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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2013, file photo, Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan (59) drops the ball before he crosses the goal line for a fumble against the Baltimore Ravens in the second half of an NFL football game in Denver. His season began in embarrassing fashion, but Trevathan promised to learn from his mistake and move on. He's done just that, leading the Broncos in tackles and helping the defense withstand the loss of five starters to injuries to surge into the Super Bowl.(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2013, file photo, Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan (59) drops the ball before he crosses the goal line for a fumble against the Baltimore Ravens in the second half of an NFL football game in Denver. His season began in embarrassing fashion, but Trevathan promised to learn from his mistake and move on. He's done just that, leading the Broncos in tackles and helping the defense withstand the loss of five starters to injuries to surge into the Super Bowl.(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

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