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Super Bowl notes: Seahawks' Bruce Irvin ejected at end of game

Super Bowl notes: Seahawks' Bruce Irvin ejected at end of game

A hard-fought Super Bowl ended with, what else, a fight. A brief brawl broke out in the final seconds of Sunday's game, with Seattle linebacker Bruce Irvin getting ejected for a hit to the face of New England tight end Rob Gronkowski, after Tom Brady took a knee with 20 seconds remaining. "I was protecting a teammate," Irvin explained later. "Emotions flew. I saw somebody hit [defensive end] Mike Bennett, so I went and backed up my brother. I went about it wrong. Emotions were flying high and I apologize. But if it happened again, I would go protect my teammate. That's just how it is." Said Gronkowski: "They started coming at us. We were just trying...

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