Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New York Jets: A Pittsburgh Victory?

January 17, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New York Jets have not been to the Super Bowl since 1969, while the Pittsburgh Steelers, just two years ago won the Lombardi Trophy.

The Jets will get their chance to win the AFC title, and move on to the Super Bowl by defeating the Steelers in the upcoming AFC Championship game.

The Steelers, seeking revenge for a 22-17 loss to the Jets in December, pose a major threat to the Jets advancement.

One key to a Steelers victory will be their ability to stop the Jets' running game, forcing the Jets' to beat them with their passing game. Having a running defense rated No. 1 in the regular season, the Steelers have proven to be very effective stopping the run.

Jets' running backs LaDainian Tomlinson and Shonn Greene are effective at gaining needed yards, however, they will be facing a Steelers defense that allowed only 63 yards per game on the ground during the 2010 season.

The Steelers must put pressure on Jets' quarterback Mark Sanchez, forcing him out...

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