On Sunday, NFL fans might witness the firepower of a fully armed and operational battle station, otherwise known as the New England Patriots.
Patriots fans hope the AFC Championship Game ending will go a bit different than the conclusion of “Star Wars: Episode VI — Return of the Jedi” for the so-called “bad guys,” though.
It should be no surprise that the Patriots are considered the “bad guys” outside of New England, and the cover of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s special AFC Championship Game section made that abundantly clear with multiple epic Star Wars references.
Hey, the “bad guys” do pretty well in “Star Wars: Episode V — The Empire Strikes Back,” so there’s always hope, Patriots fans.
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