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“I just want everybody to know, that was a four-day deal and every story has been told,” John said. “We’re not that interesting. There’s nothing more to learn. The tape across the middle of the room story, OK, you got it? It’s OK. It was just like any other family, really. I really hope the focus is not so much on that. We get it, it’s really cool and it’s exciting and all that.”

Said Jim, “Completely new business.”

In spite of his efforts to avoid the topic, Jim did take the opportunity to express how proud he is of John.

“He’s a great football coach, a real grasp of all phases _ offense, defense, special teams. I think he could coordinate at least two of those phases and do it as well as anyone in the league,” Jim said. “I’ve got half the amount of coaching experience he does. Again, it’s not about us. I keep coming back to that. I’m really proud of my brother. I love him. That’s the blessing part, that this is happening to him.”

And, fittingly for the big brother, John feels the exact same way.

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AP Sports Writer Dave Ginsburg in Baltimore contributed to this story.

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