick Vermeil (XV), Bill Walsh-Forrest Gregg (XVI), Mike Ditka-Raymond Berry (XX), Bill Parcells-Dan Reeves (XXI), George Seifert-Sam Wyche (XXIV) and Barry Switzer-Bill Cowher (XXX).
10 -- Consecutive postseason games won by Baltimore TE Shannon Sharpe, seven with the Broncos and three with the Ravens.
12 -- Heisman Trophy winners who have made it to the Super Bowl. Giants tailback Ron Dayne will be the third to do it in consecutive seasons, joining Tony Dorsett (Dallas) and Mike Garrett (Kansas City).
16 -- Seasons played by Giants offensive tackle Lomas Brown before his first Super Bowl appearance. Only three active players have played longer without playing in the Super Bowl -- Minnesota's Gary Anderson (19 seasons), Arizona's Trey Junkin (18) and Kansas City's recently-retired Warren Moon (17).
24-23 -- Score of the only previous meeting between the Giants and Ravens, in 1997. Baltimore place-kicker Matt Stover connected on a 37-yard field goal with 34 seconds to win the game.
31 -- First downs by the Giants in their 41-0 NFC Championship Game rout of Minnesota. Baltimore, meanwhile, has only 31 first downs in three postseason games combined.
36 -- Years since the last team allowed fewer than 1,000 yards rushing in a season. Baltimore allowed 970 yards, becoming the first to do it in a 16-game season. The AFL's Buffalo Bills allowed 913 yards in 14 games in 1964.
45.4 -- Percentage of drives by Ravens opponents that resulted in a three-and-out. The NFL average was 36.3.
49 -- Turnovers forced by the Ravens this season, tops in the NFL. The Giants forced only 31 turnovers.
53.3 -- Percentage of the Giants' rushing yards that have come on the right side of the line, while 28.5 have come to the left and 18.3 went up the middle.
76 -- Carries by Ravens running back Jamal Lewis in three playoff games, accounting for 46.3 of the Baltimore's offensive plays (164) in the postseason. Lewis also has four receptions.
227-61 -- Points in which the Giants have outscored their opponents in their seven-game winning streak.
810 -- Yards receiving by Sharpe this season, which led the Ravens. The last team to win a Super Bowl without a 1,000-yard receiver was the '96 Green Bay Packers.
935 -- Yards rushing by Tiki Barber in his first three seasons combined. Barber rushed for a team-high 1,006 yards this season. Last year, Joe Montgomery led New York with 348 yards rushing.
3,608 -- Yards passing by Kerry Collins in 2000, the third most in team history. Only Phil Simms has had more in a single-season (4,044 in '84 and 3,829 in '85).


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