As we count down the days until Super Bowl LI, Yahoo Sports is taking a look at the best teams to not win it all. First we’ll dive into a group of contenders that didn’t quite make the cut, and we’ll finish by ranking our top seven picks.
How do you even begin to rank the best NFL teams to not win the Super Bowl? A good place to start is win-loss records.
Or so you’d think.
The first two teams to win 15 or more games in the regular season, the 1984 49ers and the 1985 Bears, both finished the job with convincing championship runs. Five more teams have won at least 15 games since then, and in a curious statistical oddity, none have won the Super Bowl.
Two of those teams are very much in the conversation for No. 1 on this list. (We’ll get to them later this week.) But the other three? They don’t stack up, and here’s why.
The Steelers wereRead More »from Best teams not to win Super Bowl, Part 1: Why recent 15-win club doesn't stack up