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Video: Referees Overturn Julian Edelman Fumble In Controversial Fashion

New England Patriots receiver julian edelman during the afc championship game against the Kansas City Chiefs in 2019.

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - JANUARY 20: Julian Edelman #11 of the New England Patriots gestures in the first half against the Kansas City Chiefs during the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium on January 20, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The Los Angeles Rams-New Orleans Saints NFC Championship Game ended with some major officiating controversy and, unsurprisingly, we have more officiating controversy in the AFC Championship Game.

New England Patriots' wide receiver Julian Edelman muffed a punt return, which was then recovered by the Kansas City Chiefs.

Edelman was adamant on the field that he didn't touch the punt, which bounced for several yards before appearing to get touched by the Patriots' wide receiver.

The play was reviewed by the referees, who looked at the play - and its many replay angles - for several minutes.

The play ended up getting overturned by the referees, as the many replay angles appeared to show no contact with Edelman's finger tips and the football. The Patriots didn't have the ball for long, though. New England threw an interception on its ensuing offensive possession. As fate would have it, the interception came off an Edelman tipped pass.

The Chiefs scored a touchdown a couple of plays later, taking a 21-17 lead over the Patriots late in the fourth quarter.

The winner of this game moves on to the Super Bowl, where it'll play the Los Angeles Rams at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

The Chiefs-Patriots finish is on CBS.