Super Bowl 50 is just around the corner for the Denver Broncos, and the focus of many players involved is on that game and that game alone.
However, some players' contracts will expire soon and they will become free agents, including linebacker Danny Trevathan, so at the back of their mind, they might question where they will be playing their football next season.
Being a professional, the 25-year-old is just focusing on the task at hand this Sunday, hoping to change the outcome this time around, as of course, he was part of the Broncos team that lost to the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl in the 2013 season.
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He said, according to Marc Sessler of Around the NFL: "It's in the back of my mind, but right now this is the biggest game of my life. I can win or lose on this game. I know what it takes, I've been here before. It wasn't a pretty one, but I know what it takes and I know what I need to do to get to that next level in my life and on the field."
The likelihood is that his fellow linebacker Von Miller will be franchise tagged by the team at the end of the season, and he will have to either accept the offer which the Broncos provide him, or test the free agency waters to find a new team.
When Trevathan was asked if he could see himself at the Chicago Bears with their head coach John Fox, the same head coach during the 25-year-old's first Super Bowl appearance, he didn't rule it out.
He said: "I believe I can fit in any scheme. Coach Fox is one of the guys that gave me the opportunity to showcase I can fit within the scheme. I'm sure it'll be there, I'm sure we'll end up talking, but right now my main focus is this game.
"Whatever happens, happens. This game could make or break my contracts. It's up to me to make the most of it. I think I'm doing a good job right now and I'm locked in and focused."
While Miller and DeMarcus Ware might get the limelight for their outside linebacker work, Trevathan has been keeping an equilibrium on the inside as well, to allow them to do so and help the defense become one of the best in the league.
Simply put, if the Broncos don't want to give him a new contract after the Super Bowl, there will be plenty of other teams that will love to do so.
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