Last night’s AFC Championship Game between the New England Patriots and the Indianapolis Colts, was the highest-rated program of the season, topping the debut of American Idol. The game (which the Colts won 38-34), featured the biggest comeback of all time in a championship game, led by the Colts’ Peyton Manning. The Bears won earlier in the day in the NFC Championship game, beating the Saints 39-14, putting them in the Super Bowl for the first time since 1986.
The Bears and Colts face off in Super Bowl XLI, from Miami’s Dolphin Stadium, on February 4.
On a side note (and to this African-American, it is worth mentioning), The Bears’ head coach Lovie Smith and the Colts’ Tony Dungy are the first African-American coaches to head to the Super Bowl.