Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey held nothing back when speaking to Jacksonville fans after his team’s 45-42 victory over the Steelers in the divisional round.
We goin’ to the Super Bowl, he said. And we gon’ win that bitch.
The Patriots were less enthusiastic after shellacking the Titans 35-14 in their first playoff game of the season. There were no predictions, there was no smack talk and there was no gallivanting.
Jacksonville has scored eight defensive touchdowns this season (including playoffs), the most in the NFL.
Tom Brady threw for 337 yards last week, the most ever by a quarterback in their 40s in a playoff game. He also became the oldest quarterback ever to win a playoff game.
Jacksonville’s Leonard Fournette is just the third rookie in NFL history to rush for three touchdowns in a playoff game, and the first since Ryan Grant for the Packers in 2008.
Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola caught 11 passes for 112 yards last week, both of which are postseason career-highs for him.
Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue is the third defensive lineman since the start of the 2007 season with at least 12 sacks and six forced fumbles in a season.
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The comments section was quickly filled with upset Eagles and Jaguars fans, which caught the attention of the NFL. The post was deleted Friday.
In an email to Geoff Mosher of Fan Rag Sports, an NFL spokesman said the Facebook promo advertising a Vikings-Patriots Super Bowl with Case Keenum and Tom Brady was a regrettable mistake. The league also emphasized that other graphics with the four remaining quarterbacks were also made, but were set to be released on Monday.