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Superbowl: Damon Holowchak, Patriots superfan, denounces Seahawk bandwagon jumpers

01/30/2015 01:23 EST | Updated 04/01/2015 05:59 EDT
If you've just bought a brand new blue and green Seahawks jersey to cheer on Seattle in the Superbowl, you are being judged.

"We all know about the bandwagon and how that exists. This one has kind of overwhelmed this city," Damon Holowchak told The Early Edition's Rick Cluff.

Holowchak wears a New England Patriots shirt he's owned since 1996... and has been a fan through the ups and downs for the past 25 years.

While the Seahawks stand between Holowchak and a Superbowl victory, he said his problem isn't with all people who support the team — it's with the newcomers.

"I kind of speak on behalf of all hardcore fans everywhere," he said.

"I look at other fans, Seahawks fans included, that have been there for the ride. The ones that ran through the doldrums of the Kingdome implosion"

Ironically, Holowchak's livelihood depends on the bandwagon jumpers who will be crowding bars this Sunday. His day job is marketing director for the Donnelly Group, which operates a number of Vancouver pubs.

"I've got friends that I'm surrounded with that have a football acumen that's just astronomical — that most people couldn't even keep up with. They're the smartest human beings about football, and then I'm surrounded by people who became fans in the last 48 hours, yet I need them. I need more of them. Everybody should be a Seahawks fan now, please."

To hear the full interview with Damon Holowchak, click the audio labelled: Damon Holowchak is a die-hard Patriots fan.

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