The Jacksonville Jaguars clinched the AFC Championship game and will play against the Patriots in next weekend as an underdog again after beat the Steelers by 45 – 42 in AFC Divisional Round. Home field advantage does not work for the Steelers against the Jaguars. The Jacksonville Jaguars as an underdog team for 10 years, the last positive playoff memory for the Jaguars was a win against the Steelers on a snowy day at Heinz Field in Jan. 2008.
“We’ve evolved since then. They have evolved a lot since then,” Steelers coach Mike Tomlin told reporters this week of the loss to the Jaguars. “I am sure that they are as different as we are since the last time we’ve seen them.”
The Jacksonville Jaguars and New England Patriots are the only two teams with winning records at Heinz Field since Ben Roethlisberger was drafted.
Former UCLA running back Myles Jack showed off his offensive chops with a toe-tapping interception that led to six early Jacksonville points.
Jacksonville was flagged for taunting on this key fumble-six, and it was totally worth it.
The Jaguars put the final nail in Pittsburgh’s coffin with the rare fullback touchdown.
Ben Roethlisberger’s veteran wherewithal nearly gave the Steelers’ comeback some solid ground.
AFC Conference schedule is already set. The Jacksonville Jaguars are eliminating the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night by 45-42 and will be playing in their AFC Championship game next Sunday at Gillette Stadium.