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Going through a range of emotions during the Super Bowl game at Thirsty Moose Taphouse in Manchester were from left, pals Jeff Weakes of Greenland, Zach Hiscox of Allston, Mass., and Ashleigh Mondoux of Manchester.  (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Going through a range of emotions during the first half of the Super Bowl on Sunday night while at Thirsty Moose Taphouse were from left, pals Jeff Weakes of Greenland, Zach Hiscox of Allston, Mass., and Ashleigh Mondoux of Manchester. They were with a bunch of friends there. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Going through a range of emotions during the first half of the Super Bowl on Sunday night while at Thirsty Moose Taphouse were from left, pals Jeff Weakes of Greenland, Zach Hiscox of Allston, Mass., and Ashleigh Mondoux of Manchester. They were with a bunch of friends there. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
From left, Dave Blanchette of Manchester, Ben Gray of Concord and Nickki Blanchette of Manchester watch Super Bowl LII at the Thirsty Moose Taphouse in Manchester Sunday night. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Going through a range of emotions during the first half of the Super Bowl on Sunday night while at Thirsty Moose Taphouse were, from left: Dave Blanchette, of Manchester, Ben Gray of Concord, and Nickki Blanchette, of Manchester. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Going through a range of emotions during the first half of the Super Bowl on Sunday night while at Thirsty Moose Taphouse was, from left: are Ben Gray of Concord, and Nickki Blanchette, of Manchester. Nickki always gets all decked out for Patriots games. Her husband Dave Blanchette was with them, too. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Going through a range of emotions during the first half of the Super Bowl on Sunday night while at Thirsty Moose Taphouse was Nickki Blanchette, a Manchester native, now of Bedford. She always gets all decked out for Patriots games. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Childhood friends Tim Wallace, left, of Bedford and Dave Thomas of Manchester, react during the first half of the Super Bowl on Sunday night while at Thirsty Moose Taphouse. At right is Jonathan Watkins, who just moved to Manchester from Ohio. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Joe Smith and his girlfriend, Brittany Gaston of Manchester, wear their team colors while watching the Super Bowl on Sunday night at the Thirsty Moose Taphouse on Elm Street in Manchester.  (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Joe Smith and his girlfriend, Brittany Gaston of Manchester, wear their team colors while watching the Super Bowl on Sunday night at the Thirsty Moose Taphouse on Elm Street in Manchester.  (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Joe Smith and his girlfriend Brittany Gaston, both now of Manchester but both originally from South Jersey, went through a range of emotions during the first half of the Super Bowl on Sunday night while watching it at The Thirsty Moose Taphouse on Elm Street. Gaston is an Eagles fan, Smith a Patriots fan. At left is Jonathan Watkins, who just moved to Manchester from Ohio. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Joe Smith and his girlfriend, Brittany Gaston of Manchester, wear their team colors while watching the Super Bowl on Sunday night at the Thirsty Moose Taphouse on Elm Street in Manchester. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Joe Smith and his girlfriend, Brittany Gaston of Manchester, wear their team colors while watching the Super Bowl on Sunday night at the Thirsty Moose Taphouse on Elm Street in Manchester. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Joe Smith and his girlfriend, Brittany Gaston of Manchester, wear their team colors while watching the Super Bowl on Sunday night at the Thirsty Moose Taphouse on Elm Street in Manchester. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
Joe Smith and his girlfriend Brittany Gaston, both now of Manchester but both originally from South Jersey, went through a range of emotions during the first half of the Super Bowl on Sunday night while watching it at The Thirsty Moose Taphouse on Elm Street. Gaston is an Eagles fan, Smith a Patriots fan. At left is Jonathan Watkins, who just moved to Manchester from Ohio. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)