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“It means probably more to him than it does to any of us,” Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney said. “He has waited a long time.”

The weather was the worst in Super Bowl history, with steady rain from start to finish, and it suited Dungy and his Colts just fine. When the slick ball forced them to rein in their potent passing game, their defense and running game assumed a championship-caliber share of the load.

“We showed we could win many ways,” Dungy said.

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