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Shaun Phillips received a heart-warming text from his son after losing the Super Bowl

Kevin Kaduk
Shutdown Corner
Defensive end Shaun Phillips #90 of the Denver Broncos reacts in the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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Defensive end Shaun Phillips #90 of the Denver Broncos reacts in the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

After being blown out in Sunday's Super Bowl, Shaun Phillips of the Denver Broncos was understandably feeling a bit down. He was also feeling a bit apologetic and he fired off an "I'm sorry" text to one of his three sons after the Broncos' 43-8 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII.

[Photos: Agony of defeat evident on Broncos fans' faces]

But leave it to the youngsters to put it all in perspective. Phillips' son Jaylen responded by texting his dad a short note of love and reassurance. Phillips tweeted it out while apologizing to all of his Twitter followers. 

It doesn't get much sweeter than that. 

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Kevin Kaduk is a writer for Shutdown Corner on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at kevinkaduk@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!

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