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2019 NFL Divisional playoffs Patriots vs Chargers open thread

Talk about the matchup that will determine who plays the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship Game.

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New England Patriots v San Diego Chargers Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images

We haven't had a great game yet in these 2019 NFL playoffs, but maybe a battle of two veterans, one searching for his first Super Bowl appearance and one looking to continue to rewrite every record in the history books, will give us that.

Let's take a look at the early morning playoff game.

#2 New England Patriots (11-5) vs #5 Los Angeles Chargers (13-4)

Game information

Date: Sunday, January 13, 2019

Kickoff: 11:05 a.m. Arizona time

Location: Gillette Stadium, Foxboro MA


TV: CBS, with Jim Nantz (play-by-play), Tony Romo (color commentary), Tracy Wolfson (sideline) and Jay Feely (sideline)

Online streaming: CBS All Access, Yahoo! Sports App, Fubo.TV, NFL Game Pass (international viewers)

National radio: Westwood One, with Ian Eagle (play-by-play), Tony Boselli (color commentary), Hub Arkush (sideline)

Online radio: TuneIn


Line: Patriots -4.5

Over/Under: 47.5

This is one of those games where you feel like there's no question. It's Tom Brady, it's the Patriots.

The Chargers are different this year... Right?

They have a defense, they have a running game. They have plenty of people that can take the pressure off of Philip Rivers.

However, you'll never get me to bet against Tom Brady in the playoffs at home.

Patriots 23 Chargers 21