Ben Roethlisberger Gives Pittsburgh Steelers the Edge Over New York Jets

January 20, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Just a few days away from the AFC Championship Game between the New York Jets and Pittsburgh Steelers, I find myself calm, relaxed and confident about the Steelers' chances this Sunday.
Of course, Jets fans will say that I'm just biased and that I shouldn't sleep on the Jets, but I believe I have good reasons.
I could tell you that my confidence comes from the Steelers being at home for this game or that I believe they'll win because the game is being played on Myron Cope's birthday, but that's not the reason.
The reason I expect a victory for the black and gold this Sunday is mostly due to the quarterbacks of each team.
On one hand you have a young, second-year, wildly inconsistent quarterback playing on the road in a hostile environment in Mark Sanchez. 
Last year, as a rookie, Sanchez threw just 12 touchdowns and 20 interceptions with a QB rating of 63. Yet the Jets went 9-7 and made the playoffs. Sanchez and the Jets then won two road playoff...

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