Who has the longest active playoff drought in the NFL?
The goal for every team each season is to make the playoffs, just ask Jim Mora. But which NFL teams have gone the longest without making the post-season.
Looking at the stats there is currently one team, the New York Jets, who have failed to make the playoffs for a decade, with the Denver Broncos not making the post-season since their Super Bowl win and the retirement of Peyton Manning.
Check out the longest playoff droughts in the NFL below:
Longest NFL Playoff Droughts
|New York Jets||11||2011|
|New York Giants||5||2017|
|Los Angeles Chargers||3||2019|
|New Orleans Saints||1||2021|
More playoff drought questions:
What is the longest active NFL Playoff drought?
The New York Jets haven’t made the playoffs in over a decade, last playing in the post-season after the 2011 season.
Who has the longest all-time NFL Playoffs drought?
What’s the longest an NFL team has gone without winning a playoff game?
The Detroit Lions haven’t won a playoff game since 1992, which is over 30 years, the longest active playoff win drought in the NFL. View all playoff win droughts here.