2011 NFL Playoffs: Three Reasons the Pittsburgh Steelers win the AFC

January 19, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As we all know by now, the Pittsburgh Steelers will be taking on the New York Jets Sunday evening at Heinz Field to decide the winner of the AFC Championship and which team will represent the AFC in the 2011 Super Bowl.
The stakes couldn't be higher for these two teams as they set to do battle on the gridiron.  Taking a closer look at this game though, I see three main matchups that will decide the winner on Sunday.
Steelers' Rush Defense against Jets' Running Game
It is well known that the New York Jets have one of the best rushing attacks in the league and finished the regular season with the fourth best rushing attack overall, averaging an astonishing 148 yards on the ground per game. 
And not surprisingly, there has not been a huge drop off in the postseason either.
Through the Jets' first two playoff games, they have put up an impressive...

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