Steelers Hold On, Defeat Jets, 24-19
The Pittsburgh will take on the Green Bay Packers, in Super Bowl Forty-Five, after hanging on to defeat the New York Jets, 24-19, in the AFC championship game, on Sunday, at Heinz Field, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Associated Press, courtesy of espn.com, has the story, below.
Troy Polamalu #43 of the Pittsburgh Steelers reacts after they stopped the New York Jets on the goal line on the fourth down in the fourth quarter of the 2011 AFC Championship game at Heinz Field on January 23, 2011 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
What started with “Hard Knocks,” ended with hard knocks, too.
For the third time in six seasons, Terrible Towels will twirl at the Super Bowl. The Steelers silenced Rex Ryan’s wild bunch with a fumble return for a touchdown and a goal-line stand in a 24-19 victory for the AFC championship Sunday. They will face Green Bay in Dallas in two weeks.