The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the New York Jets by a final score of 24-19 in the AFC Championship game Sunday night.
All was eerily quiet from the New York Jets press room this week leading up to the game as opposed to the normal banter to be expected from Jets’ head coach Rex Ryan in his weekly press conference. The love fest between the two coaches and teams, for that matter, was striking.
The game, however, was certainly no love fest, as the Steelers jumped out to a 24-point lead in the first half, dominating the Jets offense with a spectacular defensive performance and a running game that looked reminiscent of Steelers teams of the past.
The 24-point lead evaporated as the Steelers failed to score another point in the game, and with the lead so gave way the good to some bad, if not ugly play by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Without further ado, “The Good, Bad, and Ugly,” AFC Championship style…