"When you win a championship, it's a team. It's a team coming together, and that's exactly what we did," Manning said. "I was happy for a lot of the guys. This is their first Super Bowl, so I think when you have one, that second one, you really do it for the other guys who've never had that experience."
Too bad nobody had a cellphone camera when Barry Switzer, the renegade college coach, won a Super Bowl a few years after leaving Oklahoma and taking over the Dallas Cowboys. He ran into one of players heading for the soiree scheduled to start in his hotel suite and basically disavowed any responsibility for what was to follow by yelling, "Let's win the party!"
Jim Litke is a national sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at jlitke(at)ap.org and follow him at Twitter.com/JimLitke.
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