New England Patriots Top Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in AFC Championship

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Central (3:05 p.m. Eastern).

Late in the third, the Jaguars dug into their bag of tricks, but even after the Patriots recognized the flea flicker Blake Bortles still managed to make it work.

The New England Patriots did it again.

The Patriots stumbled out of the gate at home while the Jaguars came out firing.

The week started with a little trash talk from the underdog. That's down from a 9-point spread earlier in the week, before news of Brady's hand circulated.

How can you tune in to Sunday's AFC Championship matchup between Jacksonville and New England?

The Jaguars are one of only four teams to not appear in a Super Bowl - Cleveland, Detroit and Houston. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday was a little scary.

Reports of Brady's injured right hand were largely exaggerated as the five-time Super Bowl champion completed 26 of his 38 pass attempts for 290 yards and two touchdowns.

"Well, I said, 'We'll see, ' " Brady told the crowd, referring to terse comments he'd made at his press conference Friday when asked if the injury would affect him. Having Tom Brady and Bill Belechick can't hurt either. Lewis ran 20 yards but Jack stripped the ball out of Lewis' hands to reverse the momentum. The Patriots are looking like their usual well-oiled selves, as their 35-14 win over the Titans felt easy.

Jacksonville, a touchdown underdog, came out fighting. The LSU product rushed for more than 1,000 yards and nine touchdowns this season.

On the ensuing drive, the Jaguars' defense was able to put pressure on Brady and held the Patriots to a three-and-out.

Jaguars defensive end Calais Campbell said their respect for Brady is high.

However, it's not a surprise in the slightest that he's playing today.

But there have been several comparisons between this Jacksonville team and the 2013 Seahawks defense. That's the result of a new Verizon-NFL deal; Verizon subscribers can also stream the game on Verizon's Go90 app and the NFL's own mobile app. "They say you have to beat the best to be the best, so I can't wait to get out there and try". He is the only rookie in National Football League history with 100-plus yards rushing and three or more rushing TDs in postseason games. It was his most productive game in three months. But just for you guys here: it was a pretty good cut. Brady is hoping to win his sixth Super Bowl in two weeks.

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