Watch the Patriots and Steelers Face Off in a Real-Life “Civil War”

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No need to keep waiting for that Avengers 4 to finally drop: This Sunday’s NFL match-up between the New England Patriots and the Pittsburgh Steelers is basically a real-life Civil War. You’ve got Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, the Captain America of the NFL, a quintessential veteran leader who knows how to captain his team to victory after victory — and assisted by his own Bucky Barnes in Rob Gronkowski. Then there’s the Iron Man of this equation, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger, hailing from the Steel City and someone who also easily leads his team to the playoffs annually — with Antonio Brown as his War Machine stand-in.

These two leaders, whose teams currently top their divisions, are going head-to-head in a late-season game that could offer a preview of the AFC Conference Championship in January. Who will come out on top in this Civil War rivalry?

Watch the motion comic above to get a super-powered preview of the game, then tune in Sunday at 4:25pm ET on CBS to see for yourself.

Brett Bates
Brett Bates is a staff writer at Fandom. He's been in the video game industry for eight years as a writer and as a developer for companies like BioWare, Rumble, EGM, and Bitmob. According to his business card, he's a fan of indie games, crime comics, and boxer dogs.
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