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Malcolm Smith of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates his 69-yard pick-six during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Which Surprise Players Will Star In This Year’s Super Bowl?

The Patriots and Seahawks wouldn’t be playing in the Super Bowl on Sunday if it weren’t for their superstars. But both teams got here with lesser-known players coming up big at key times.

01/29/2015

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Patriots Team Grades: New England Puts On Super Bowl-Worthy Performance Against Colts

The Patriots made it look easy in advancing to their sixth Super Bowl of the Belichick/Brady era.

01/19/2015

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Defensive Rex Ryan: Those Who Think The Jets Played Scared Are ‘Ridiculous’

Ryan insisted on Monday that the Jets “go down to win,” and those who think that the team was playing “scared” in a 29-26 defeat are “ridiculous.”

10/22/2012

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Patriots Tight End Rob Gronkowski Skips Practice

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski missed Wednesday’s practice, the team’s first since he injured his left ankle in the AFC title game against the Baltimore Ravens.

01/25/2012