Road to Super Bowl a question of contenders and pretenders

Mcrae, Marlon
September 2003
New York Amsterdam News;9/25/2003, Vol. 94 Issue 39, p38
After only three weeks of NFL action it is still too early to distinguish contenders and pretenders of the Super Bowl football tournament to be held in the U.S. as of September 25, 2003. Football teams from six cities enter Week 4 with perfect records. Carolina is 2-0 while Denver, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Minnesota and Seattle are all 3-0. Carolina had arguably the toughest test of all the undefeated teams. They squeaked by defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay 12-9 in Week 2. Denver passed a similar test when they routed last season's runners-up, Oakland Raiders from California.


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