Patriots beat the Steelers in the AFC title game 36-17

Andres Fuentes

Quarterback Tom Brady and the New England Patriots defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers in the American Football Conference Championship 36-17.

With this win, Brady will now appear in Super Bowl LI, marking his seventh Superbowl appearance and the ninth appearance for the Patriots franchise.

The Patriots as a whole took down the Steelers. Brady went for 384 yards and 3 touchdowns off of 32 completions.

Chris Hogan also stepped up for the Patriots. Hogan had 9 receptions and 2 touchdowns with a franchise playoff record 180 yards.

Steelers quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger threw for 314 yards but could only produce one touchdown and also had an interception.

The Patriots will move forward to face the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5 in Houston.