Super Bowl: XXXVII
Matchup: Raiders vs. Buccaneers
Location: San Diego
If your All-Pro center shoots down to Tijuana the night before the Super Bowl, you're probably going to have a hard time winning the next day. For the Oakland Raiders, Barret Robbins' absence from Super Bowl XXXVII cost them dearly as they got thrashed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 48-21. Apparently, the bipolar Robbins forgot to take his medication and thought that the Raiders had already won the game, which proved problematic due to the fact that he was one of their key players and they, you know, hadn't played the game yet. It was the beginning of a quick downfall for Robbins, who was soon out of the league after testing positive for steroids in the wake of the BALCO scandal.