Wednesday’s Den: Playoff trends for AFC teams

Ravens:
— Since moving from Cleveland, Ravens are 15-10 in the playoffs.
— In their two Super Bowl years, only two of their eight playoff wins were at home.
— Last playoff win was in 2014.
— Ravens are only 3-4 in home playoff games.

Bills:
— Lost their last six playoff games.
— Won AFC four years in row (1990-93); 7 of their 9 playoff wins were at home.
— Their last playoff win? 37-22 over Miami, in ’95.

Bengals:
— 5-14 all-time in playoff games, 0-7 on road.
— Lost two Super Bowls, both to 49ers; 26-21/20-16
— Are 0-12 in playoff games when they score less than 21 points.
— Last playoff win was in 1990.

Browns:
— Lost 36-33 at Pittsburgh in 2002, their only playoff game since they started up the franchise again. Old Browns are now the Ravens.
— Browns led 17-7 at half behind QB Kelly Holcomb, who threw for 429 yards.
— Butch Davis was Cleveland’s coach; Tommy Maddox was Pitt’s QB.

Broncos:
— Elway was 14-7 in playoffs: Manning 5-3 with Denver
— Won 17 of 22 home playoff games.
— Lost last four road playoff games.
— haven’t been in playoffs since 2015.

Texans:
— Are 4-6 in playoffs; 4-2 at home, 0-4 on road.
— All four road losses were 7+ points.
— Made playoffs four of last five years.

Colts:
— Won two Super Bowls, 36 years apart.
— From 1972-94, went 0-4 in playoff games.
— Manning was 9-10 in playoff games, 6-4 at home.
— Luck was 4-4 in playoff games, 2-0 at home.

Jaguars:
— 7-7 in playoff games, 3-1 at home.
— Only home loss was AFC title game in 1999.
— Have made playoffs only once since 2007.

Chiefs:
— Won two Super Bowls, 50 years apart.
— From 1994-2017, were 0-7 in playoff games.
— Since 1970, are 2-8 in road playoff games.
— Scored 39 ppg in three playoff wins last year.

Raiders:
— Are 0-1 in playoff games since losing Super Bowl 17 years ago.
— From 1966-83, went 19-10 in playoff games.
— Since 1984, they’re 6-9 in playoff games.
— Their last road playoff win? 1980, in San Diego.

Chargers:
— Haven’t played a home playoff game since 2009.
— 9-4 in first playoff game of a season.
— 11-13 overall in playoffs: 5-5 at home, 6-7 on road.
— Lost only Super Bowl 49-26 to 49ers in 1994

Dolphins:
— Since 2001, Miami is 0-3 in playoff games.
— Their last Super Bowl was 1984, Dan Marino’s second season.
— Were outscored 101-24 in last four playoff games.
— Won consecutive Super Bowls, in 1972-73.

Patriots:
— 6-5 in Super Bowls, 6-3 under Belichick
— 30-11 in playoffs with Brady, 4-4 in true road games.
— 24 of 32 non-Super Bowl playoff games with Brady were played in Foxboro.
— Won 20 of last 24 home playoff games.

Jets:
— Were last in playoffs in 2010.
— Beat Colts 41-0 in last home playoff game, in 2002. 
— Their last ten playoff games were all on the road.
— Overall, are 4-3 in home playoff games, 7-10 on road.

Steelers:
— Won four Super Bowls in six years in the 70’s.
— Three different head coaches have won Super Bowl with Steelers.
— Won five of their last six home playoff games.
— 20-10 in first playoff game of a season.

Titans:
— Won first two AFL titles, when they were the Houston Oilers.
— Lost 40-7/56-7 to Oakland in first two playoff games of Super Bowl era.
— Haven’t played a home playoff game since 2008.
— Won five of last nine road playoff games. 

Author: Armadillo Sports

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