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Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Updated: January 31, 11:00 AM ET
Welcome to media day

By Bill Simmons
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PART I | PART II | PART III | PART IV | PART V | PART VI | PART VII | PART VIII | PART IX | PART X | PART XI

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This guy's press pass credited him as working for "Hawaii Five-O Sports Media." It's not hard to get a Super Bowl press pass. It really isn't.

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Warren Sapp and Chris Mortensen attempt to have a conversation without help from a translator.

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Everyone's nemesis during media day -- the guys who have the job of rolling/unrolling camera cords and end up tripping 3-4 people per minute. I hate these guys. What's that job called, anyway? Cord tripper?

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Tank Johnson tries to pull off the Ray Lewis Memorial "No, Really, You Guys Have It All Wrong, I'm a Nice Guy, I'm a Family Man and I'm Very Religious" Routine. By the way, I took this photo with the zoom feature on my camera -- I was afraid to come within 25 feet of him.

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My favorite sweater of the day. Definitely a Christmas gift.

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Bill Simmons is a columnist for Page 2 and ESPN The Magazine. His book "Now I Can Die In Peace" is available in paperback.