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NFL's Biggest Advantage? Its Stars Stay Put

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Did you survive your official Week One Super Bowl Hangover, America?

It had to be a rough Sunday, having to go cold turkey without Eli, Tom, a cameo appearance from Mr. Ochocinco, and the sideline stare of the Hoodie from Beantown. And then there's the bonus Super Bowl halftime potty mouth moment, and Gisele channeling Tammy Wynette and singing "Stand By Your Man" while going potty mouth on Wes Welker.

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