The conference championship games is the last true football weekend of the season. Yes, they do play football in the Super Bowl, but there is more hype, entertainment and analysis, than actual football played. Plus, the Super Bowl is always played on a neutral site, so that takes away certain elements such as crowd noise and home field advantage out of the equation. So the conference championship games are what’s left for actual football. With that in mind, here are the top 10 AFC Championship games of all time.
January 1, 1978: Denver 20 Oakland 17
Two bitter rivals. A Super Bowl berth on the line. The Broncos were looking for their first Super Bowl appearance. The Raiders were looking to repeat as Super Bowl champions. The game had a little bit of everything. Including controversy. In the third quarter, the Broncos were ahead 7-3 and had a first and…
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