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7 Longest Streaks Without a Playoff Win in NFL

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Longest streaks without a playoff win in NFL history, according to STATS LLC.

  1. 50 years, Chicago/St. Louis/Phoenix/Arizona Cardinals (1948-97)
  2. 37 years, Pittsburgh Pirates/Steelers (1933-71)
  3. 33 years, New Orleans Saints (1967-99)
  4. 33 years, Detroit Lions (1958-90)
  5. 28 years, Washington Redskins (1944-71)
  6. 23 years, Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts (1972-94)
  7. 23 years, Cincinnati Bengals (1991-2013)

Teams with opening-round losses in three consecutive seasons, tying NFL record.

  • 2011-13 Cincinnati Bengals
  • 1993-95 Detroit Lions
  • 1992-94 Minnesota Vikings
  • 1990-92 New Orleans Saints
  • 1988-90 Philadelphia Eagles
  • 1985-87 San Francisco 49ers
  • 1975-77 Baltimore Colts
  • 1961-63 New York Giants
  • 1951-53 Cleveland Browns

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