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Patriots 24, Chargers 21

Chargers wide receiver Greg Camarillo brings down Patriots cornerback Ellis Hobbs on a punt return. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Chargers LaDainian Tomlinson brekas away from four Patriot palyers for a huge gain. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Patriots Wide receiver Reche Caldwell is congratulated by teammate Matt Light after scoring a touchdown against the Chargers in the fourth quarter. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Chargers tight end Antonio Gates is tripped up by Patriots defensive back Chad Scott. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Chargers running back LaDaininan Tomlinson breaks through a tackle by Patriots defensive back Artrell Hawkins. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Chargers quaterback Phillip Rivers loses the ball after being tackled by Patriots Mike Vrabel. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Chargers defenders Derreck Robinson, left, Shawne Merriman and Donnie Edwards sack Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in the fourth quarter. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Patriots wide receiver Jabar Gaffney gets past Chargers strong safety Terrence Kiel. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Chargers wide receiver Eric Parker snags a Philip Rivers pass against Patriots cornerback Ellis Hobbs in the first half. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson gets past Patriots linebacker Larry Izzo to score a touchdown. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Chargers head coach Marty Schottenheimer encourages quarterback Philip Rivers in the second quarter. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Patriots Rosevelt Colvin gets hit in the face by Chargers LaDanian Tomlinson after making an interception. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski kicks a 31-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to seal the playoff victory for New England. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Patriots place kicker Stephen Gostkowski, center, raises his arm after making the game winning field goal. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Chargers tackle Shande Olivea reacts to a missed field goal by Chargers kicker Nate Kaeding in the closing seconds. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Chargers LaDainian Tomlinson, center, and Philip Rivers yell at Patriots Ellis Hobbs at the end of the game. (Wally Skalij / LAT)