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Who has the longest active playoff game win drought in the NFL?

Even if your team make the promised land of the playoffs, there’s no guarantee they’ll win a game. The Detroit Lions have made the playoffs eight times since their 1992 playoff win, but failed to win, making their active streak 30 years since a playoff win.

In second place are the Miami Dolphins, with 2001, whilst the Raiders have moved the team since last earning a playoff win with their Super Bowl caliber team of 2003. The New York Jets streak is also their active playoff streak, not making it since the Rex Ryan era.

Check out the longest all-time playoff game win droughts below:

Longest Active NFL Playoff Game Win Droughts

TeamYearsSince
Detroit Lions301992
Miami Dolphins212001
Las Vegas Raiders192003
Washington Commanders162006
New York Jets112011
Chicago Bears112011
New York Giants102012
Denver Broncos62016
Carolina Panthers62016
Arizona Cardinals62016
Pittsburgh Steelers52017
Jacksonville Jaguars42018
Atlanta Falcons42018
Indianapolis Colts32019
Los Angeles Chargers32019
New England Patriots32019
Dallas Cowboys32019
Philadelphia Eagles32019
Minnesota Vikings22020
Tennessee Titans22020
Seattle Seahawks22020
Houston Texans22020
New Orleans Saints12021
Green Bay Packers12021
Cleveland Browns12021
Baltimore Ravens12021

More playoff questions:

Who has the longest all-time NFL Playoffs drought?

The New Orleans Saints didn’t make the playoffs for 20 consecutive seasons between the 1967 and 1987 seasons, the longest all-time playoffs drought.

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, the longest active NFL playoff 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.

What’s the longest an NFL team has gone without winning a playoff game all-time?

The Arizona Cardinals had the longest ever playoff win game drought with 38 years, between 1960 and 1998.