Patriots Hold Off Chargers 21-13 for 4th Straight Win

Joey Bosa

That all changed in the second frame, a quarter in which the Patriots scored 15 points.

The Patriots will take their bye week next week before traveling to Denver on November 12.

Tom Brady (he's 40, you know) had a solid game aside from his offense's troubles in the red zone, completing 32 of his 47 passes for 333 yards, while nimbly avoiding Chargers pressure the bulk of the contest.

Against the Patriots on Sunday, Benjamin pulled off what might just be the worst punt return in National Football League history.




If dropping the return at his own 11-yard line wasn't enough, Benjamin picked up the bouncing ball and ran backwards into the end zone.

New England had a chance to further extend the lead to 21-7, but Gostkowski missed a 43-yard field goal.

The Patriots weathered a last-minute drive from Phillip Rivers to walk away with a 21-13 win over the Chargers and ending LA's three-game winning streak. However, the Chargers would fail to convert a two-point conversion, giving the Patriots a five-point lead, 18-13.

In the second quarter, Benjamin fielded a punt, but bobbled the ball as he caught it. Curiously, especially given the weather conditions, Los Angeles made a decision to attempt a 51-yard field goal. Rivers' desparation pass was intercepted on the 1-yard line by Jonathan Jones to seal the win.

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