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Super Bowl XLVIII: Pregame

Pregame activity before the Super Bowl at Metlife Field in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, February 2, 2014.

Randy Emmons traveled from Grand Junction, Colorado, to watch the Broncos in the Super Bowl at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, February 2, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Randy Emmons traveled from Grand Junction, Colorado, to watch the Broncos in the Super Bowl at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, February 2, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

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(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

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Former Broncos running back Terrell Davis (right) greets Broncos tight end Julius Thomas as he comes out for a warmup before putting on pads at the Super Bowl at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on Sunday, January 2, 2014. Davis was the MVP in the 1998 Superbowl.
Former Broncos running back Terrell Davis (right) greets Broncos tight end Julius Thomas as he comes out for a warmup before putting on pads at the Super Bowl at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on Sunday, January 2, 2014. Davis was the MVP in the 1998 Superbowl.

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Past Super Bowl MVP's Terrell Davis and John Elway chat before the game at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, February 2, 2014.(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Past Super Bowl MVP's Terrell Davis and John Elway chat before the game at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, February 2, 2014.(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

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Former Broncos running back and Super Bowl MVP in the Broncos first win, Terrell Davis waves to some fans in the crowd before the Super Bowl game on Sunday, February 2, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Former Broncos running back and Super Bowl MVP in the Broncos first win, Terrell Davis waves to some fans in the crowd before the Super Bowl game on Sunday, February 2, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

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The Broncos cheerleaders do a group shot after arriving at Metlife Stadium a few hours before the game start on Sunday, February 2, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
The Broncos cheerleaders do a group shot after arriving at Metlife Stadium a few hours before the game start on Sunday, February 2, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

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Several hours before game start, the Bronos cheerleaders arrive at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, February 2, 2014.(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Several hours before game start, the Bronos cheerleaders arrive at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, February 2, 2014.(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

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Several hours before game start, the Bronos cheerleaders arrive at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, February 2, 2014.(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Several hours before game start, the Bronos cheerleaders arrive at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, February 2, 2014.(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

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Several hours before game start, the Bronos cheerleaders arrive at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, February 2, 2014.(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Several hours before game start, the Bronos cheerleaders arrive at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, February 2, 2014.(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

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Two Super Bowl MVP's running back Terrell Davis and quarterback John Elway chat on the field at Metlife Stadium on Sunday, February 2, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Two Super Bowl MVP's running back Terrell Davis and quarterback John Elway chat on the field at Metlife Stadium on Sunday, February 2, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

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Karsten Gibson, 10, of Seattle cheers for the Seahawks as they warm up Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014,before the start of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Karsten Gibson, 10, of Seattle cheers for the Seahawks as they warm up Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014,before the start of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Oscar Martinez, left, and Jose Martinez of Denver answer questions from ESPN Radio Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014,before the start of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Oscar Martinez, left, and Jose Martinez of Denver answer questions from ESPN Radio Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014,before the start of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Former Broncos quarterback John Elway enters the field Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, during warm ups before the start of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Elway was the quarterback at the Broncos last Super Bowl against Atlanta in 1999.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Former Broncos quarterback John Elway enters the field Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, during warm ups before the start of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Elway was the quarterback at the Broncos last Super Bowl against Atlanta in 1999. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fans cheer for the Broncos players as they enter the field to warm up Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014,before the start of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fans cheer for the Broncos players as they enter the field to warm up Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014,before the start of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Oscar Martinez, left, and Jose Martinez of Denver cheer for the Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, before the start of Super Bowl XLVIII against the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Oscar Martinez, left, and Jose Martinez of Denver cheer for the Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, before the start of Super Bowl XLVIII against the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Broncos' Thunder leaves the field during warm ups Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014,before the start of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Broncos' Thunder leaves the field during warm ups Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014,before the start of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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