PHOTOS: Super Bowl LII players representing New York City area

Friday, February 02, 2018 03:46PM
Philadelphia Eagles' strong safety Malcolm Jenkins is a native of East Orange, NJ. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
New England Patriots' free safety Devin McCourty is a native of Nyack, NY and also attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. (Jeff Haynes/AP Images for Panini)
Philadelphia Eagles' defensive end Vinny Curry is a native of Neptune, NJ. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
New England Patriots' running back Dion Lewis is a native of Albany, NY. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
Philadelphia Eagles' cornerback Rasul Douglas is a native of East Orange, NJ. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
New England Patriots' wide receiver Chris Hogan attended Monmouth University in West Long Branch, NJ. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
Philadelphia Eagles' long snapper Rick Lovato is a native of Brick Twp. Ocean Co., NJ. (AP)
New England Patriots' defensive back Duron Harmon attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. (Winslow Townson/AP Images for Panini)
New England Patriots' wide receiver Kenny Britt is a native of Bayonne, NJ. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Every football player dreams of playing in arguably the biggest sporting event in the United States: the Super Bowl.

This year's Super Bowl will feature the two number one seeds from each conference, the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots.

Each team has players who have local ties to the New York City and New Jersey area. Let's wish them the best of luck in Super Bowl LII!

Philadelphia Eagles
Strong safety: Malcolm Jenkins/East Orange, NJ
Long snapper: Rick Lovato/Brick Twp. Ocean Co., NJ
Cornerback: Rasul Douglas/East Orange, NJ
Defensive end: Vinny Curry/Neptune, NJ

New England Patriots
Wide receiver: Kenny Britt/Bayonne, NJ
Defensive back: Duron Harmon/Rutgers University
Wide receiver: Chris Hogan/Monmouth University
Running back: Dion Lewis/Albany, NY
Defensive back: Devin McCourty/Nyack, NY, Rutgers University
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