FOXBORO, Mass. — Bang bang.

The New England Patriots looked like they were in a world of hurt entering the fourth quarter of the AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Gillette Stadium.

New England was trailing 20-10 with 12 minutes to play, but the lead quickly was trimmed to three when Tom Brady hit Danny Amendola for a 9-yard touchdown with a little under eight minutes remaining.

After forcing the Jaguars to punt, Amendola took the punt return and raced inside Jaguars territory, eventually being tackled at the 30-yard line.

It took the Patriots a little over two minutes to take the lead, as Brady found Amendola once again, this time from 4 yards out to give the Patriots a 24-20 lead.


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