List of NFL Franchise Post-season Droughts - Longest Active Post-season Drought

Longest Active Post-season Drought

All season droughts through the 2011 season are shown on the Pro football reference.com website.

Teams still in the playoff hunt are listed in the NFL.com web site.

Updated through week 13 of the 2012 season.

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Droughts through 2012 Season
Team Last appearance in post-season Seasons
Buffalo Bills ^ 1999 AFC Wild Card Playoffs 13
Cleveland Browns ^ 2002 AFC Wild Card Playoffs 10
Oakland Raiders ^ Super Bowl XXXVII 10
St. Louis Rams 2004 NFC Divisional Playoffs 8
Jacksonville Jaguars † 2007 AFC Divisional Playoffs 5
Miami Dolphins 2008 AFC Wild Card Playoffs 4
Carolina Panthers 2008 NFC Divisional Playoffs 4
Tennessee Titans 2008 AFC Divisional Playoffs 4
Arizona Cardinals 2009 NFC Divisional Playoffs 3
Kansas City Chiefs 2010 AFC Wild Card Playoffs 2
New York Jets 2010 AFC Championship Game 2
Philadelphia Eagles 2010 NFC Wild Card Playoffs 2
Detroit Lions 2011 NFC Wild Card Playoffs 1
New Orleans Saints 2011 NFC Divisional Playoffs 1
2012 Playoff Teams
New England Patriots 2011 Super Bowl XLVI
Houston Texans 2011 AFC Divisional Playoffs
Denver Broncos 2011 AFC Divisional Playoffs
Atlanta Falcons 2011 NFC Wild Card Playoffs
Droughts through 2011 Season. Still in the playoff hunt.
Team Last appearance in post-season Seasons
Washington Redskins 2007 NFC Wild Card Playoffs 4
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2007 NFC Wild Card Playoffs 4
San Diego Chargers 2009 AFC Divisional Playoffs 2
Minnesota Vikings 2009 NFC Championship Game 2
Dallas Cowboys 2009 NFC Divisional Playoffs 2
Indianapolis Colts 2010 AFC Wild Card Playoffs 1
Seattle Seahawks 2010 NFC Divisional Playoffs 1
Chicago Bears 2010 NFC Championship Game 1
2011 Playoff Teams still in the 2012 playoff hunt
Cincinnati Bengals 2011 AFC Wild Card Playoffs
Pittsburgh Steelers 2011 AFC Wild Card Playoffs
Green Bay Packers 2011 NFC Divisional Playoffs
Baltimore Ravens 2011 AFC Championship Game
San Francisco 49ers 2011 NFC Championship Game
New York Giants 2011 Super Bowl XLVI

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