Due to finishing the regular season with an 11-5 record, the AFC East champion New England Patriots have earned the second playoff seed in their conference and a first-round bye. Now, after defeating the Los Angeles Chargers in the divisional round, the Patriots will have to travel to the top-seeded Kansas City Chiefs with a Super Bowl berth on the line.
The matchup between the Patriots and the Chiefs — a rematch of a week six game New England won 43-40 — projects to be a highly contested affair, with both teams fielding explosive offenses and defenses capable of making game-changing plays. And even though Kansas City is favored heading into the contest, the game is expected to be a close one.
In this story stream, we will compile everything you need to know about the game: from pregame breakdowns, to news, to film analysis — Pats Pulpit has you covered. Welcome to the 2019 AFC Championship Game!