Eyewitness News Reporter Steve Nielsen took the pulse of Indianapolis fans to see if the hard feelings ease a little bit since the Colts won't be at the big dance.
"Didn't anybody tell you," one woman asked, "Indiana people don't like the Patriots?"
Fans were packed inside a bar not far from Lucas Oil Stadium watching the AFC Championship matches Sunday night.
"How much do we like the Patriots? We don't hate them," another Colts fan said. "We despise them."