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Most of them. Out of 42 chances to defend their title, only 8 teams did and only 3 teams tried and failed. Although the Packers, Dolphins, 49'ers, Cowboys, Broncos, Patriots and Steelers (twice) had consecutive victories, none even got a chance for a third. Only 3 times did a team win one Super Bowl, then lose the next one. * The Dallas Cowboys won Super Bowl XII, then lost Super Bowl XIII * The Washington Redskins won Super Bowl XVII, then lost Super Bowl XVIII * The Green Bay Packers won Super Bowl XXXI, then lost Super Bowl XXXII Only twice did the loser of a Super Bowl win the following year, and they were consecutive : * Dallas Cowboys lost Super Bowl V to the Colts, won Super Bowl VI over the Dolphins * Miami Dolphins lost Super Bowl VI to the Cowboys, won Super Bowls VII and VIII (see related question for all winners to date)

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Through Super Bowl XLIII, that has happened three times: 1) The Dallas Cowboys defeated the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XII and lost Super Bowl XIII to the Pittsbugh Steelers.

2) The Washington Redskins defeated the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl XVII and lost Super Bowl XVIII to the Los Angeles Raiders.

3) The Green Bay Packers defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXI and lost Super Bowl XXXII to the Denver Broncos.

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This has happened four times in the history of the NFL since the Super Bowl began.

1988 - Redskins and Broncos were in Super Bowl XXII (1987), both teams failed to qualify for the playoffs in 1988.

1999 - Broncos and Falcons were in Super Bowl XXXIII (1998), both teams failed to qualify for the playoffs in 1999.

2002 - Patriots and Rams were in Super Bowl XXXVI (2001); both teams failed to qualify for the playoffs in 2002.

2003 - Tampa Bay and Oakland were in Super Bowl XXXVII (2002); both teams failed to qualify for the playoffs in 2003.

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The Super Bowl has had 8 Back to Back Champions. They are:

  • 1966 & 1967 Green Bay Packers, Super Bowls I & II
  • 1972 & 1973 Miami Dolphins, Super Bowls VII & VIII
  • 1974 & 1975 Pittsburgh Steelers, Super Bowls IX & X
  • 1978 & 1979 Pittsburgh Steelers, Super Bowls XII & XIII
  • 1988 & 1989 San Francisco 49ers, Super Bowls XXIII & XXIV
  • 1992 & 1993 Dallas Cowboys, Super Bowls XXVII & XXVIII
  • 1997 & 1998 Denver Broncos, Super Bowls XXXII & XXXIII
  • 2003 & 2004 New England Patriots, Super Bowls XXXVIII & XXXIX
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The 2009 Steelers and 1995 Cowboys

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Pittsburgh Steelers (2007)

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