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Ever wonder what goes on in the big pile of men that fall on a fumble in the NFL? (We're looking at you, Esera Tuaolo.) The St. Petersburg Times digs deep down to find out the truth about "football's underworld."

"That's the underworld of football down there," defensive lineman Ellis Wyms said. "There's a whole other game going on down there. It's dirty and it's nasty. I've seen guys spit in guys' mouths, put snot in other guys' mouths. You name it. It's just grimy."

At most private East Coast liberal arts schools, by the way, this is called "dorm life."

Down And Very Dirty [St. Pete Times]