Chargers-Patriots Divisional Round Matchup

By Norm Elrod

(CBSLA/CBS Local) — The Los Angeles Chargers were the best wild-card team coming into the playoffs. Having played the Kansas City Chiefs to a regular season draw in the AFC West, but losing the tiebreaker, they traveled to Baltimore Sunday to meet the Ravens. The Chargers were a stellar 7-1 on the road this season (12-4 overall), dispatching with both the Chiefs and Seattle Seahawks in two of the NFL’s more unfriendly stadiums. And after weathering a late Lamar Jackson comeback attempt to overcome the Ravens in the wild-card round, they’re now 8-1.

Their reward is a trip to Foxboro on Sunday, where the New England Patriots await.

What more can be said about the playoff accomplishments of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick? Since the turn of the century, the Patriots have won five of the eight Super Bowls they’ve…

Original published: 2019-01-12 06:30:58 Read the full Boston News here

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