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In the strike season of 1982, the Cleveland Browns and the Detroit Lions made the playoffs with 4-5 records. A different playoff format was used where the top 8 teams in each conference were seeded.

Yes the 2010-2011 Seattle Seahawks 7-9 and beat the saints but as of the moment are still in the playoffs.

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Q: Has there ever been a NFL team with a losing record in the playoffs?
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