Thanks to the ever-expanding NFL schedule, the playoffs now stretch almost clear into Valentine’s Day. Because of the proximity between the two big dates, we saw a number of NFL figures using favorite holiday treats to convey less than pleasant news. Here are some of the confections we saw being exchanged during Super Bowl weekend:

Players union Executive Director DeMaurice Smith was seen giving these away to players by the fistful over the weekend…

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I’d wonder about anyone who didn’t want to send one these to Pete Townshend…

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An embarrassed Tony Dungy was seen sheepishly distributing these after the game…

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Eleven whole people turned out to welcome home the Colts? We have an idea who one of them was…

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Drew had to sit out this week’s Peter King vivisection because his power was out after the mid-Atlantic blizzard. After we saw this, we’re not sure it was an accident…

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I have no idea why Warren Sapp thought these were a good idea…

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As Ape noted earlier, fat humps got the sweet t-shirt concession. SILVER LINING, PEOPLE…

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This seemed to be the prevailing sentiment of many viewers (including Dan Shanoff)…

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A suggestion for next year’s Super Bowl advertising…

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Coach Ryan was going to give away a 55 gallon drum of these away in Miami, but then room service was 10 minutes late with his second lunch, so yeah maybe next year…

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