Patriots Heading To Denver For AFC Championship Game
The Patriots are one win away from another trip to the Super Bowl. For the third year in a row, the Patriots will be playing in the AFC Championship Game. This time, they head to Denver for what is sure to be another classic Brady vs. Manning matchup. Wes Welker will have a chance to stick it to his old club. Bill Belichick has the chance to prove that Welker's best days are behind him, and that the Danny Amendola experiment was the right choice.
The Patriots showcased their new, ram it down your throat, run game on Saturday night. While it could be tougher for the Patriots to continue the smash mouth football approach (the Broncos' run defense ranked in the top 1/4 of the league during the regular season), Patriots running back Legarrette Blount's job is simple. Keep Mr. Manning on the Broncos bench. Just keep pounding for 3-4 yards...as that clock ticks, and ticks and ticks down to a trip to what could be a frigid Super Bowl...and that elusive 4th ring.
The AFC Championship Game will kickoff at 3pm on Sunday. The game will be broadcast by CBS' Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, and Tracy Wolfson.