Steelers and Jets Ready to Rumble for the AFC Title in Pittsburgh


In a shocker, but one that comes to the happiness for Steeler fans, the AFC road to the Super Bowl will now go through Pittsburgh after the Patriots lost at home 28-21 to the New York Jets.

The Jets topped the Steelers 22-17 on December 19th, but the Steelers didn’t have safety Troy Polamalu, and it was the only loss for the Steelers out of their last 8 games if you count the Saturday playoff win over the Ravens 31-24.

The Steelers outgained the Jets 378 to 276 in the game, and led at two different times 10-7 and 17-10. The Jets got a big safety with 2:38 to go from Jason Taylor to make it 22-17, but the Steelers marched all the way down the field, but a pass intended to Matt Spaeth was incomplete in the end zone.

Now the Steelers get a shot at revenge. They open as 3-point favorites to beat the Jets and make it to Super Bowl XLV in Dallas.

“Maybe everybody else never believed, but we believed,” Jets coach Rex Ryan said. “We’re moving on. Same old Jets, back to the AFC championship. The only difference is this time we plan on winning.”

Not if the black and gold has anything to say about it.


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4 Responses to “Steelers and Jets Ready to Rumble for the AFC Title in Pittsburgh”

  1. Peter says:

    Brady had a bad day, that’s all… How quickly the Jets forget 45 – 3.

    We all know Brady is one of most accurate passers in the NLF, but not the toughest… So, let’s see how the Jets plan on shaking up Big Ben.

    Go Steelers!

  2. Jack Steel says:

    Let the trash talk begin! Jets are beating wus teams and acting like tough guys, I can’t wait until they arrive to get the beating they deserve!

  3. Jonny says:

    who cares about 45-3 now. Jets got their revenge in a bigger game than that reg season game. Pats are going home buddy. Accept that the jets played a better game in every aspect.

    Steelers game is gonna be tough but not impossible. It should be a fun one to watch

  4. Texas Steeler says:

    It will be a great game. Steelers are coming to my home, and will win their 7th Super Bowl. Here we go Steelers.