New York Jets Prepare To Fly By Pittsburgh's Steel Curtain

Double G Sports@DoubleGSportsCorrespondent IJanuary 19, 2011

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 16:  Braylon Edwards #17 and Santonio Holmes #10 of the New York Jets celebrate on their way to defeating the New England Patriots 28 to 21 victory over the New England Patriots during their 2011 AFC divisional playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 16, 2011 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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The New York Jets had a 28-21 victory over the New England Patriots last week in Foxboro. The Steelers were also able to pull out a tough win, 31-24, against the Ravens because of their spectacular second half.

Now the conference championship between the Jets and the Steelers should be intense.

Last week the Jets could not keep quiet, engaging the Patriots in ferocious trash talk and sending out expletives and threats. However, there is change in their tone this week.

The Jets only seem to have respectful remarks about the Steelers. Are they becoming weak?

I do not think so. A lot of emotions were prompted with the Jets being written off by the Patriots and the blowout handed to them prior to their playoff matchup. A lack of defense and offense acknowledgement may have afflicted the Jets. 

New York has now knocked out the Colts and the Patriots, both with the two exceptional quarterbacks, and knocked the monkey off of its shoulder.

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