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NFL Playoff Facts and Records

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Check out Kidzworld's look at NFL playoff facts, records and trivia.
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The 2005 NFL playoffs are kicking off. From the biggest comebacks to the coldest games, check out these NFL fun facts and records.

NFL Playoff Records - Winners and Losers

  • The most successful NFL team in the playoffs is the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys have appeared in more Super Bowls (8) than any other team and are tied with the San Francisco 49ers for most Super Bowl wins with five. Dallas has also made the playoffs more than any other team.
  • The Buffalo Bills have choked in the big game a record four times. The Bills lost four Super Bowls in a row between 1991 and 1994. They came painfully close to winning in 1991 but the team's kicker missed a last second field goal that would've given the Bills their first Super Bowl.

    NFL Playoff Records - Greatest Comeback

    The greatest comeback in NFL playoff history happened in a 1993 wildcard playoff game between the Buffalo Bills and the Houston Oilers. The Bills trailed the Oilers 35-3 in the third quarter before scoring five straight touchdowns and eventually winning in overtime 41-38.

    NFL Playoff Records - Coldest Game

    One of the coldest game in NFL playoff history was the famous Ice Bowl between the Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers on New Year's Eve, 1967. The temperature at Green Bay's Lambeau Field was -13� F with a wind chill of -40� F! Green Bay won the game 21-17 with a touchdown in the final minute. The temperature was so cold that referees wore three pairs of gloves and three pairs of socks. The refs even had to shout for a stoppage in play because they were afraid their lips might freeze to the cold metal of their whistles!

    NFL Playoff Records - Biggest Butt Kicking

    The biggest butt kicking in NFL playoff history was the Chicago Bear's 73-0 trouncing of the Washington Redskins in 1940.

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