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Countdown to Super Bowl LII

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady puts on a hat during Super Bowl LII Opening Night.



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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady puts on a hat during Super Bowl LII Opening Night. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady puts on a hat during Super Bowl LII Opening Night. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles during team arrivals at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. 


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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles during team arrivals at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles during team arrivals at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
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The New England Patriots arrive at Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport. 


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The New England Patriots arrive at Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport. Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

The New England Patriots arrive at Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport. Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
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Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox during a press conference at Mall of America. 

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Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox during a press conference at Mall of America. Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox during a press conference at Mall of America. Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell poses with the Vince Lombardi trophy at Hilton Minneapolis. 


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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell poses with the Vince Lombardi trophy at Hilton Minneapolis. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell poses with the Vince Lombardi trophy at Hilton Minneapolis. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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Fans pose for a photo on Nicollet Mall at Super Bowl Live. 


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Fans pose for a photo on Nicollet Mall at Super Bowl Live. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Fans pose for a photo on Nicollet Mall at Super Bowl Live. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
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A worker inside the US Bank Stadium prepares seats. 

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A worker inside the US Bank Stadium prepares seats. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A worker inside the US Bank Stadium prepares seats. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Representatives from Boston Scientific participate in the Polar Plunge in preparation at Super Bowl Live.  



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Representatives from Boston Scientific participate in the Polar Plunge in preparation at Super Bowl Live. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Representatives from Boston Scientific participate in the Polar Plunge in preparation at Super Bowl Live. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson raises his hands as he answers questions during a press conference  at Mall of America. 


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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson raises his hands as he answers questions during a press conference at Mall of America. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson raises his hands as he answers questions during a press conference at Mall of America. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
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Sheriffs deputies look on in preparation on Nicollet Mall at Super Bowl Live. 


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Sheriffs deputies look on in preparation on Nicollet Mall at Super Bowl Live. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Sheriffs deputies look on in preparation on Nicollet Mall at Super Bowl Live. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
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A journalist walks down the steps inside US Bank Stadium. 


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A journalist walks down the steps inside US Bank Stadium. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A journalist walks down the steps inside US Bank Stadium. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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An ice sculpture on Nicollet Mall at Super Bowl Live.


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An ice sculpture on Nicollet Mall at Super Bowl Live. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

An ice sculpture on Nicollet Mall at Super Bowl Live. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
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A Super Bowl promotional banner showing Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady hangs in an atrium at the Mall of America. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A Super Bowl promotional banner showing Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady hangs in an atrium at the Mall of America. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A Super Bowl promotional banner showing Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady hangs in an atrium at the Mall of America. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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A Viking ship sits in front of US Bank Stadium. 


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A Viking ship sits in front of US Bank Stadium. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A Viking ship sits in front of US Bank Stadium. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Philadelphia Eagles players depart during team arrivals.




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Philadelphia Eagles players depart during team arrivals. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Eagles players depart during team arrivals. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
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