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    Seahawks Fullback Derrick Coleman has overcome a lot to get to Super Bowl XLVIII. Coleman is the first offensive player in NFL history who is deaf. His story has been an inspiration to many, particularly resonating with two hearing-impaired nine-year-old twins from New Jersey who wrote Derrick a letter expressing their support. Coleman followed-up to their letter with one of his own on January 22nd, but Derrick’s reciprocated support didn’t stop there.

    Coleman surprised the two identical twins with a surprise of a lifetime: tickets for their whole family to attend Sunday’s big game.

    It’s stories like these that remind us that sports are much more than what we see on the field.

    Enjoy the tear-jerker of a video, below.

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    In the 2003 NFC wildcard game, Matt Hasselbeck made a claim that likely put a smile on Joe Namath’s (most likely inebriated) face. Headed to overtime with the Packers, a franchise that originally drafted him in the 6th round of the 1998 draft, Hasselbeck tried to punctuate a Seahawks victory during the coin toss that commenced the extra session. Once the ‘Hawks won the toss, Hasselbeck boldly exclaimed “We want the ball, and we’re going to score.”

    The only problem with his claim ? Al Harris and Matt Hasselbeck were never teammates…

    Watch below to reel in this classic moment from 10 NFL playoffs ago:

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    Marshawn Lynch never comes short of impressing us on the field, but off the field, he may just be the most entertaining athlete in the NFL. I don’t think this interview with Deion Sanders is going to be topped in terms of media leading up to Sunday’s game. Don’t be surprised if I decide to dig into the crates and post vintage Marshawn videos leading up to the Super Bowl.