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Dilfer reflects on Super Season & the faith that carried him through

TAMPA, Fla. (BP)–One year ago Tampa Bay Buccaneer fans applauded the release of quarterback Trent Dilfer. Baltimore, on the other hand, cheered when Dilfer signed a one-year contract with the Ravens. Now both sides are in shock that the quarterback released from Tampa returned to Buccaneer territory and helped lead the Ravens to a 34-7 Super Bowl XXXV championship over the New York Giants.

It was a year of highs and lows for the Ravens and Dilfer. When Dilfer replaced Tony Banks eight weeks into the season, he inherited a Baltimore Ravens offense that had not scored a touchdown in 16 quarters and 49 possessions. It was the longest NFL dry spell since 1993 when the Indianapolis Colts went 20 quarters without a touchdown.

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