Patriots were efficient on offense. Dominating on defense. And they embarrassed the Chargers' special teams.
And then we got a little curveball when Jarrett Stidham entered in garbage time and threw three passes on four plays, including a TD.
Game: Patriots (5-6) at Cardinals (3-8), 4:25 p.m.
Location: SoFi Stadium, Los Angeles. TV: FOX — Kevin Harlan (play-by-play), Trent Green (color), MelanieCollins(sidelines). Radio: 98.5-FM The SportsHub in Boston with BobSocci (play-by-play) and Scott Zolak (color).Bedard will be on the postgame show approximately one hour after the game. Online:Gamecenter | Chargers notes | Patriots notes | Flipcard Latest line: Chargers -2, 47 o/u Weather forecast: 73 degrees, very low winds, poor air quality (Stadium is a canopy with open sides).