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DAN PATRICK
February 11, 2013
SAY WHAT?
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February 11, 2013

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SAY WHAT?

Critics are ripping the potential for cold weather at the Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium next February, but Victor Cruz said his Giants are fired up. "Trust me, we all marked that on our calendars," Cruz told me. "We understand exactly how big it is to play in the Super Bowl in New York City." ... Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski told me Tom Brady has little patience for mistakes: "If it's a big screwup and I've screwed up on it before and not learned from it.... It's a game of emotions. He's a high-emotion player." ... I asked Broncos LB Von Miller if he'd rather face a mobile QB or a pocket passer. "Nobody wants to play a Colin Kaepernick or Russell Wilson," Miller said. "It's already hard enough to get a pass rush on great quarterbacks. You want to go against a guy who's going to stay and take a sack." ... Texans DE J.J. Watt played TE in college and was thrilled to get a chance to play offense in the Pro Bowl, but it didn't quite work out. "I blew that one," Watt told me. "I lined up offside, and Peyton [Manning] had to call me back in. I was all over the place, I was so excited. Then I dropped the ball."

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