Images From Super Bowl XII


Vendors stand outside Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati prior to Super Bowl XII between the Tampa Bay Bad Moons and Westshore Warbirds, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002.

Warbirds QB Matt Hasselbeck completes a pass during the first half of Super Bowl XII. Hasselbeck passed for 303 yards completing 20 of 32 attempts leading the Warbirds to a 95-71 win.

Bad Moons RB Ahman Green gets by Warbird defenders for a 28-yard gain down to the ten yard line in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XII. Green ended the day with 116 yards rushing on 26 carries, but no TD's.

Warbirds WR Amani Toomer scores his 3rd TD in the 4th quarter. Toomer had 204 yard receiving on 10 catches, scoring 50 points - easily his career best - earning him Super Bowl XII MVP Honors.

Bad Moons QB Rich Gannon runs in a 3 yard TD in the 1st quarter. Gannon also threw a TD pass, but only managed to score 18 points on the day.

Warbirds RB Curtis Martin celebrates his 1st Championship as he runs off the field following Super Bowl XII. Martin finished with 106 yards rushing on 26 carries.

Bad Moons Kicker Sebastian Janikowski wipes the sweat from his forehead as he waits for an opportunity to kick the winning field goal. The opportunity never came, as Westshore scored on their final drive.

The Warbirds defense was the best in the league, but didn't play much of a factor in Super Bowl XII. It was Westshore's offense that won the game.

Bad Moons RB Jamal Lewis pushes past a Warbirds defender for 25 yards in the 3rd quarter of Super Bowl XII. Lewis ended with 100 yards rushing on 21 carries, but no TD's.

Warbirds Kicker Martin Gramatica celebrates his lone extra point during Super Bowl XII. Gramatica was the top rated kicker in 2002, but didn't play a factor in this game.

Bad Moons TE Todd Heap sits on the bench after the loss to Westshore on Sunday. Heap consistently scored in 2002, including catching 7 passes for 61 yards in Super Bowl XII.

Warbirds WR Derrick Mason celebrates his lone TD reception in the 2nd quarter of Super Bowl XII. Mason had a quiet game, only catching 6 passes for 56 yards.