Tom Brady is busy doing anything but taking time to reflect on his incredible run as an NFL quarterback. After all, Brady always says that his favorite Super Bowl ring is “the next one,” as he and the Buccaneers will look to defend their title in 2021.
If you’re suffering from Brady fatigue, don’t worry — the majority of this article is not about him. While he is largely responsible for two all-time franchise wins, there are 30 other victories mentioned in our rundown of the Wholesale Arizona Cardinals Jerseys greatest win for all 32 teams. In fact, Brady is actually on the losing end of several games included in this all-time list.
Some of the choices will be somewhat expected, especially for franchises that have won zero championships. Conversely, there will be some wins that will surprise readers, especially when it comes to naming the greatest win for teams Cheap Chris Chandler Jersey that have won multiple championships. Some of the wins have occurred over the last several years, while others took place when single-bar helmets were still common.
Without further ado, let’s take a look at each franchise’s greatest win. We also mention each team’s “runner-up,” a win that deserves mention but was ultimately not selected.
Greatest win: 1947 NFL Championship: Cardinals 28, Eagles 21
Runner-up: 2008 NFC Championship Game: Cardinals 32, Eagles 25
Ironically, the Cardinals’ two greatest victories came against the same opponent. In the ’47 title game, the Cardinals’ Elmer Angsman, who was born the year the Cardinals won their first title (in 1925), ran for 159 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Cardinals to their second title. While their offense ran the ball at will, the Cardinals’ defense held Eagles Hall of Fame halfback Steve Van Buren to just 26 yards rushing on 18 carries. Van Buren would then lead Philadelphia to back-to-back championships, while the Cardinals continue to wait for their next NFL title.
Greatest win: 1998 NFC Championship Game: Falcons 30, Vikings 27 (OT)
Runner-up: 2016 NFC Championship Game: Falcons 44, Packers 21
In one of the most surprising upsets in NFL postseason history, Atlanta’s “Dirty Birds” overcame a 13-point deficit to stun the Vikings, who went 15-1 during the regular season. Trailing 27-20, the Falcons caught a break when Vikings kicker Gary Anderson, who did not miss a field goal during the regular season, missed a 38-yard attempt with 2:07 left. Atlanta capitalized on Anderson’s miss, as Chris Chandler Cheap Elmer Angsman Jersey hit Terance Mathis for the game-tying touchdown with 57 seconds left in regulation. The teams exchanged punts in overtime before two Chandler completions to tight end O.J. Santiago and two runs by Jamal Anderson set up Morton Andersen’s game-winning, 38-yard kick.
Greatest win: 1992 AFC wild-card: Bills 41, Oilers 38 (OT)
Runner-up: 1964 AFL Championship: Bills 20, Chargers 7
Three of Buffalo’s four consecutive AFC title wins from 1990-93 included victories over Hall of Fame quarterbacks John Elway, Dan Marino and Joe Montana. But it was the Bills’ improbable wild-card comeback win over the Oilers that stands as the Bills’ greatest win. Trailing 35-3 at the start of the second half, four touchdown passes from backup quarterback Frank Reich gave the Bills a fourth-quarter lead. After the Oilers forced overtime, an interception by Nate Odomes set up Steve Christie’s game-winning, 32-yard field goal. The win helped the Bills advance to their third of four consecutive Super Bowls.