Patriots defeat Chiefs 37-31 in AFC Championship, will face Rams in Super Bowl 53

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Monday, January 21, 2019
Kansas City Chiefs running back Damien Williams makes a touchdown reception against New England Patriots outside linebacker Dont'a Hightower during the AFC Championship game.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The New England Patriots have beat the Kansas City Chiefs 37-31 in the AFC Championship game and will face off against the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl 53.

The Patriots have dominated the AFC for nearly two decades, and the coach-quarterback combination of Bill Belichick and Tom Brady played in an eighth consecutive conference title game Sunday night when New England visited the Chiefs at frigid, hostile Arrowhead Stadium.