They're Back: Brady, Patriots Win AFC Title Over Steelers

That trend continued Sunday evening with an offensive onslaught from Tom Brady and the Patriots offense. Tom Brady and the New England Patriots faced Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers for not just the AFC Championship, but for the last spot in the National Football League title game! The Patriots seemingly change wideouts, running backs, and defensive stars and just keep winning.

Tom Brady is a machine. It is a model emulated when Robert Kraft bought the Patriots in 1994 and six years later hired Belichick, who has nurtured a "Patriots Way" that has helped bring four Lombardi trophies to New England.

If you are on that end of the stick, you are probably starting a two-week run of turning into the world's biggest Atlanta Falcons fan!

Tom Brady may not have Gronk but that hasn't mattered.

Ryan can't get much better than he was this season, throwing for 4,944 yards with 38 touchdowns and seven interceptions and leading the Falcons to the Super Bowl for the first time in his nine-year career.

The last meeting took place back in 2013 in the Georgia Dome down in Atlanta and was a barn burner.

After beginning the 2016 season suspended for four games for his role in the "Deflategate" scandal, the New England quarterback relentlessly carried the Patriots to an unprecedented ninth appearance in the title game, and his seventh. Or any. Hogan, playing in his first conference championship, and Julian Edelman combined for 298 yards receiving with three touchdowns (two for Hogan) during the Patriots' 36-17 win in the AFC Championship game.

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"We'll see if we can write the flawless ending in a couple of weeks". He threw for more than 300 yards for the 11th time in a postseason game, the most all-time.

- Bill Belichick can set the record for Super Bowl wins by a head coach if New England beats Atlanta.

Brady, whose Patriots face the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl on February 5, said in a radio interview on Monday that he doesn't know why everybody make such a big deal about his friendship with Trump that stretches back several years.

The evening game started with the Patriots driving down the field on their opening possession, but had to settle for a 31-yard field goal. And yet, he is the probably the best quarterback New England have faced since their home defeat to Seattle in week 10.

But that was about as good as things got for the Steelers - Brady found Hogan again on an incredible flea-flicker touchdown to stretch the Patriots' lead, before Pittsburgh were then denied a second score of their own. The over/under number is now 58. Big Ben missed that game because of knee surgery.

Westgate Super Book oddsmaker Jeff Sherman said the Super Bowl handle might have gone even higher had Green Bay made the title game.


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