New England Patriots: 5 defensive players to watch vs L.A. Chargers

Julian Edelman shares'Beat L.A. hype video on Instagram

Julian Edelman shares'Beat L.A. hype video on Instagram

The Patriots purposely placed a thermometer where the Chargers would have to see it to remind them they aren't in California anymore.

The temperature at Gillette Stadium is expected to be 25 degrees at kickoff.

New England enters Sunday's divisional round matchup seeking its 10th-straight home playoff victory.

In a typical season, this would be a lock for the Patriots.

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Holding their own through the last part of the 2018 National Football League season, the New England Patriots are an underrated bunch who must step up to prove they can get it down against a savvy veteran quarterback with some explosive offensive weapons.

Los Angeles has proven to be a team of road warriors, and is playing at their best all season, coming off one of their most dominant defensive performances against the Ravens. With him out, Adrian Clayborn is active after being a healthy scratch the final two weeks of the regular season.

The New England Patriots need these five defensive players to step up to advance past the Los Angeles Chargers in the AFC Divisional Round. New England's pass defense and pass rush aren't all that great either, so Philip Rivers and his receivers should be able to make plays.

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