Dreading the Super Bowl distractions

The message to players: Don't be that guy

Updated: February 1, 2013, 2:44 PM ET
By Elizabeth Merrill | ESPN.com

NEW ORLEANS -- One by one, down a hallway at the Marriott on Canal Street, Jim Tomsula and a security guard named Dan tapped their knuckles against a row of doors. It was Tuesday night, the San Francisco 49ers' third night in Mardi Gras City, and outside, the daiquiris and pickup lines flowed down Bourbon Street.

Inside, it was curfew time. A football player can make $7 million, have a wife and kids and a house, but he is not immune from bed checks. This is the Super Bowl, the most serious ...

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