The San Diego Chargers most recently made the playoffs during the 2013-2014 season. They advanced to the Divisional Playoffs, but lost to the Denver Broncos.
New York Yankees
The most consecutive years the Steelers made the playoffs was eight. That was from 1972-1979.The current streak is two. They made the playoffs in 2010 and 2011.
The most recent time the Cardinals failed to make the playoffs, was in 2008.
Brad Johnson, who spent the 1999 and 2000 seasons with the Redskins. In 1999, he threw for 4,005 yards and 24 TDs.
The Indianapolis Colts hold the record for the last decade, 9 appearances in the last 10 years. 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009. They did not make the playoffs in 2001. If they make the playoffs in 2010, they will still have 9 appearances in the last 10 years, and will tie the record of the most consecutive playoff appearances in the NFL.
The Boston Bruins
The most consecutive years the Dolphins made the playoffs is 5 and they have accomplished that three times.1970-1974, 1981-1985, and 1997-2001.
The Boston Bruins made the playoffs from 1968 to 1996 a record 29 consecutive years. The Chicago Blackhawks are next with 28 (1970-97)
Between the 1998 and 2007 seasons, the Vikings made the playoffs 4 times (1998, 1999, 2000, 2004) and the Bears made the playoffs 3 times (2001, 2005, 2006).
3 times last year was the most recent