The New York Jets have advanced to the AFC Championship, for the second consecutive year, after defeating the New England Patriots, 28-21, in an AFC Divisional playoff game, on Sunday. the Associated Press, courtesy of espn.com, has the story, below.

Jerricho Cotchery #89, Braylon Edwards #17 and Santonio Holmes #10 of the New York Jets celebrate their 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.

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So the Jets weren't all (trash) talk after all.

Now Rex Ryan's rowdy bunch is headed to its second straight AFC championship game after New York backed up its coach's boasts with a 28-21 win Sunday over the Patriots -- the team that had the best record in the NFL.

Mark Sanchez threw three touchdown passes and Tom Brady was sacked five times in the most-hyped of the weekend's four postseason games following a week of verbal potshots from both teams.

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