Get ready to say “D’awwww!”
Following the Broncos’ blowout loss to the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII, Denver defensive end Shaun Phillips shared on Twitter a touching text message exchange he had with his son, Jaylen.
Sorry we let you guys down. Messages like this is the I my thing that make me feel better. pic.twitter.com/e6FTuzw7LC
— Shaun Phillips (@ShaunPhillips95) February 3, 2014
It’s completely understandable for players to be heartbroken after such a tough defeat on the NFL’s biggest stage. But Phillips reminds us that it’s still, at its root, only a game. There are many other, more important things to celebrate and cherish in life.