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AFC divisional playoffs: Patriots vs. Chargers

The New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Chargers, 41-28, in the AFC divisional playoffs on Sunday at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. 

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is tackled by Los Angeles Chargers defensive back Adrian Phillips after catching a pass during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (11)
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New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (11) catches a pass in front of Los Angeles Chargers defensive back Desmond King during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers talks to
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers talks to a teammate on the sideline during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

Los Angeles Chargers defensive back Adrian Phillips (31)
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Los Angeles Chargers defensive back Adrian Phillips (31) tackles New England Patriots running back Sony Michel (26) during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

New England Patriots running back Sony Michel heads
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New England Patriots running back Sony Michel heads for the goal line and his second touchdown during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

Los Angeles Chargers players, including defensive tackle Brandon
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Los Angeles Chargers players, including defensive tackle Brandon Mebane (92), stand during the national anthem before an NFL divisional playoff football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, right, celebrates
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, right, celebrates a touchdown run by running back Sony Michel (26) during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, right,
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New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, right, gives a high-five to quarterback Tom Brady during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers passes under
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers passes under pressure from New England Patriots defensive end John Simon (55) during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates his
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates his touchdown pass to Phillip Dorsett during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn, right,
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Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn, right, speaks to down judge Sarah Thomas during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. Thomas is the first woman to officiate an NFL playoff game.

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick watches
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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) passes
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) passes under pressure from New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower (54) during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn walks
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Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn walks on the sideline during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

New England Patriots defensive end Trey Flowers (98)
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New England Patriots defensive end Trey Flowers (98) sacks Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

Down judge Sarah Thomas works along the sideline
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Down judge Sarah Thomas works along the sideline during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game between the Los Angeles Chargers and the New England Patriots, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. Thomas is the first woman to officiate an NFL playoff game.

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen scores
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New England Patriots running back Sony Michel (26) runs from Los Angeles Chargers outside linebacker Kyle Emanuel (51) during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) calls
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Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen scores a touchdown against the New England Patriots during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) passes
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) calls signals at the line of scrimmage during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

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