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“We’re not going to get any help,” McCarthy said. “I know this is going to be a story that everybody wants to continue to talk about. And frankly, I’m not going to act like it’s not there. This is a play that I’m sure we’ll see on TV as we move on in our lives. That’s the facts of our business.”

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AP Pro Football Writer Barry Wilner and AP Sports Writer Rachel Cohen in New York, AP Sports Writers Tim Booth in Seattle and Larry Lage in Detroit, and Associated Press writers Scott Bauer in Madison, Wis., Ken Ritter in Las Vegas, and Oskar Garcia in Honolulu contributed to this report.