NFL: Best Teams That Failed to Make the Postseason (11-Win Teams)
Pretty, pretty rare. That’s how often an NFL team has failed to make the postseason with 11 wins.
More specifically, five times since the playoffs were introduced in 1933 – and only twice since the 16-game schedule was introduced in 1978.
What about a 10-6 record? There must be plenty of teams that failed to make the postseason with that record over the past 36* completed seasons. Even teams that are 9-7 make the postseason here and there. Well, sort of.
According to my source for today’s post, the Pro Football Hall of Fame, just 21 teams won 10 games during this period and missed the playoffs. That averages out to a little more than one team (1.17) every other year.
Now, what about 2014? What is going on out there?
The same, and the opposite, too.
The AFC North’s worst record right now is 6-4. Another six AFC teams have at least that record. The NFC’s chances of producing a 10- or 11-win no-berth team are slimmer, but existent.Follow @VinGetz
|2.||Green Bay Packers||1963||11-2-1|
|5.||New England Patriots||2008||11-5|
Posted on November 17, 2014, in NFL Football and tagged 11 wins, denver broncos, failed, football, List, make, most wins, new england patriots, nfl, no playoffs, no postseason, teams. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.