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Patriots get past Jaguars, headed to 10th Super Bowl

Cementing his claim as the greatest quarterback of all time, New England quarterback Tom Brady has an opportunity to capture his sixth Super Bowl win.


Kahron Spearman


Love them or hate them, the resilient New England Patriots are headed back to the Super Bowl for the 10th time, after 24-20 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. 

They will face the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4, in Minneapolis. 

Playing with an injured hand, Tom Brady finished 26 of 38 for 290 yards and two touchdowns. He will be looking to stretch his record to six Super Bowl wins. 

Hes one of a kind. Weve seen a lot of clutch players over the history of this league. I was raised to appreciate the history of the game and the great players of this league, and its really hard to find a guy who has been able to help his team the way he has consistently, playing at the level hes playing at -- at 40 years of age. Its Tom Brady.

One critical, possibly conspiratorial note that's already making the social/mainstream media rounds: the Jaguars were penalized six times for 98 total yards, while the Pats were flagged just once for 10 yards, on kickoff holding penalty. 

NFL Research notes that the last time a team was penalized just once was - you guessed it - when the Patriots beat Baltimore in a 2011 playoff game. 

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