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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Seattle Seahawks fans hold an "12th Man Flag" as a Denver fan attempts to pull it away prior to start of Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: MetLife Stadium is shown prior to the start of Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Russell Wilson 3 of the Seattle Seahawks communicates during warm-ups before playing against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Russell Wilson 3 of the Seattle Seahawks followed by teammate Tarvaris Jackson 7 runs onto the field before playing against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Peyton Manning 18 of the Denver Broncos runs onto the field before playing against the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Linebacker Heath Farwell 55 of the Seattle Seahawks leads the team onto the field at start of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: The Seattle Seahawks run onto field prior to start Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium against the Denver Broncos on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Linebacker Heath Farwell 55 of the Seattle Seahawks leads the team onto the field at start of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Taima the Hawk, mascot for the Seattle Seahawks, is seen before the Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Kicker Steven Hauschka 4 of the Seattle Seahawks kicks off to start the game against the Denver Broncos in the first quarter during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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    Jermaine Kearse (R) of the Seattle Seahawks falls before Tont Carter (L) of the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl 48 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Russell Wilson 3 of the Seattle Seahawks warms-up before playing against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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    Marshawn Lynch (24) of the Seattle Seahawks scores a 1-yard touchdown against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl 48 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Running back Marshawn Lynch 24 of the Seattle Seahawks is tackled by middle linebacker Paris Lenon 51 of the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks runs back an interception off quarterback Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos during the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Wide receiver Doug Baldwin 89 of the Seattle Seahawks is tackled during Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks intercepts a pass intended for running back Knowshon Moreno 27 of the Denver Broncos to run it 69-yards for a touchdown in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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    Marshawn Lynch (L) of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates with teammate Breno Giacomini after scoring a touchdown against the Denver Broncos defense during Super Bowl 48 at MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Marshawn Lynch (24) of the Seattle Seahawks moves the ball against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl 48 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates his 69-yard touchdown with teammates after intercepting a pass thrown by quarterback Peyton Manning 18 of the Denver Broncos intended for running back Knowshon Moreno 27 in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates his 69-yard touchdown with teammates after intercepting a pass thrown by quarterback Peyton Manning 18 of the Denver Broncos intended for running back Knowshon Moreno 27 in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Football fan dressed as hulk cheers during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Wide receiver Trindon Holliday 11 of the Denver Broncos is tackled during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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    Max Unger (L) of the Seattle Seahawks congratulates teammate Jermaine Kearse after he scored a touchdown during Super Bowl 48 at MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Russell Wilson (R) of the Seattle Seahawks carries the ball against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl 48 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks talks with running back Marshawn Lynch 24 of the Seattle Seahawks during the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Russell Wilson 3 of the Seattle Seahawks hands offsides turnover running back Marshawn Lynch 24 of the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLVIII against the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Wide receiver Doug Baldwin 89 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates his 10-yard touchdown with Michael Robinson 26 and Jeremy Lane 20 in the fourth quarter against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks intercepts a pass intended for running back Knowshon Moreno 27 of the Denver Broncos to run it 69-yards for a touchdown in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates running back an interception off quarterback Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos during the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks runs back an interception off quarterback Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos during the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks runs 69-yards for a touchdown against guard Louis Vasquez 65 of the Denver Broncos after intercepting a pass intended for running back Knowshon Moreno 27 of the Denver Broncos in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks runs back an interception off quarterback Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos during the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks runs 69-yards for a touchdown after intercepting a pass intended for running back Knowshon Moreno 27 of the Denver Broncos in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks runs 69-yards for a touchdown against guard Louis Vasquez 65 of the Denver Broncos after intercepting a pass intended for running back Knowshon Moreno 27 of the Denver Broncos in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates running back an interception off quarterback Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos during the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates his 69-yard touchdown with teammates after intercepting a pass thrown by quarterback Peyton Manning 18 of the Denver Broncos intended for running back Knowshon Moreno 27 in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks runs back an interception for 69 yards off quarterback Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos during the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates running back an interception off quarterback Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos during the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: A young Denver fan cries during the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: The Seattle Seahawks run off the field at the end of the second quarter against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: (L-R) Head coach John Fox of the Denver Broncos and wide receiver Eric Decker 87 run off the field at the end of the half during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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    Demaryius Thomas (L) of ther Denver Broncos and Earl Thomas of the Seattle Seahawks go for the ball during Super Bowl 48 at MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Knowshon Moreno (C) of the Denver Broncos faces Earl Thomas of the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl 48 at MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Cornerback Richard Sherman 25 of the Seattle Seahawks walks off the field at the end of the second quarter against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Cornerback Richard Sherman 25 of the Seattle Seahawks walks off the field at the end of the second quarter against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Seattle Seahawks fan with Seahawk painted on face attends Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Peyton Manning 18 of the Denver Broncos calls a play in the second quarter against the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Peyton Manning 18 of the Denver Broncos reacts in the second quarter against the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: A Seattle Seahawks cheerleader performs during Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Cornerback Walter Thurmond 28 of the Seattle Seahawks dives for the ball during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium against the Denver Broncos on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks looks on during Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Running back Marshawn Lynch 24 of the Seattle Seahawks is tackled by middle linebacker Paris Lenon 51 of the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Peyton Manning 18 of the Denver Broncos throw an interception during the second quarter at Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Outside linebacker Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks ran back the interception for a 69 yard touchdown. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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    Doug Baldwin of the Seattle Seahawks scores a touchdown against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl 48 at MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Wide receiver Doug Baldwin 89 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates his touchdown during the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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    Doug Baldwin of the Seattle Seahawks scores a touchdown against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl 48 at MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Smoke from fireworks wafts over MetLife Stadium at the end of the halftime show of Super Bowl XLVIII between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. More than 80,000 fans were expected to fill the stadium for the first Super Bowl to be played in an outdoor stadium in a cold weather city. The view is seen from a Customs and Border Protection helicopter operated by the U.S. Office of Air and Marine, which provided air s

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    Russell Wilson (R) of the Seattle Seahawks carries the ball against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl 48 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Wide receiver Doug Baldwin 89 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates his touchdown during the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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    Jermaine Kearse of the Seattle Seahawks scores a touchdown against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl 48 at MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Linebacker Heath Farwell 55 of the Seattle Seahawks gestures during the Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium against the Denver Broncos on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Wide receiver Doug Baldwin 89 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates his touchdown during the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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    SEATTLE, WA - FEBRUARY 2: Seattle Seahawks fan Teddy Martens reacts while watching his team play the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl at 95 Slide, a sports bar in Seattle, Washington, on February 2, 2014. Bars were crowded in Seattle as fans rooted for their team to win its first Super Bowl. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Wide receiver Jermaine Kearse 15 of the Seattle Seahawks runs 23 yards to score a third quarter touchdown against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Wide receiver Doug Baldwin 89 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates his 10-yard touchdown with Michael Robinson 26 and Jeremy Lane 20 in the fourth quarter against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Russell Wilson 3 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates a touchdown during the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 2: Two Denver Bronco's fans console each other in the third quarter as the Seattle Seahawks lead by 30 points in the Super Bowl at The Royal bar on February 2, 2014 in New York City. The football championship game is to be played at MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

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    SEATTLE, WA - FEBRUARY 2: Seattle Seahawks fan Kyle Vermeulen cheers while watching his team play the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl at 95 Slide, a sports bar in Seattle, Washington, on February 2, 2014. Bars were crowded in Seattle as fans rooted for their team to win its first Super Bowl. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Peyton Manning 18 of the Denver Broncos reacts in the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks smiles during the fourth quarter Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Seahawks beat the Broncos 43-8. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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    Quarterback Russel Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates during Super Bowl 48 at MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Wide receiver Jermaine Kearse 15 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates his 23-yard touchdown with teammates tackle Paul McQuistan 67 and tight end Zach Miller 86 in the third quarter against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Seattle Seahawks celebrate a touchdown during the third quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Seattle fans hold a "12th Man" flag during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Seattle Seahawks celebrate during the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Peyton Manning 18 of the Denver Broncos throws the ball during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Peyton Manning 18 of the Denver Broncos reacts in the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Doug Baldwin 89 of the Seattle Seahawks looks on in the fouth quarter during Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks reacts in the fourth quarter against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Tarvaris Jackson 7 of the Seattle Seahawks throws the ball during the fourth quarter during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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    SEATTLE, WA - FEBRUARY 2: Seattle Seahawks fans including Lynnsey Sturgeon (C) react while watching their team play the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl at 95 Slide, a sports bar in Seattle, Washington, on February 2, 2014. Bars were crowded in Seattle as fans rooted for their team to win its first Super Bowl. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

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    SEATTLE, WA - FEBRUARY 2: Seattle Seahawks fans including Lynnsey Sturgeon (C) react while watching their team play the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl at 95 Slide, a sports bar in Seattle, Washington, on February 2, 2014. Bars were crowded in Seattle as fans rooted for their team to win its first Super Bowl. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates with wide receiver Golden Tate 81 of the Seattle Seahawks after Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Seahawks beat the Broncos 43-8. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Tight end Zach Miller 86 of the Seattle Seahawks dumps Gatorade on head coach Pete Carroll in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Seattle Seahawks won 43-8. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Tight end Zach Miller 86 of the Seattle Seahawks dumps Gatorade on head coach Pete Carroll in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Seattle Seahawks won 43-8. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Tight end Zach Miller 86 of the Seattle Seahawks dumps Gatorade on head coach Pete Carroll in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Seattle Seahawks won 43-8. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Tight end Zach Miller 86 and quarterback Russell Wilson 3 of the Seattle Seahawks dump Gatorade on head coach Pete Carroll in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Tight end Zach Miller 86 of the Seattle Seahawks dumps Gatorade on head coach Pete Carroll in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Seattle Seahawks won 43-8. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks get Gatorade dumped on him at the end of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Seahawks beat the Broncos 43-8. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker and Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after winning Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.The Seahawks beat the Broncos 43-8. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates their 43 to 8 win over the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker and Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after winning Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.The Seahawks beat the Broncos 43-8. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Russell Wilson 3 of the Seattle Seahawks shakes hands with quarterback Peyton Manning 18 of the Denver Broncos after Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Seahawks beat the Broncos 43-8. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: (L-R) Quarterback Peyton Manning 18 of the Denver Broncos congratulates quarterback Russell Wilson 3 of the Seattle Seahawks on their 43-8 win during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Peyton Manning 18 of the Denver Broncos walks off the field after their 43-8 loss to the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Strong safety Kam Chancellor 31 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates after Seattle won Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Seahawks beat the Broncos 43-8. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Cornerback Richard Sherman 25 of the Seattle Seahawks uses crutches as he walks across the field in celebration of their 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Peyton Manning 18 of the Denver Broncos reacts as he walks off the field after their 43-8 loss to the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Russell Wilson 3 of the Seattle Seahawks is interviewed after Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Seahawks beat the Broncos 43-8. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Outside linebacker and Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after winning Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.The Seahawks beat the Broncos 43-8. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Peyton Manning 18 of the Denver Broncos walks off the field after their 43-8 loss to the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after their 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Quarterback Peyton Manning 18 of the Denver Broncos walks off the field after their 43-8 loss to the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Cornerback Richard Sherman 25 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates their 43 to 8 win over the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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    Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll holds the trophy as he celebrates after Super Bowl 48 at MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. The Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos 43-8. AFP PHOTO / Timothy CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates their 43 to 8 win over the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Tackle Breno Giacomini 68 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates after Seattle won Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Seahawks beat the Broncos 43-8. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: MVP Malcolm Smith 53 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after their 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: (L-R) John Schneider, General Manager of the Seattle Seahawks and head coach Pete Carroll celebrates after their 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Team owner Paul Allen of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates with the Vince Lombardi trophy after defeating the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: (L-R) John Schneider, General Manager of the Seattle Seahawks and head coach Pete Carroll celebrates after their 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Team owner Paul Allen of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates with the Vince Lombardi trophy after defeating the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: (L-R) John Schneider, General Manager of the Seattle Seahawks and head coach Pete Carroll celebrates after their 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Media surround quarterback Russell Wilson 3 of the Seattle Seahawks after their 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: MetLife Stadium is shown after the Seattle Seahawks won Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.The Seahawks beat the Broncos 43-8. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after his team won Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Seahawks beat the Broncos 43-8. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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