Today’s Sports Stat: December 16, 2017
With their overtime win over the Cleveland Browns last weekend, the Green Bay Packers won their third OT time of the year. In doing so, they broke the team record for most OT wins in a season, two, which they accomplished in 1983 and 2000. In addition, they became the 11th team in NFL history to win three overtime games in one season. The 2011 Arizona Cardinals hold the league record for most OT wins in a season with four.
Here are the teams that have won three or more overtime games in an NFL campaign.
1995: Kansas City
2001: San Francisco
2002: San Diego
2011: Arizona (4 wins), Denver
2017: Green Bay
Of the 1o teams that won three OT games in a season prior to 2017, only one, the 2010 Redskins, finished the season under .500; they were 6-10 that year. The other nine teams either finished at .500 (8-8) or above .500.
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