AFC Championship 2013 schedule: Ravens-Patriots will be game No. 2 on Sunday

Rob Carr

The New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens will meet with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line.

With both teams coming off impressive victories in the Divisional round, the New England Patriots will host theBaltimore Ravens Sunday at Gillette Stadium in the AFC Championship Game. The winner will advance to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans.

The AFC Championship Game is set to kick off Sunday at 6:30 p.m., and it will be televised on CBS.


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The Patriots and Ravens are meeting in a rematch of their Week 3 showdown, which Baltimore won, 31-30. In that game, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco outplayed Patriots signal-caller Tom Brady, throwing for 382 yards and three touchdowns, compared to Brady's 335 yards and one score. New England took a nine-point lead early in the fourth quarter, but Baltimore battled back, and Justin Tucker kicked a 27-yard game-winning field goal as time expired.

The Patriots defeated the Houston Texans, 41-28, in the second round of the playoffs. Brady threw for 344 yards and three touchdowns, and Wes Welker hauled in eight receptions for 131 yards. Stevan Ridley rushed for 82 yards and a TD on 15 carries.

The Ravens stunned the top-seeded Denver Broncos in their last playoff game. In a back-and-forth contest, Flacco threw a 70-yard touchdown pass to Jacoby Jones with 31 seconds left in regulation to tie the game at 35-35. After aPeyton Manning interception in overtime, Tucker kicked a 47-yard field goal to clinch the upset.

Get caught up on all things Ravens at Baltimore Beatdown.


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