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


                 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

         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


            *  Mike Anderson defeated Damon Huard, 39-34
            *  Marshall Faulk defeated Charlie Batch, 42-35


            *  Mike Anderson defeated Marshall Faulk, 26-21

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PRNewswire -- Jan. 27


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