2019 AFC championship

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
USA Today Sports
Alex Reimer
January 21, 2019 - 12:21 am
Tom Brady is effin’ pumped to head back to the Super Bowl. In his postgame interview on CBS, conducted just moments after leading the Patriots on their overtime touchdown drive to outlast the Chiefs 37-31 in a classic thriller, Brady told Evan Washburn it was, well, unbelievable to return to the...
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Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
January 20, 2019 - 11:56 pm
Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski are not underdogs. But they’ve been pronounced dead every step of the way this season. And now, the Patriots are returning to the Super Bowl on their backs. Brady led the Patriots on three late-game touchdown drives against the Chiefs in their improbable 37-31 victory...
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Alex Reimer
January 16, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Veteran NFL official Clete Blakeman will be the head referee for the Patriots’ AFC championship clash against the Chiefs Sunday, and he holds a dubious place in New England history. The Patriots’ first notable run-in with Blakeman occurred in 2013. He was on the call for the infamous “Monday Night...
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