Video: Blount Runs Patriots To AFC Championship

 LeGarrette Blount #29 of the New England Patriots runs a 73 yard touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Indianapolis Colts during the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 11, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

With the Indianapolis Colts and Andrew Luck in town after a miracle comeback last week, how would the New England Patriots defeat them? Tom Brady's arm? An encore from LeGarrette Blount? Good defense?

If you chose encore from Blount, you'd be correct.

Behind 166 rushing yards and four touchdowns from Blount, the Patriots beat the Colts 43-22 at Gillette Stadium on Saturday night to advance to AFC Championship Game next Sunday.

The Patriots will face the winner of Sunday's San Diego Chargers/Denver Broncos game. If the Chargers win, the Patriots will host the game. If the Broncos win, the Patriots will head to Denver.

Stevan Ridley added 52 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Brady was 13-of-25 for 198 yards.

It's the first win for the Patriots without a Brady touchdown pass since 2001 when they beat the Colts 38-17.


Game Recap: Patriots 43, Colts 22

Gamebook: Colts vs. Patriots

Game Notes: Colts vs. Patriots

Bill Belichick Postgame Press Conference Transcript

Tom Brady Postgame Press Conference Transcript

Rob Ninkovich Postgame Press Conference Transcript

Logan Mankins Postgame Press Conference Transcript

Patriots Postgame Quotes – 1/11/2014

Colts Postgame Quotes – 1/11/2014

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