Super Bowl 50 was an iconic finale to the 2015 NFL season, with the Denver Broncos defeating the Carolina Panthers largely thanks to an MVP performance by Broncos linebacker Von Miller.
Miller's performance was very pivotal towards Denver eventually going home with the Vince Lombardi trophy, but the game could have had a different outcome if former Pathers - now Washington Redskins - cornerback Josh Norman had caught the two interceptions he almost had.
The two defensive stars were together for DraftKings to discuss the game when the Broncos player revealed a picture of Norman in tears following the result of the game, and the cornerback explained the photo.
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He said according to USA Today: “Everything that I worked for an entire year, and putting all my hard earned work, sweat, blood and tears into an entire full season, and putting things on my back and just going with it, that all started crumbling down when the confetti started to fly.”
The Super Bowl MVP then reminded him that he almost had two interceptions that could have changed the outcome of the game. Norman replied with a smile as the two joked: “Maybe I’d be sitting in that seat with a (expletive) ring on my damn hand, man. Let’s talk about it. I’m feeling some type of way about this right now, but that’s OK.”
Miller told Norman that those were two great plays, to which he responded with: "That’s gonna stick with me for the rest of my life, but when you had your opportunity, you capitalized on it … I was still humbled and honored to be there.”
You can watch the video of the two players talking about the Super Bowl here.
It's great to see two of the league's defensive players reflect, laugh, and smile about what was arguably the biggest game of their careers only eight months ago with no hard feelings.