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NFL Playoff Schedule: AFC Championship Game Headed To Pittsburgh

The AFC Championship Game is set and it will return to the Steel City. Next Sunday's NFL Playoff Schedule was completed tonight when the New York Jets beat the New England Patriots 28-21 to advance to the AFC Championship Game against the Steelers in Pittsburgh.

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The game will be the late game next Sunday, scheduled to start at 6:00PM et from Heinz Field in Pittsburgh and will be seen on CBS. The Jets already beat the Steelers in Pittsburgh December 19th when Gang Green won 22-17. That game was tied at 17 before the Jets notched a safety and field goal in the 4th quarter.

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The Green Bay Packers will meet the Chicago Bears in the NFC Championship Game earlier in the day.

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Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.