Many teams have answered the call to greatness and reached the summit of the NFL. From teams that formed a dynasty and completely dominated to teams that wore the underdog badge and surprised everyone, fans have been treated to thrilling, heartbreaking moments, and unforgettable victories. If you enjoy making NFL predictions, looking at past performance is always the initial basis, which is why this article is for you.
This article will show you the most successful NFL teams in terms of their Super Bowl victories that all sports fans should have on their radar during their decision-making of NFL predictions.
Pittsburgh Steelers: 6 Super Bowl Victories
For the last 50 years in the league, success has been synonymous with the Pittsburgh Steelers organization. A major component of that success has been the continuity at the head coaching position, as they are the only team that can boast that every head coach that has reigned since 1969 has won a Super Bowl. The six Super Bowl victories have most certainly cemented The Steelers’ place as one of the most successful franchises.
New England Patriots: 6 Super Bowl Victories
While the Steelers have had their success spread out over many decades, the Patriots’ rise to glory only came shortly after the new millennium.
Fate played a significant role in this successful journey as New York Jets LB Mo Lewis knocked out New England starting quarterback Drew Bledsoe in Week 2 of the 2001 season. This paved the way for the last two decades of success for the one and only Tom Brady. The iconic duo of Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick put the Patriots on the map and made them one of the greatest dynasties in history.
San Francisco 49ers: 5 Super Bowl Victories
When the Steelers’ dynasty fell off the San Francisco 49ers were right there to pick up the torch, as they began their dominance of the NFL in the 1980s with 4 Super Bowl victories in that decade. With the legendary coach Bill Walsh and quarterback Joe Montana at the helm, the 49ers showed off a ferocious offense and a ruthless defense. Their four Super Bowl victories have solidified their place on this list.
Dallas Cowboys: 5 Super Bowl Victories
Any NFL fans who wonder why the Dallas Cowboys are referred to as “America’s Team” must be under the age of 30 given that they have not had any success in the past two decades. Those fans should be informed that they were quite the team in the 1970s, taking over the Super Bowl away from the likes of the Steelers and Miami Dolphins.
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Their next stint of dominance came in the 1990s, with superstars like Troy Aikman, Michael Irvin, and Emmitt Smith leading the way. Their Super Bowl victories, accompanied by their iconic star logo, have made them one of the most recognizable and successful teams in NFL history.
New York Giants: 4 Super Bowl Victories
The New York Giants fans have top memories of their most recent Super Bowl victories, taking on the legend Tom Brady in his prime and successfully defeating him not once but twice. Led by another legend in quarterback Eli Manning, and a revered defensive line, the Giants knew how to make big plays at vital moments, climbing and overcoming what is considered the greatest dynasty in the Patriots.
With four Super Bowl victories, they have earned their place among the top teams in history.
Green Bay Packers: 4 Super Bowl Victories
The Green Bay Packers were quick when it came to picking up Super Bowl wins, wasting no time winning the first two Super Bowls ever played. They overcame the Kansas City Chiefs and the Oakland Raiders in Super Bowl I and II, respectively. Legendary coach Vince Lombardi could be seen storming up and down the sidelines during those years, willing and focusing his team on making sure they brought the trophy home, a trophy later named after him.
Led by a legendary coach and four Super Bowl victories, the Packers certainly deserve to be on this list.
The six teams undoubtedly left a mark on NFL history. From the Steelers’ dominant long-standing success to the Patriots’ incredible and arguably the greatest dynasty led by Tom Brady, each team has its own unique story of triumph. As the NFL continues to grow and attract more eyes, there will be other great teams and dynasties, but these six have made sure always to be mentioned.