Can You Guess How Many Championships These NFL Teams Have Won?

By: Beth Hendricks

Can You Guess How Many Championships These NFL Teams Have Won?
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About This Quiz

Vince Lombardi is considered by many to be the greatest to ever coach the game of football. He once famously said, "Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing." True or not? That's a harsh reality for some, perhaps, but it's nothing short of the truth when it comes to the NFL.

Consider the case of the New England Patriots. Yeah, yeah, we know, Patriots "fatigue" is a real thing, but think about this: In 2007, the team that everyone loves to hate was stacked. We're talking Tom Brady, Randy Moss, a little help on the line from Logan Mankins, a defense with the likes of Mike Vrabel and Vince Wilfork ... stacked with a capital "S." The team blew through its 16-game schedule to emerge undefeated – the first team, in fact, to achieve that level of success since the 1972 Dolphins. They were poised to hoist the Lombardi Trophy at Super Bowl XLII.

Except ... they didn't. They were upset 17-14 in the title game by the pesky New York Giants. While its undefeated regular and playoff season record stood, the Pats ended the 2007 campaign with a lone blemish (the biggest blemish!) on its record. 

For many, the Super Bowl victor is all that's remembered from a season of great plays, thrilling victories and edge-of-your-seat two-minute warnings. Which leads us to this quiz. (You knew it all tied together, didn't you?) What kind of championship sleuth are you? Can you identify the team in question based on the number of all-time championships gathered by the franchise? We're talking AFC and NFC division winners and Super Bowl victors here. Gather the trophies and titles ... it's time to celebrate the NFL's big winners!


Question 4 Six Super Bowl wins and 11 conference championships are enough to make even this team's coach actually smile. Which team is it?
Miami Dolphins
New England Patriots
The New England Patriots are the team tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers for most Super Bowl wins in the NFL – with six. The Patriots are also owners of 11 AFC conference championships.
Denver Broncos
Kansas City Chiefs

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Question 15 Some of this franchise's five league titles were earned when it was part of the Baltimore community. Which team also has seven conference titles?
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Arizona Cardinals
Indianapolis Colts
The Indianapolis Colts who were, at one time, the Baltimore Colts, have five total league championships, including the most recent in 2006. The franchise also holds seven conference titles.
Detroit Lions

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Question 21 With eight conference titles and three league championships, this franchise won its last Super Bowl with Peyton Manning at the helm. Who do you think it is?
Atlanta Falcons
Detroit Lions
Denver Broncos
The Denver Broncos won the last of the franchise's league championships in 2015 thanks, in part, to the efforts of quarterback Peyton Manning. The Broncos have eight conference titles, including the one in 2015.
Baltimore Ravens

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Question 9 It's been a "gold rush" for this squad, with five Super Bowl titles and six conference championships to match. Which team are we talking about?
Carolina Panthers
Los Angeles Rams
Washington Redskins
San Francisco 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers trail just behind the NFL's leaders in Super Bowl wins with five of their own. Six conference championships accompany the league titles. Is the 2019 season the year they add No. 6?

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Question 3 There's nothing "terrible" about this team's six Super Bowl titles, and their eight conference championships are not too shabby either. What franchise are we talking about?
Pittsburgh Steelers
The Pittsburgh Steelers share the record of six Super Bowl titles with another AFC team, but their eight conference championships are all their own. Fun fact: When the Steelers first started playing, they weren't the Steelers at all, but the Pirates.
Baltimore Ravens
New York Jets
Buffalo Bills

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Question 25 After three conference titles, this team finally won its lone Super Bowl in 2013. Which team are we talking about?
Jacksonville Jaguars
San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks have had a run of success lately, culminating in conference titles in 2013 and 2014 (as well as one back in 2005), and the franchise's lone Super Bowl, won in 2013.
Chicago Bears

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Question 22 This team blew a 28-3 lead in the 2018 Super Bowl that could've given them their first league title. Which franchise has two conference championships?
Houston Texans
Jacksonville Jaguars
Atlanta Falcons
Ouch. Sorry, Falcons fans, we really thought the 2018 Super Bowl was going to deliver your team's first league title, but it wasn't meant to be. The team does have two conference championships to celebrate, though.
Tennessee Titans

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Question 5 In 2009, this team marched its way to its only conference and Super Bowl titles. Which squad has one of each?
New Orleans Saints
You could say that 2009 was the New Orleans Saints' year. It was the season they earned both their first NFC championship and their first Super Bowl. That Super Bowl was the Saints' only championship appearance to date.
Houston Texans
Tennessee Titans
Seattle Seahawks

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Question 18 Owned by the Davis family, this franchise has won four league championships and the same number of conference titles. Which is it?
Chicago Bears
Oakland Raiders
Owned by Al Davis until his death in 2011 (when ownership passed to Davis' son), the Raiders have called both Los Angeles and Oakland home, and have won an equal number of league and conference championships.
Baltimore Ravens
Jacksonville Jaguars

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Question 28 One conference title led to one Super Bowl title for this franchise. Which NFC team are we referencing?
Houston Texans
Miami Dolphins
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
They don't have many championships, but they won them both in 2002, securing the conference and league titles for the Buccaneers fans. They also have, arguably, one of the coolest game day atmospheres with a pirate ship and real cannons.
New England Patriots

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Question 2 Don't "mess" with this team's five Super Bowl rings and 10 conference championships. Which NFC team is it?
Cincinnati Bengals
Minnesota Vikings
Dallas Cowboys
The Dallas Cowboys haven't been to the Super Bowl since 1995, but they earned five Super Bowl rings between 1971 and their last championship appearance. They also possess 10 conference titles.
Jacksonville Jaguars

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Question 1 The fans of this team probably do a lot of "cheesing" over all of their titles. Which team has 13 league and nine conference titles?
Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers, the only NFL team owned by its community, has a long history of winning, dating back to the franchise's first league championship in 1929. They've won 12 other league titles (including two Super Bowls) and nine conference championships.
Detroit Lions
Oakland Raiders
Seattle Seahawks

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Question 16 Despite moving three times, this franchise has three league championships, including one in 1999, and seven conference titles. Too bad about the 2019 Super Bowl. Who are we talking about?
Philadelphia Eagles
Los Angeles Rams
The Los Angeles Rams have called Cleveland, St. Louis and Los Angeles home throughout the franchise's existence. Its most recent league title came in 1999 when the squad was in St. Louis.
Los Angeles Chargers
Cincinnati Bengals

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Question 14 A team that began in 2002, they've yet to earn a conference title or a league championship. Which stately-sounding franchise is it?
Houston Texans
The Houston Texans joined the NFL in 2002 after the former Houston Oilers pulled up roots and moved to Tennessee. Since then, the franchise has been on a quest for its first conference and league titles.
Dallas Cowboys
Indianapolis Colts
Jacksonville Jaguars

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Question 13 This team won four consecutive conference titles in the early 1990s and two league championships in the 1960s. Which franchise are we talking about?
Arizona Cardinals
Buffalo Bills
In the early 1990s, the Buffalo Bills dominated the AFC, earning conference titles in each year from 1990 to 1993. The team's last league championship, however, dates all the way back to 1965.
Los Angeles Rams
Denver Broncos

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Question 30 Five conference titles and two league championships add up to a "fin"e time for this team. Which of these is it?
Los Angeles Rams
Arizona Cardinals
Buffalo Bills
Miami Dolphins
The Miami Dolphins, sometimes referred to as the "Phins" or "Fins," have five conference titles (all from the 1970s and 1980s) and two Super Bowl wins. Each of those also came in the 1970s – back-to-back in 1972 and 1973.

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Question 32 You have to go way back into the "Jungle" to find this team's two championships: Conference titles in 1981 and 1988. Which squad is it?
Cincinnati Bengals
The Cincinnati Bengals, who play in a stadium that fans affectionately call "the Jungle," have had a wild history. Their only championships to date include two conference titles spread across the 1980s.
Detroit Lions
Arizona Cardinals
Tennessee Titans

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Question 11 Give this team two Super Bowl wins and two conference championships – in 2000 and 2012. Which franchise are we referencing?
Buffalo Bills
Miami Dolphins
Houston Texans
Baltimore Ravens
Don't fault the Baltimore Ravens for not having a more plentiful trophy case; they've only been playing as a franchise since 1996. Since then, they've won two conference titles and two Super Bowl rings.

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Question 27 This team has eight league championships and 11 conference titles, but none since 1969. That's "ruff." Who is it?
Indianapolis Colts
Cincinnati Bengals
Cleveland Browns
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past, oh, four to five decades, you already know that the Cleveland Browns struggle. Mightily. What looked like it might be a prosperous 2019 season turned into another disappointment for fans.
Philadelphia Eagles

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Question 8 This team is experiencing a bit of a dry spell, with no conference titles and three league championships all before 1970. Which of these do you think it is?
Denver Broncos
Indianapolis Colts
Kansas City Chiefs
The Kansas City Chiefs have been all the rage lately, but for all the talk, they still haven't acquired the titles to match. The Chiefs' three league championships all came pre-1970 (and pre-modern Super Bowl era).
New Orleans Saints

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Question 6 Four + four: This team has four league championships and four conference championships, earning its first Super Bowl in 2017. Who is it?
Arizona Cardinals
Indianapolis Colts
Philadelphia Eagles
The Philadelphia Eagles won their first league championship post-AFL/NFL merger in 2017, ending a long drought for the franchise's trophy case. The Eagles have three conference titles since 1980.
Cleveland Browns

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Question 10 They haven't had much luck lately, but this franchise has five league championships and an equal number of conference titles. Who is it?
Oakland Raiders
Cincinnati Bengals
Washington Redskins
It's been a rough few years (decades?) for the Washington Redskins and their fans, with the last conference and Super Bowl championships coming in 1991. They have four of each prior to that, though.
Arizona Cardinals

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Question 7 Eight league titles and 11 conference championships are a "big" deal to this NFC team. Which one is it?
New York Giants
The New York Giants have won four Super Bowl titles in the modern era, including championships in 1986, 1990, 2007 and 2011. They also own 11 conference titles, including the most recent in 2011.
San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Question 17 This team's lone league championship came in 1969; its last of four division titles came in 1976. Which franchise, named for Scandinavian pirates, is it?
Pittsburgh Steelers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Minnesota Vikings
Skol! The Minnesota Vikings (yes, the team that shares a name with Scandinavian pirates) have been absent from league and conference titles for quite a while now. Despite having one league title and four conference titles, the most recent was way back in 1976.
Oakland Raiders

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Question 29 They won a conference title in 1999, but their two league championships came in 1960 and 1961 (in another city). Which team do you think it is?
Los Angeles Chargers
Tennessee Titans
The Tennessee Titans, once known as the Houston Oilers, have one conference championship of late – in 1999. Its two league championships came when the team was still located in Texas.
Houston Texans
Atlanta Falcons

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Question 19 They haven't yet won a Super Bowl, but this franchise has two conference titles since it joined the league in 1995. Which of these is it?
New England Patriots
Carolina Panthers
The Carolina Panthers joined the NFL in 1995 as an expansion team and despite being a formidable opponent at times, they've yet to secure a league championship. They have won two conference titles, however.
Tennessee Titans
Miami Dolphins

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Question 12 Four conference titles and nine league championships belong to this franchise, which used to be known as the Decatur Staleys. Which is it?
New York Jets
Chicago Bears
Formerly the Decatur Staleys, the Chicago Bears had quite a bit of championship success in the early years of the NFL, but haven't won a title since 1985 (unless you count that last conference championship in 2006).
Detroit Lions
Jacksonville Jaguars

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Question 31 One league title in 1963 and one AFC conference title in 1994 are the extent of this team's championships. Which one is it?
Kansas City Chiefs
Los Angeles Rams
Los Angeles Chargers
The Los Angeles Chargers, another team that has moved around a bit (they were most recently in San Diego), have two titles under their belt, including one conference championship and one league championship.
Pittsburgh Steelers

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Question 24 A lone league title in 1968 and four division championships keep this team from showing zeroes across the board. Which franchise is it?
Oakland Raiders
Buffalo Bills
New York Giants
New York Jets
The New York Jets earned its lone championship in 1968, a win in Super Bowl III, which was actually the first Super Bowl to be numbered ... two previous games were retroactively numbered. Fun fact: The "New York" Jets actually play in New Jersey. Huh!

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Question 23 We aren't lyin', this team has four each of league titles and conference titles. Who is it?
Buffalo Bills
Chicago Bears
Detroit Lions
The Detroit Lions have won four league titles – in 1935, 1952, 1953 and 1957 -- and four conference championships, the most recent of which occurred in 1957. It's been a long few decades, eh, Lions fans?
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Question 26 A 1995 expansion team, this squad doesn't own any titles, but has one of our favorite cheers: "Duuuuval!" Which team are we referencing?
New Orleans Saints
Carolina Panthers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Jacksonville Jaguars
Joining the league in 1995, the Jacksonville Jaguars have been a pesky competitor for many teams to deal with, but haven't been able to get over the championship hump to bring home titles of its own.

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Question 20 Two league titles and one conference championship are the "feather" in this team's cap. Which one are we talking about?
Arizona Cardinals
The Arizona Cardinals, which once called Chicago home (as the aptly-named Chicago Cardinals), have two league titles, both coming prior to the 1950s. Their lone conference championship came in 2008.
Seattle Seahawks
Atlanta Falcons
Cleveland Browns

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