Teams ranked by playoff appearances in NFL history (as of 2017-18 playoffs)*

NFL teams ranked by playoff appearances all time 2018 The statistic depicts the National Football League teams ranked by playoff appearances in the league's history (as of 2017-18 playoffs). The Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, and New York Giants have made the most playoff appearances in NFL history.
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Number of playoff appearances
Dallas Cowboys 32
Green Bay Packers 32
New York Giants 32
Pittsburgh Steelers 31
Minnesota Vikings 29
Cleveland Browns 28
Indianapolis Colts 27
Los Angeles Rams 27
San Francisco 49ers 26
Chicago Bears 25
New England Patriots 25
Philadelphia Eagles 25
Washington Redskins 24
Miami Dolphins 23
Denver Broncos 22
Oakland Raiders 22
Tennessee Titans 22
Kansas City Chiefs 20
Los Angeles Chargers 18
Buffalo Bills 17
Detroit Lions 17
Seattle Seahawks 16
Cincinnati Bengals 14
New York Jets 14
Atlanta Falcons 14
New Orleans Saints 11
Arizona Cardinals 10
Baltimore Ravens 10
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10
Carolina Panthers 8
Jacksonville Jaguars 7
Houston Texans 4
Number of playoff appearances
Dallas Cowboys 32
Green Bay Packers 32
New York Giants 32
Pittsburgh Steelers 31
Minnesota Vikings 29
Cleveland Browns 28
Indianapolis Colts 27
Los Angeles Rams 27
San Francisco 49ers 26
Chicago Bears 25
New England Patriots 25
Philadelphia Eagles 25
Washington Redskins 24
Miami Dolphins 23
Denver Broncos 22
Oakland Raiders 22
Tennessee Titans 22
Kansas City Chiefs 20
Los Angeles Chargers 18
Buffalo Bills 17
Detroit Lions 17
Seattle Seahawks 16
Cincinnati Bengals 14
New York Jets 14
Atlanta Falcons 14
New Orleans Saints 11
Arizona Cardinals 10
Baltimore Ravens 10
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10
Carolina Panthers 8
Jacksonville Jaguars 7
Houston Texans 4
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The statistic depicts the National Football League teams ranked by playoff appearances in the league's history (as of 2017-18 playoffs). The Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, and New York Giants have made the most playoff appearances in NFL history.
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Release date
January 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
up to January 2018
Supplementary notes
* Arizona Cardinals: Chicago Cardinals, 1920-1959; St. Louis Cardinals 1960-1987; Phoenix Cardinals, 1988-1993; Arizona Cardinals, 1994-present
Chicago Bears: Decatur Staleys, 1920; Chicago Staleys, 1921; Chicago Bears, 1922-present
Detroit Lions: Portsmouth Spartans, 1930-1933; Detroit Lions, 1934-present
Indianapolis Colts: Baltimore Colts, 1953-1983; Indianapolis Colts, 1984-present
Kansas City Chiefs: Dallas Texans, 1960-1962; Kansas City Chiefs, 1963-present
Los Angeles Rams: Cleveland Rams, 1937-1942, 1944-1945; Suspended operations, 1943; Los Angeles Rams, 1946-1994; St. Louis Rams, 1995-2015
New England Patriots: Boston Patriots, 1960-1970; New England Patriots, 1971-present
New York Jets: New York Titans, 1960-1962; New York Jets, 1963-present
Philadelphia Eagles: Phil-Pitt, 1943
Pittsburgh Steelers: Pittsburgh Pirates, 1933-1939; Pittsburgh Steelers, 1940-present; Phil-Pitt, 1943; Card-Pitt, 1944
San Diego Chargers: Los Angeles Chargers, 1960; San Diego Chargers 1961-present
Tennessee Titans: Houston Oilers, 1960-1996; Tennessee Oilers 1997-1998; Tennessee Titans, 1999-present
Washington Redskins: Boston Braves, 1932; Boston Redskins, 1933-1936; Washington Redskins, 1937-present

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