Patriots edge Chargers
Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 31-yard field goal, while Nate Kaeding missed from 54-yards out Sunday, as the New England Patriots defeated the San Diego Chargers 24-21.
The Patriots were a 4.5-point underdog in the game. The combined score fell UNDER the posted over/under total (46).
Tom Brady completed 27-of-51 passes for 280 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions. Jabar Gaffney caught 10 passes for 103 yards with a touchdown.
LaDainian Tomlinson rushed for 123 yards on 23 carries with two touchdowns for San Diego. Philip Rivers completed 14-of-32 passes for 230 yards with no touchdowns and an interception.
New England takes on the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship game next week.