BOSTON (CBS) – One of the first people on the field to congratulate Tom Brady after the Patriots won the AFC championship Sunday was referee Clete Blakeman.
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The gesture did not go un-noticed on social media or in the New York Post, which made a point to mention the Patriots only had one penalty in the game, while Jacksonville had six.
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The Patriots will play the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl 52 February 4 in Minnesota.