That was 1957 when they lost the NFL Championship game to the Detroit Lions, 31-27. Their first ever appearance in the playoffs was 1949 when they were playing in the All American Football Conference. They defeated the New York Yankees, 17-7, in the semi-final game and then lost to the Cleveland Browns, 21-7, in the championship game. The AAFC disbanded after the 1949 season and the 49ers joined the NFL for the 1950 season.
No. They went to the final with him in his Freshman and Sophmore year but lost both times. After his sophmore year, he went pro.
2011 NY Giants lost 7 games during the season
The Steelers were not in Super Bowl XI. They lost the Championship game to the Oakland Raiders that year.
Peyton Manning lost Super Bowl XLIV, and at Tennessee, ranked #3 at the end of the year, lost the 97 Sugar Bowl to Nebraska who were co-national champions with Michigan.
Yes, the Steelers defeated the New York Jets in the Divisional playoffs. They then lost the Conference championship to the New England Patriots.
The Cincinnati Bengals won their conference championships in 1981 against the Chargers, but lost in the Super Bowl game that year. The Bengals also won their championship in 1988, but again lost in the Super Bowl. They have not appeared in a conference championship game since 1988.
Because you have to have 12 team in your conference to hold a conference championship game. That is the reason Colorado and Utah join the PAC 10 next year so they can conference championship game. Go Bears!
the year they won 37 games, 1986. Lost to Louisville in the championship game
They have not won a championship but played the Bulls in 1996 in the championship but lost the series. They were 54-28 last year in the 2009-2010 season and got to the Western Conference Finals but they lost the series 4-2 against the Los Angeles Lakers.
I think the Pac 10 has won five bowl games and lost none , giving it the most wins.
there wasn't any championship games that year
it all depends on the seeding. This year the only way they would play each other is to win both playoff games and meet in the conference championship.
Immediately after the 2009 season conference championship games were over, the oddsmakers installed the Colts as anywhere from 3.5 to 5 point favorites over the Saints.
The Detroit Lions last playoff appearance was 1999, their last conference championship was in 1957 also that was the year of their last championship.
The Colts first championship came in the 1958 season when they defeated the New York Giants in overtime, 23-17, in the NFL championship game. The Colts first conference championship was also in 1958.