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A New York Police officer tries to control the massive traffic of fans while they gather en masse at Super Bowl Boulevard zone ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII in New York February 1, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A New York Police officer tries to control the massive traffic of fans while they gather en masse at Super Bowl Boulevard zone ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII in New York February 1, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A New York Police officer tries to control the massive traffic of fans while they gather en masse at Super Bowl Boulevard zone ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII in New York February 1, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Fans hold up posters of (center L-R) Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and cornerback Richard Sherman while they gather en masse at Super Bowl Boulevard fan zone ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII in New York February 1, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Fans hold up posters of (center L-R) Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and cornerback Richard Sherman while they gather en masse at Super Bowl Boulevard fan zone ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII in New York February 1, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Fans hold up posters of (center L-R) Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and cornerback Richard Sherman while they gather en masse at Super Bowl Boulevard fan zone ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII in New York February 1, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Fans hold up posters of (R-L) Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, quarterback Russell Wilson, running back Marshawn Lynch, and cornerback Richard Sherman while they gather en masse at Super Bowl Boulevard fan zone ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII in New York February 1, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Fans hold up posters of (R-L) Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, quarterback Russell Wilson, running back Marshawn Lynch, and cornerback Richard Sherman while they gather en masse at Super Bowl Boulevard fan zone ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII in...more

Fans hold up posters of (R-L) Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, quarterback Russell Wilson, running back Marshawn Lynch, and cornerback Richard Sherman while they gather en masse at Super Bowl Boulevard fan zone ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII in New York February 1, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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