How Jacksonville’s newspaper reacted to the Jaguars’ loss to the Patriots

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Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Allen Hurns leaves the field after losing the AFC championship, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass.
Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Allen Hurns leaves the field after losing the AFC championship, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. –AP Photo/Steven Senne

How different the headlines would have been had the Jaguars not blown a 10-point fourth quarter lead in Sunday’s AFC Championship game. Instead, Tom Brady and the Patriots put together yet another playoff comeback and advanced to Super Bowl LII.

A day later, Jacksonville’s Florida Times-Union was forced to grapple with the aftermath of the Jaguars’ loss. Here’s a look at the headlines:

Interestingly, the Times-Union also chose to show how New England newspapers covered the game: