Super Fans: Above and Beyond

Check out some of the most outrageous fans from Super Bowls past.

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Fans arrive to watch the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks play in Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1, 2015 at the at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
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A New England Patriots fan celebrates victory over the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on Feb. 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Patriots defeated the Seahawks 28-24.
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Superbowl XLVIII lis just around the corner and the fans are ready! A Denver Broncos fan donned a gorilla mask and a shirt that read "I'm going ape for Broncos" at the AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and the Denver Broncos on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. Click through to see some of this year's teams' super fans as well as last year's and beyond.
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Denver Broncos fans attended the AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and the Denver Broncos clad in ponchos, mustaches and sombreros.
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Denver Broncos fans cheered during the AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and the Denver Broncos, one particularly vibrant fan sported a bright orange mohawk.
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A Denver Broncos fan prepared for the AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots, suited up in a Broncos hardhat and horse ornaments.
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Three strapping Denver Broncos fans, dressed to win, posed for a photo prior to their AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots.
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A Seattle fan on NFL's Super Bowl Boulevard, a stretch of Broadway converted for the Super Bowl, posed in New York during an event on January 29, 2014 in preparation for Super Bowl XLVIII with the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks.
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Dedicated Seattle Seahawks fans cheered during the 2014 NFC Championship against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on January 19, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.
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A masked Seattle Seahawks crusader looked on before the Seahawks played the San Francisco 49ers during the 2014 NFC Championship.
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Passionate Seattle Seahawks fans held up a number 12 before the Seahawks took on the San Francisco 49ers during the 2014 NFC Championship on January 19, 2014.
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A Seattle Seahawks fan showed off his colors and screamed for his team before the Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers game during the 2014 NFC Championship.
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There are fans and then there are face-and-body-painting, scream-until-you're-hoarse superfanatics. The Giants faithful partied into the night following their team's 21-17 victory over the Patriots at Superbowl XLII.
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Giants fans will never doubt again whether Eli Manning is one of the NFL's elite quarterbacks.
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A New England Patriots fan watches warmups on the field before the Patriots lost to the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI.
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A fan in search of Super Bowl XLVI tickets walked through Super Bowl Village in Indianapolis, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012.
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New York Giants fan Tony Lipovec gets his game face ready.
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New York Giants fans were not hiding their love of the Big Blue.
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New England Patriots cheered on their team against the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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New York Giant Jim Cordle is getting love from four fans who squeezed into a giant version of his jersey.
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This Patriots fan perfected his game day outfit during a divisional playoff game against the Denver Broncos.
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Even when it's not the Super Bowl, football fans take their game seriously, as this Minnesota Vikings supporter demonstrates during a game against the Oakland Raiders.
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An Oakland Raiders fan cheers (we think?) during a home game against the San Diego Chargers. Pretty sure this isn't his first rodeo.
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Good luck meeting this 49ers southpaw in an empty parking lot.
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It's not easy being green (and yellow) ... unless you're a Green Bay Packers fan like this one who pulled off the look flawlessly.
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This Jacksonville Jaguars fan looked spot on for a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Jacksonville, Fla.
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Some superfans are very particular about their facepaint jobs, like Baltimore Ravens fan Tommy Lee, who managed to bundle up with nary a smear. Others, however ...
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... aren't so fussy with the details, like these Ravens fans who were also at the NFL divisional playoff football game against the Houston Texans in Baltimore.
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Now there's some flare. A San Francisco 49ers fan shows off her collection of pins before an NFL divisional playoff football game against the New Orleans Saints.
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Who dat? Just come New Orleans Saints fans, Mark Glorioso (left) and Steve Leger making their way to the Superdome before an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Detroit Lions.
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Tis the season to be a diabolical fan for this Oakland Raiders supporter watching warm ups before a Christmas Eve game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
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A Kansas City Chiefs fan sends a pre-game text before a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
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Sometimes bald guys have all the fun. A paint-on helmet and lots of Mardi Gras beads got this Indianapolis Colts fan in the football spirit.
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How do you prove you're a superfan? Forget face paint and go right for the ink. This Raiders fan tattooed an image of former owner Al Davis on his back.
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A Washington Redskins fan shows off his manscaped scalp from the sideline of a game against the Miami Dolphins.
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A young fan (with a very old face) watches pre-game warmups before his team faces the Cleveland Browns.
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GQ may have named Philly fans the worst sports fans in the country, but that doesn't mean they don't love their teams! Eagles fan Brian Weaver reacts for the camera before a game against the Arizona Cardinals.
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At last year's Super Bowl, superfan Bret Michaels was nice enough to pose with a fellow Steelers fan. He even admitted he had a personalized guitar with the Steelers' logo on it.
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Now that's a hat! Packer backer John O’Neill has become famous for wearing the green and gold Packers-themed bishop’s outfit topped off by a mitre featuring Vince Lombardi.
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Sometimes things just get so exciting you have to take off your clothes in front of millions of people. At least, that's what these Packers fans thought during last year's game.
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However, the Packers had Santa last year, and seeing as they defeated the Steelers 31-25, perhaps he brought along a little magic.
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A grave face on a sad fan. This Steelers fan must have realized the end was nigh: The Steelers lost year's Super Bowl.
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This Packers fan decided the cheese hat wasn't scary enough. So he added a monster mask.
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During last year's Super Bowl, this Green Bay Packers fan put on her game face, which happened to be quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
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Packers fans were are all smiles heading into the Super Bowl — and all smiles coming out, too, since the Packers won last year's game.
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This Green Bay Packers fan showed dedication to his team through the art of body paint (and a cheesehead).
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Take a walk on the wild side with the fans from Super Bowl XLIII, which pitted the Arizona Cardinals against the Pittsburgh Steelers. That's some serious facepaint!
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A fan of the Arizona Cardinals posed for a photo outside of Raymond James Stadium prior to Super Bowl XLIII. How cute.
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Steelers fan David Neft of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania = Creepiest. Fan. Ever!
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This look is for the birds! These Cardinals fans with painted faces stuck around through overtime: the Cardinals defeated the Cowboys 30-24.
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This little fan brought along his gremlin friend during the game against the Dallas Cowboys in 2008 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Cowboys 30-24 in overtime.
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Pittsburgh Steelers fans wave the Terrible Towel near the end of the AFC Championship game against the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field.
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One burly-looking Steelers fan looked pleased as punch after his team defeated the San Diego Chargers 35-24 in 2009.
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Wild thing! A fan of the Louisville Cardinals was enthralled in the game against the Kentucky Wildcats in 2008.
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Don't mess with the facepaint! This fan cheered the Pittsburgh Steelers on against the Arizona Cardinals during a game back in 2007.
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This is one serious paint job. This fan watched the Jaguars play against the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2008. And boy does he look fierce!
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Steelers fan David Neft of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania = Creepiest. Fan. Ever.
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