The Patriots and Chiefs met Sunday night at Gillette Stadium in a game that featured the AFC's last unbeaten team going against the conference's perennial favorite. Offense figured to rule the night and neither side disappointed as the home team eked out a dramatic 43-40 victory as time expired.
NBC Sports Boston says the 43-40 win certainly lived up to its billing.
The Boston Globe wrote about how the dramatic victory just might have saved the Patriots season. The Boston Herald looks at Rob Gronkowski's heroics that bailed the Patriots out late. On the flip side they look at the big plays the defense allowed while coughing up a huge lead. The notebook looks at Stephen Gostkowski's game-winning field goal.
NBC Sports Boston offers five takeaways from the Patriots dramatic victory. They also provide the best and worst from Sunday night's epic showdown. The Boston Sports Journal gives a game report of a wild night against the Chiefs in Foxborough. They also give props to rookie Sony Michel, who showed some strides in his short-yardage ability with a pair of touchdowns.