In two weeks’ time, the New England Patriots will look to take a page out of the Boston Red Sox’s book.
Following their thrilling victory Sunday night over the Kansas City Chiefs, the Patriots are set to square off with the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII. It will represent the second Boston-Los Angeles championship matchup in the last four months, with the Red Sox’s World Series victory over the Dodgers being the first.
To say the Red Sox were fired up after watching Brady and the Patriots advance would be a huge understatement.
Here’s some of the reaction:
And then there was this tweet from David Ortiz:
Ortiz wasn’t the only Red Sox legend to chime in, however. Pedro Martinez also was rooting for the Pats, and believes they’ll handle the Rams in the Super Bowl.
The Red Sox entered the World Series as the prohibitive favorites. And although the Patriots likely also will be favored, they opened as underdogs and might be in for a tougher time than their cross-town allies were.
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