Has a NFL team ever won every game?
Since the National Football League began in 1920, only one team has played a perfect season (both regular season and playoffs): the 1972 Miami Dolphins, who won all fourteen of their regular season games and three postseason games, including Super Bowl VII, to finish the season 17–0–0.
Since 1944, only five teams have had winless seasons in the NFL: the 1960 Dallas Cowboys (0–11–1), the 1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0–14), the 1982 Baltimore Colts (0–8–1) the 2008 Detroit Lions (0–16), and the 2017 Cleveland Browns (0–16).
Has there ever been a 0 16 NFL team? The only three NFL teams in history to lose all their games were the 2017 Cleveland Browns (0-16), the 2008 Detroit Lions (0-16) and the 1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-14).
No, an NFL team has never scored 100 points in a game.
The Raiders beat the Oilers 52-49 on Sunday to clinch their first division title in 25 years. They were led by quarterback Derek Carr who threw for 447 yards and five touchdowns.
The 2007 New England Patriots were the first NFL team to achieve a perfect 16-0 regular season record, and seemed destined to go down as the greatest team ever until their stunning defeat in Super Bowl XLII.
The Eagles are now the 28th team in NFL history to start 8-0. They join a list that includes eight Super Bowl champions and seven Super Bowl runner-ups.
Biggest Blowout in Playoff History (Pre-Super Bowl Era): Chicago Bears 73, Washington 0; Dec. 8, 1940. This was the biggest rout of them all. The 73-point margin still marks the most lopsided game in NFL/AFL history.
Longest Losing Streak: 26 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1976-77)
In their debut year, the Bucs became the first team to go winless in a 14-game season, a feat since passed by the 2008 Detroit Lions and 2017 Cleveland Browns going 0-16. Then, in 1977, the Bucs lost their first 14 games for an astronomical 26 straight defeats.
The 1972 Miami Dolphins are the only team that has ever achieved a perfect, undefeated season. In the last five seasons, the Eagles have experienced highs and lows. In 2017, the Eagles finished the regular season 13-3 and went on to defeat Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII.
It should surprise no one to hear that no NBA team has ever gone 82-0. But that doesn't mean we can't have fun attempting to figure out who the last undefeated team standing will be.
What nickname is written on every NFL football?
As the only official game ball the NFL has ever known, "The Duke" NFL football was named in honor of the game's pioneering legend and NY Giants owner, Wellington Mara.
Twelve current NFL teams have never won a Super Bowl: Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars, Los Angeles Chargers, Minnesota Vikings, and Tennessee Titans.
The 1950 Los Angeles Rams, the best offensive team in NFL history in terms of average points (466 in 12 games, 38.8 PPG), scored 70 points, one of only three teams to ever do so. The following week, they beat the Detroit Lions 65-24, including an NFL record 41 points in one quarter.
On December 8, 1940, the Chicago Bears trounce the Washington Redskins (now known as the Washington Football Team) in the National Football League (NFL) Championship by a score of 73-0, the largest margin of defeat in NFL history.
The lowest possible score is 0-0 and has been achieved 73 times, though the most recent scoreless tie came on Nov. 7, 1943.
A number of scores have never occurred in NFL history. No team has ever scored just a single point.
A conversion safety by the defense is also possible, though highly unlikely; although this has never occurred, it is the only possible way a team could finish with a single point in an American football game.
From 2000 to date, the last undefeated team in every season has failed to win the Super Bowl and only one has been able to take it. That team was the 2006 Indianapolis Colts, who went 9-0 until the Dallas Cowboys beat them 21-14.
The 2007 Patriots won all 16 regular season games to top the table with the most wins in a regular NFL season. They ultimately lost Super Bowl XLII to the New York Giants and finished up with an 18-1 record.
The 1972 Miami Dolphins finished 17-0 and won Super Bowl VII over the Washington Redskins. The '72 Dolphins have remained the only NFL team to complete an entire season undefeated.
Has an NFL team ever scored 69 points?
Two games tie for the third-highest point mark with 69 points. Those came in 1993 when the Cowboys beat the Bills and in 2003 when the Buccaneers beat the Raiders. The highest scoring NFL game ever came in 1966 when the Redskins and Giants combined for 113 points.
The Body Bag Game was a Monday Night Football game that was played on November 12, 1990, between the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins at Veterans Stadium. The Eagles defeated the Redskins, 28–14.
Unlike regular season games, postseason games cannot end in a tie, so the overtime rules change slightly for the playoffs.
The lowest scoring NFL game of all time took place on November 26th 2007 at Heinz Field when the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Miami Dolphins by a score of just 3 to 0.
1. Philadelphia Eagles. The Philadelphia Eagles went all-in this year to win a Super Bowl. Now, arguably the best roster in the NFL is on the doorstep of winning another championship, with Jalen Hurts leading an elite offense and backed by a shutdown defense.
The NFC East is the most successful division in the NFL since the first Super Bowl in 1967. The NFC East has grabbed 21 NFC championships and 13 Super Bowl victories, marking the highest of any division in the league.
NFL Teams with no wins in a season (8 or more games)
Most losses in a single season. Detroit was the first non-expansion team to lose every game in a full season since World War II.
- 1942 - Toronto beats Detroit in the Stanley Cup Final. ...
- 1975 - The New York Islanders beat the Penguins in a quarterfinal series. ...
- 2010 - Philadelphia beats Boston in a quarterfinal series. ...
- 2014 - Los Angeles beats San Jose in a first-round series.
How many times has an NBA team come back from a 3-0 deficit in the playoffs? The unfortunate answer is zero times. While no teams have come back to win after being down 3-0, there are three teams that have rallied to tie up a series 3-3 and went on to lose Game 7.
There is only one team in NFL history to go undefeated, and every NFL fan will know their name. They were the Dolphins.
Who is the coolest mascot in the NFL?
NFL fans' favorite mascot in the league is Rampage of the Los Angeles Rams. Rampage received a rating of 3.88 out of 5, making him the most lovable of the other 29 mascots.
The Dolphins' original logo is one of the most famous in NFL history. The teal, helmet-wearing dolphin in front of the outline of the orange sun made for a great design in its own right.
The Green Bay Acme Packers, founded in 1919 (joined the NFL in 1921, now the Green Bay Packers) is the oldest NFL franchise with continuous operation in the same location. League membership gradually stabilized throughout the 1920s and 1930s as the league adopted progressively more formal organization.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers maintain the lowest regular season win–loss percentage (. 404), holding a 299–442–1 record through 2022. Being the most-recently founded franchise in the NFL, the Houston Texans have recorded the fewest games played (338) and wins (142).
- Houston, TX. Population: 2,228,250 (2021)
- NRG Stadium. Houston, TX. Opened: 2002. Capacity: 72,220.
- The Jaguars and the Carolina Panthers opened in 1993.
- Cleveland Browns opened in 1999.
Has there ever been a 0-0 tie in the NFL? There have been 73 games in pro football history that ended in a 0-0 tie, according to Pro Football Reference. But it's been nearly 80 years since the last one, meaning there's yet to be a scoreless tie in the Super Bowl era.
Played on December 22, 1963, the game took place in the American Football League (AFL), but it was absorbed into official NFL records after the NFL–AFL merger. The Oakland Raiders defeated the Houston Oilers 52–49, combining for a total of 101 points.
In 1983 the Pistons won a triple overtime game, 186–184. That's the highest NBA score for a team. No team has scored 200 points in a game though.
Wilt Chamberlain unsurprisingly holds the record for most points scored in a season with 4,029, which he did back in 1961-62 with the Philadelphia Warriors. Michael Jordan is the only other player to score at least 3,000 in a season, a feat Chamberlain accomplished three times.
Neither team had played in the title game since 1937, when the Redskins won a close game at Chicago's Wrigley Field. For this game in Washington, the Bears entered as slight favorites. The Bears scored eleven touchdowns and won 73–0, the most one-sided victory in NFL history.
What was the lowest scoring NFL game?
The Dallas Cowboys win over the Detroit Lions, 5-0, in January 1970 is the lowest-scoring NFL playoff game ever.
Link Copied! Twelve current NFL teams have never won a Super Bowl: Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars, Los Angeles Chargers, Minnesota Vikings, and Tennessee Titans.
As of 2022, 12 total NFL teams have not won a Super Bowl.
Eight of those franchises have been to the Super Bowl at least once, while the other four have never made an appearance. Plus, five of the 12 teams that have never won a Super Bowl have lost in the big game multiple times.
Packers earn NFL-record 787th victory in franchise history, moving past rival Bears for first time. On the strength of Sunday's 28-19 win over the archrival Chicago Bears, the Green Bay Packers have become the NFL's all-time winningest franchise.
Their NFC North divisional rivals, the Green Bay Packers have recorded the most wins (790) in NFL history. The league's other still-active charter member, the Arizona Cardinals, have recorded the most regular season losses (790), through the end of the 2022 season.
- Single-game sacks: Derrick Thomas — 7. ...
- Consecutive road wins: San Francisco 49ers — 18. ...
- Consecutive road wins: San Francisco 49ers — 18. ...
- Most career Rushing yards and Touchdowns: Emmitt Smith — 18,355 and 164. ...
- Most career Rushing yards and Touchdowns: Emmitt Smith — 18,355 and 164.
Only two founding members, the Decatur Staleys (now the Chicago Bears) and the Chicago Cardinals (now the Arizona Cardinals), are still in the league.
The longest all time Super Bowl drought belongs to the Arizona Cardinals, who also have the longest active drought at 75 seasons.
Who has the longest all time NFL playoff game win drought? The longest all time NFL playoff game win drought belongs to the Arizona Cardinals, who went 50 years without winning a playoff game between 1948 and 1998.
Only four active NFL teams have never appeared in a Super Bowl: Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Houston Texans.
Can the Super Bowl be a tie?
Unlike regular season games, postseason games cannot end in a tie, so the overtime rules change slightly for the playoffs. If the score is still tied at the end of an overtime period — or if the second team's initial possession has not ended — the teams will play another overtime period.
After a Giants' punt, Unitas led the Colts on a 13-play, 80-yard drive that concluded with a touchdown run by Alan Ameche as Baltimore won, 23-17. The showdown, largely due to its impact on professional football's popularity in the years that followed, became known as “The Greatest Game Ever Played.”
Douglas Lee Williams (born August 9, 1955) is an American football executive and former quarterback and coach. Williams is best known for his performance with the Washington Redskins in Super Bowl XXII against the Denver Broncos, making him the first black quarterback to both start and win a Super Bowl.