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“It was kind of cool … to have that many peo­ple care about the game of foot­ball.” Luke Will­son, play in Seat­tle’s come­back win over the Pack­ers in the NFC Cham­pi­onship. “Now to have been play­ing here for nine years, play­ing in my sec­ond Su­per Bowl is re­ally a dream come true.”

The Sea­hawks have one other for­eign-born player on its ros­ter: De­fen­sive line­man Jesse Wil­liams, who was born in Bris­bane, Australia. He spent the sea­son on in­jured re­serve af­ter in­jur­ing his knee dur­ing fall camp.


Luke Will­son, left, and Jon Ryan are the two Canadian play­ers on the field in this Sun­day’s Su­per Bowl.

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