FOXBORO, Mass. — The Los Angeles Chargers boast two of the most feared pass rushers in all of the NFL, but they seemingly were nonexistent Sunday afternoon at Gillette Stadium.
Despite the forces that are Joey Bosa and Melvin Ingram, the New England Patriots managed to maintain a clean pocket throughout their divisional-round tilt with the Chargers. The lack of pressure from the Bolts allowed Tom Brady to complete 34 of 44 passes for 343 yards with a touchdown in the Patriots’ 41-28 win.
Joey Bosa couldn’t help but tip his cap after the game to Brady, who apparently was able to put aside the tension of a postseason matchup and have a little fun with the Chargers defensive end during the game.
“He did a really good job getting rid of the ball,” Bosa said. “I mean, every single time I won —…