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Road to Super Bowl takes detour through Spokane

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Sid Broderius gets his Seahawks tattoo touched up. Sid Broderius gets his Seahawks tattoo touched up.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

The road to the Super Bowl may go through Seattle, but if you take a detour to Spokane, you'll find the voice of the 12th Man is just as loud. 

Bars are preparing for the big game this weekend, and every bartender we talked to used the same word to describe the Hawks' fans: Loud.

Fans on both sides are already in gear. Don Evans has been a Green Bay Packers fan since the first Super Bowl, and he has a Packers tattoo on his forearm to prove it. And at the same tattoo shop where he got inked, one Spokane man is raising the bar for the Legion of Boom. 

Sid Broderius got his "Beast Mode" tattoo retouched today, just in time for the big weekend. And for Broderius, being a fan is more than just liking football. Or even the Seahawks. 

He says he got married five months before last year's Seahawks win, and the team represents a happy time in his life. He also likes the feeling of being a part of a community, and "something bigger" than himself.

Even though it represents so much more than just a team, Broderius wouldn't say no to a win. 

"I can't wait to destroy the Packers," he admitted. "From what I understand, we have the loudest fans in the nation. So, I'd say we're pretty tough."

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