Payments followers in all probability do not want a reminder of Buffalo’s final journey to the Tremendous Bowl, and even when they do, they could remorse asking for mentioned reminder.
It has been almost three many years for the reason that Payments final performed within the NFL’s last sport of the season. The early Nineteen Nineties had been filled with Buffalo appearances within the Tremendous Bowl. One downside: The Payments by no means received it, dropping in 4 consecutive years, they usually have not been again since.
That is it. Buffalo by no means made it to the Tremendous Bowl earlier than 1991, and the Payments have not made it again since 1994. The 2020 NFL season, which featured a 13-3 common season for the Payments, presents possibly the most effective probability since ’94 for Buffalo to circle the wagons en path to Tremendous Bowl 55 in Tampa, Florida.
Here is a glance again on the Payments’ Tremendous Bowl historical past — in case you do not like re-living distress, possibly flip again right here.
Payments Tremendous Bowl historical past
When is the final time the Payments went to a Tremendous Bowl?
The final time the Payments performed within the Tremendous Bowl was 1994. It was the final in a string of 4 consecutive journeys to the Tremendous Bowl that started in 1991 (following the 1990 common season). As is comparatively well-known at this level, Buffalo misplaced all 4 of these journeys to the Tremendous Bowl, the one 4 occasions they’ve performed within the huge sport.
|Tremendous Bowl 25||Jan. 27, 1991||Giants||Giants 20, Payments 19||Otis Anderson|
|Tremendous Bowl 26||Jan. 26, 1992||Washington||Washington 37, Payments 24||Mark Rypien|
|Tremendous Bowl 27||Jan. 31, 1993||Cowboys||Cowboys 52, Payments 17||Troy Aikman|
|Tremendous Bowl 28||Jan. 30, 1994||Cowboys||Cowboys 30, Payments 13||Emmitt Smith|
What number of Tremendous Bowls have the Payments received?
The Payments have by no means received the Tremendous Bowl. Their solely 4 appearances got here between 1991-94, they usually misplaced all 4 of these video games.
Buffalo did declare two championships within the AFL previous to that league’s merger with the NFL. Behind quarterback Jack Kemp, the Payments received AFL titles in 1964 and 1965.
What’s probably the most Tremendous Bowl appearances with no win?
Probably the most a group has ever appeared within the Tremendous Bowl with out successful it’s 4 occasions. The Payments are certainly one of two groups to have achieved so, dropping Tremendous Bowls 25, 26, 27 and 28.
The Minnesota Vikings are the opposite franchise to make it to 4 Tremendous Bowls and by no means win. They solely spaced out their losses somewhat higher, making it to the Tremendous Bowl and dropping in 1970, 1974, 1975 and 1977.
What’s probably the most consecutive appearances in a Tremendous Bowl?
The Payments maintain the file for many consecutive appearances in a Tremendous Bowl, making it to each version of the sport from the 1991 playoffs via the 1994 playoffs. Buffalo misplaced all 4 of these video games. No group has received even three Tremendous Bowls in a row, with seven franchises having claimed back-to-back titles (and the Steelers doing that twice).