The Denver Broncos' Mike Anderson Defeats Marshall Faulk of the St. Louis Rams To Become the League's NFL GameDay™ 2001 Champion In 989 Sports'™ Locker Room Challenge on Saturday, January 27
Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. - 01/28/2001
Anderson Emerges From Eight NFL Players In Single-Elimination Tournament at the 989 Sports NFL Players Party WHAT: Running Back Mike Anderson of the Denver Broncos is the 989 Sports™ "Locker Room Challenge" champion as he emerged from eight of the NFL's top players in a single-elimination tournament playing popular football videogame NFL GameDay™ 2001 for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. Anderson defeated running back Marshall Faulk of the St. Louis Rams 26-21 to win the title. Other Locker Room Challenge participants this year included: Miami Dolphins quarterback Damon Huard, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jeff Garcia, Detroit Lions quarterback Charlie Batch, Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Barry Gardner, St. Louis Rams defensive back Devin Bush and Oakland Raiders running back Zach Crockett. NFL GameDay™ 2001 for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system features all 31 NFL teams and players, amazingly realistic 3D player and stadium models and numerous new motion-captured moves from 13 NFL players. NFL GameDay 2001 is complete with running back Marshall Faulk of the World Champion St. Louis Rams providing strategic input and appearing on the title's box cover plus announcers Dick Enberg and Phil Simms calling all the NFL excitement. NFL GameDay 2001 is available now at retail. RESULTS: Quarterfinals: * Damon Huard defeated Jeff Garcia, 6-0 * Mike Anderson defeated Zach Crockett, 37-6 * Marshall Faulk defeated Barry Gardner, 29-6 * Charlie Batch defeated Devin Bush, 10-7 Semifinals: * Mike Anderson defeated Damon Huard, 39-34 * Marshall Faulk defeated Charlie Batch, 42-35 Championship: * Mike Anderson defeated Marshall Faulk, 26-21 CONTACTS: Jamie Tica Sony Computer Entertainment America/989 Sports phone: 858-824-5854 pager: 1-888-501-SONY cellular: 858-336-5399 Scott Floyd Bragman Nyman Cafarelli phone: 310-274-7800 cellular: 310-722-6162 Also visit our web site http://www.989sports.com for more information.
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