The New England Patriots (13-4) topped the Indianapolis Colts (12-6) 43-22 tonight in Foxborough, earning the right to face the winner of tomorrow's Denver/San Diego game, in next weekend's AFC Championship.

A fairly close game was blown wide open when the Patriots outscored the Colts 14-0 in the fourth quarter. In the previous three playoff meetings between the Patriots and Colts, the home team had won, and eventually went on to win the Super Bowl.

So far so good for Pats fans.