Warner scored only three rushing TDs in 12 NFL regular seasons. Which helps explain why his two-yard TD run on a QB sneak in Super Bowl XXXVI against New England was so totally unexpected. It came on the sixth play inside the Patriots' 10 during a 79-yard drive, cutting the Pats' lead to 17-10 with 9:31 remaining. The furious comeback continued with a TD pass to Ricky Proehl tying the game at 17-all with 90 seconds left.
The first overtime in Super Bowl history seemed inevitable. What a way to cap the 2001 season. But then ... well, St. Louis knows what happened.
PHOTO: Kurt Warner pitches the ball to Marshall Faulk as the Rams mount a second-half comeback in Super Bowl 36. (Post-Dispatch photo by Chris Lee)