Thursday’s Den: NFC teams’ playoff trends……

Cardinals:
— 6-8 in playoffs in Super Bowl era; three of the wins were in ’08.
— Seven of the eight losses were by 11+ points; they lost 27-23 to Steelers in ’08 Super Bowl.
— won all four of their home playoff games.
— Haven’t made the playoffs since 2015.

Falcons:
— 10-14 in playoffs; 6-2 at home. 4-10 on road.
— Lost ’98 Super Bowl 34-19 vs Denver/Elway
— Lost ’16 Super Bowl 34-28 to New England/Brady
— Missed playoffs the last two seasons.

Panthers:
— 9-8 in playoffs; 5-2 at home, 4-4 on road.
— Lost ’03 Super Bowl 32-29 to New England/Brady
— Lost ’15 Super Bowl 24-10 to Denver/Manning
— Missed playoffs the last two seasons.

Bears:
— Haven’t played a road playoff game since 1994
— Played only one playoff game the last nine years.
— 11-14 in playoffs; 7-8 at home, 3-5 on road.
— Outscored opponents 91-10 in their three playoff wins in ’85.

Cowboys:
— Since 1998, they’re 3-9 in playoff games.
— Lost last eight road playoff games.
— Last road playoff win: 1992, 30-20 at San Francisco.
— Won 17 of last 21 home playoff games.

Lions:
— Won three titles in 50’s, before Super Bowl existed.
— In Super Bowl era (54 years), they’re 1-12 in playoff games.
— Last home playoff game was in 1993.
— Last playoff win: 1991, 38-6 over Dallas

Packers:
— Bart Starr: 9-1 in playoffs (won last 9)
— Brett Favre: 12-10
— Aaron Rodgers: 10-8
— Everyone else: 1-2
— Last made Super Bowl in 2010
— 6-5 in last 11 home playoff games.

Rams:
— 1-3 in Super Bowls; lead changed hands in 4th quarter all four games.
— Missed playoffs 12 years in row before Sean McVay came to LA.
— Missed playoffs nine years in row before Kurt Warner became the QB.
— 18-22 in playoffs: 9-6 at home, 8-13 on road.

Vikings:
— 0-4 in Super Bowls; last one was after 1976 season.
— 5-6 in last 11 home playoff games.
— Made playoffs three of last five years.
— Last 16 years, have had 11 different #1 quarterbacks.

Saints:
— Last three years, got KO’d from playoffs on last play of game.
— Since 2010, are 4-6 in playoff games.
— Won seven of last nine home playoff games.
— Didn’t get their first playoff win until 2000.

Giants:
— Eli Manning was 8-4 in playoffs: 1-2 home, 5-2 road, 2-0 Super Bowl
— Made playoffs twice in last 11 years
— Won five of last six road playoff games.
— Haven’t made playoffs since 2016.

Eagles:
— Won NFL title in 1960; didn’t make playoffs again until ’78.
— 13-8 in home playoff games, 5-12 on road.
— Since ’78, longest playoff drought is only six years.
— Lost two of three Super Bowl appearances.

49ers:
— Won five Super Bowls from 1981-94.
— 12-9 in playoffs since ‘94, 0-2 in Super Bowls.
— Won 21 of last 27 home playoff games.
— Kyle Shanahan was OC in Atlanta when they blew a 28-3 lead in the Super Bowl; his team blew a 20-10 4th quarter lead in LY’s Super Bowl.

Seahawks:
— 9-6 in playoffs with Russell Wilson
— Were 8-11 in playoffs before Wilson got there.
— Made playoffs seven of last eight years.
— From 1985-2004, were 0-5 in playoff games.

Buccaneers:
— Have six playoff wins in their history.
— Haven’t made playoffs since 2007.
— 0-2 in playoffs since winning ’02 Super Bowl.
— Lost 9-0/11-6 in two NFC title games against the Rams.

Redskins:
— Won three Super Bowls from 1982-91, with three different QB’s.
— Since then, they’re 2-5 in playoff games.
— Last playoff win was after 2005 season.
— 12-3 at home, 4-9 in road playoff games, but lost last two at home. 

Author: Armadillo Sports

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