The Steelers of Pittsburgh The Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1970s The Steelers were the greatest club in the NFL's most competitive decade in the 1970s. The Steelers are the only team in NFL history to win four Super Bowls in a six-year stretch, despite having nine Hall of Fame players as well as a Hall of Fame coach, president, and owner. They also made the playoffs eight out of nine years during that period.
The Redskins of Washington, D.C. The Redskins of Washington, D.C. The 'Skins were one of the original AFL teams and played in their first game on October 8, 1947, losing to the New York Yankees 14-7 at Griffith Stadium in Cleveland. The Redskins finished with a record of 3-11 that season and didn't qualify for the playoffs until they had won at least 10 games five times in the next six seasons. They never had more than 9 wins in any season during this period.
The Cowboys of Dallas The Cowboys of Dallas The Dallas Cowboys have been one of the most successful franchises in American sports history. Formed after the NFL's original three teams moved to new cities, The Cowboys became the first modern-day dynasty when they won the NFC East title every year from 1977-83, including back-to-back championships in 1980 and 1981. With 33 playoff appearances, The Cowboys are the most active franchise in NFL history.
The Vikings of Minneapolis The Vikings of Minneapolis The Minnesota Vikings are a professional football team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Furthermore, while the Patriots have had the best run of success in NFL history, the 1970s Steelers remain the greatest team of all time, having gone 4-0 in Super Bowl play. The Patriots lost all four games during that period.
In addition to winning more than half their games over an 11-year period, from 1972 to 1983, the Steelers defeated the Cowboys in the first ever Super Bowl and were one victory away from beating the Dolphins in Miami before losing 23-16. The Patriots also have the distinction of being the only other team to win a title in each of its first three seasons. In 1971, they went 9-0 in regular season play and defeated New York 17-14 in the World Football Championship. In 1973, they repeated as champions by outscoring their opponents 243-120 and in 1974, they won their second title with a record of 10-2.
The Patriots are also the only team in NFL history to win three consecutive Super Bowl titles. They accomplished this feat by defeating the Raiders, 49ers and Rams - all three teams who have since replaced themselves as the top dog in New England.
Additionally, the Patriots have the most Super Bowl victories with six. The Steelers have five and the Dallas Cowboys four.
Which NFL club has had the most victories since 1970? Since 1970, the Pittsburgh Steelers have won 486 games, the most in the NFL. They're followed by the Chicago Bears with 243 wins, and the Green Bay Packers with 233 wins.
The last time a team other than the Steelers or Bears lost was in 2016 when the Seattle Seahawks were beaten by the Carolina Panthers 24-14. In fact, no team has won more than three games in a season since 1970. The Steelers are playing in their 24th season without a loss, and they've never finished lower than second place.
In addition to the Steelers, only two other teams have won at least 400 games: the Dallas Cowboys (486) and the San Francisco 49ers (409). Both of these clubs can lay claim to having the best regular season record of any team in NFL history. The Cowboys are also the only team to win the Super Bowl after having a better record than their opposition during the previous season. In 1992, they beat Buffalo Bills who had a 10-4 record before they went up against the Giants, who were 11-3.
There have been other high-scoring games over the years but none have ended in a tie.