Denver Broncos junior cheerleads hold a giant United States Flag during the National Anthem prior to the Rams-Broncos game.
St. Louis Rams running back Marshall Faulk (28) runs into a gang of Denver Broncos defenders as he is stopped in his tracks at the line of scrimmage during the first quarter. Leading the pack for the Broncos is KaRon Coleman (210, Al Wilson (56) and Lional Dalton (94).
St. Louis Rams kicker Jeff Wilkins rubs his head after missing a 39-yard field goal in the fourth quarter.
Denver Broncos defensive tackle Lional Dalton (94) gets a hand on the jersey of St. Louis Rams quarterback Kurt Warner (13) as Warner looks for a receiver in the fourth quarter.
St. Louis Rams safety Kim Herring (20) breaks up a pass intended for Denver Broncos tightend Shannon Sharpe (80).
Denver Broncos running back Mike Anderson (38) is knocked off of his feet by St. Louis Rams defenders led by Kim Herring (20), Dre' Bly (32) after a 15-yard gain
Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan, left, barks instructions to offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak.
St. Louis Rams head coach Mike Martz reacts to the action on the field.
Denver Broncos quarterback Brian Griese scrambles out of the pocket during the first quarter.
Denver Broncos wide receiver Rod Smith (80) celebrates after his 7-yard touchdown catch against the St. Louis Rams. Shannon Sharpe is pictured in the background.