Several local athletes set to play in Super Bowl 48

Several local athletes set to play in Super Bowl 48

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Several local athletes set to play in Super Bowl 48

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on January 20, 2014 at 8:13 AM

Updated Monday, Jan 20 at 10:06 AM

NORFOLK-It will be Denver vs. Seattle in the Super Bowl.  On the teams are several athletes with ties to Hampton Roads.

Playing for the Broncos is Vinston Painter from Maury High in Norfolk.

The Seahawks have several players: Kam Chancellor, also from Maury; Percy Harvin from Landstown High in Va. Beach.   Quarterback Russell Wilson, from Richmond, is the grandson of Harrison Wilson Jr., the former president of Norfolk State University.

He's not a player, but the coach of the Denver Broncos, John Fox, was born in Va. Beach.

Super Bowl 48 will be played at MetLife Stadium in New York on February 2.

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