New England Patriots Win AFC Championship 20-24

FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 21: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates after winning the AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Gillette Stadium on January 21, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

FOXBOROUGH, MA (WBZ-AM/AP) -- The New England Patriots have won the AFC Championship and are heading to Superbowl LII.

They won against The Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in a nail-biting finish.

After trailing by 10 points early in the fourth quarter, the Patriots cut it to three on Tom Brady's 9-yard pass to Danny Amendola and then went ahead on a 4-yard throw to Amendola in the back of the end zone with just under 3 minutes left. Amendola also had a 20-yard punt return that allowed New England to start the go-ahead drive at the Jaguars' 30.

Then, Dion Lewis blocked and gained 18-yards of valuable real estate on the field.

The Patriots have won the last three playoff games they've trailed by double-digits in, including a 25-point deficit they erased in last year's Super Bowl.

Stay with WBZ NewsRadio1030 as this story develops.

The Associated Press Contributed to this report.



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