Category: AFC Championship Game

Tom Brady Says the Loss Against the Ravens Will Take A While to Get Over

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Yesterday's game between Baltimore and New England was a rematch of last year's AFC Championship game. Many things were the same -- the game was at the same location, it was at the same time, the pads were popping as vicious hits were handed out on both sides and the ...

Brendon Ayanbadejo Accepts Blame for “Gimmick” Tweet, Calls Joe Flacco the Best Quarterback in the NFL

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Brendon Ayanbadejo became the most hated man in Boston last week after sending out tweets talking about New England's "gimmick" offense. After he and his teammates shut down that Patriots' offense, shutting them out in the second half on Sunday, the Ravens' linebacker can put all of that behind him ...

Baltimore Ravens Attempt to Leave Revenge Out of their AFC Title Rematch in New England

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

The Baltimore Ravens beat the Denver Broncos and the freezing conditions in Denver Saturday night to set up a bout with the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game. It's a rematch of the same game last year, which the Patriots won 23-20 thanks to some late mishaps for ...

Tom Brady Doesn’t Seem Worried Despite the Loss of Rob Gronkowski

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

The New England Patriots cruised by the Houston Texans and into the AFC Championship Game, but the victory didn't come without a price. Running back Danny Woodhead was hurt but hasn't necessarily been ruled out for this weekend as this post was written, but more importantly the Pats lost stud ...

Matt Birk and Ravens Survive Texans, Gear Up for AFC Championship Clash with New England Patriots

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

It wasn't pretty, and quite frankly, it can be argued that they're lucky to not have been bounced out of the playoffs last Sunday, but the Baltimore Ravens staved off a comeback attempt by the Houston Texans in last weekend's Divisional Round to advance on to the AFC title game ...

Like Father, Like Sons

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Buddy Ryan, one of the most beloved coaches of his time, was never a big fan of the Dallas Cowboys and feuded with them for years when he was coaching the Eagles.  Now that he is retired, Ryan finds himself in an unfamiliar position having to root for Dallas because ...

Steelers Vs. Jets: Hines Ward Willing to Do Whatever it Takes to Help Steelers Advance to Eighth Super Bowl in Franchise History

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Almost there, my friends. Just over two days remain until kickoff in this year's Conference Championship Games. The Packers and Bears will get things started on Sunday afternoon, then it's the Steelers and Jets on early Sunday evening at Heinz Field. The two historic AFC squads met in Week 15, ...

Dennis Byrd Was Worried His Pre-Game Speech Would Flop

Friday, January 21st, 2011

By now, the story is well-known, but just in case you missed it, former New York Jets defensive linemen Dennis Byrd returned to the Jets to give a pre-game speech to the team before last weekend's upset of the New England Patriots. Byrd, who was critically injured and temporarily paralyzed during a ...

Just In Time for the AFC Championship Game, Ryan Clark Is Playing at the Top of His Game

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Playing alongside Troy Polamalu and known as the “other” Steelers safety, Ryan Clark has learned from one of the best and knows what it takes from him for his team to succeed.  Although he was elected to the Pro Bowl as an AFC alternate, last Saturday against the Ravens Clark ...

LaMarr Woodley on Making Mark Sanchez Uncomfortable in the Pocket: “When we get back there we’ve got to hit him hard.”

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

The Pittsburgh Steelers are back in the AFC Championship Game for the third time in six years after beating the rival Baltimore Ravens this past Saturday night. Next up is a home tilt with the brash, loud-mouthed New York Jets, who I wasn't surprised to see tone down the talking ...