Last playoff win for NFL teams

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Five NFL teams have not had a win in the playoffs since 1995 and beyond. But the interesting thing about these teams is that three of the five teams have winning records after Week 9 of this season and are right in the hunt for making the playoffs and possibly ending their playoff win drought. (Plus the Kansas City Chiefs are tied for first place with a 4-4 record.)

The five teams with the longest drought for a win in the playoffs (and their current record in 2011)

Team (current record)        Last season they won a playoff game

Cincinnati (6-2)                                            1990

Detroit (6-2)                                                  1991

Kansas City (4-4)                                          1993

Cleveland (3-5)                                             1994

Buffalo (5-3)                                                  1995

Here are the remainder of the NFL teams and the last year they won a playoff game. (Note: The Houston Texans franchise began in 2002; they have never won a playoff game)

Last season team(s) won a playoff game

2000: Miami

2002: Oakland, San Francisco, Tampa Bay

2003: Tennessee

2004: Atlanta, St. Louis

2005: Carolina, Denver, Washington

2007: Jacksonville, New England, NY Giants

2008: Philadelphia, San Diego

2009: Dallas, Minnesota, Indianapolis, New Orleans, Arizona

2010: Chicago, Green Bay, Seattle, Pittsburgh, NY Jets, Baltimore


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