The New England Patriots had lost two straight games and were in dire need of some momentum with the playoffs on the horizon. They found it against one of the worst teams in the NFL: the 2-13 Jacksonville Jaguars visited Gillette Stadium in Week 17.
The Patriots were the clear favorites heading into the game, and they lived up to the pregame expectations. New England dominated its opponent from start to finish, winning with final score of 50-10.
The blowout win over Jacksonville improved the Patriots’ record to 10-6 on the year, and allowed them to qualify for the playoffs. With the Miami Dolphins losing to the Tennessee Titans, New England’s spot among the too seven teams in the AFC is now officially set in stone.
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