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Longest NFL winning streaks

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12/21/2015

The Carolina Panthers defeated the New York Giants 38-35 in Week 14 improve to 14-0 for the first time in franchise history. Only four teams in NFL history have started the season 14-0, including the 1972 Miami Dolphins, 2007 New England Patriots and the 2009 Indianapolis Colts.

Longest Streaks

Here’s a look at the longest overall winning streaks (including regular season and the playoffs) in NFL history.

The Cleveland Browns, who began in the rival All-America Football Conference, recorded an 18-game winning streak in the late 1940s prior to joining the NFL.
 

Pro Football's Longest Winning Streaks (Regular & Postseason Combined)

21 Games

Win Date Opponent, Score
1 Oct. 5 Tennessee Titans, 38-30
2 Oct. 12 New York Giants, 17-6
3 Oct. 19 at Miami Dolphins, 19-13 (OT)
4 Oct. 26 Cleveland Browns, 9-3
5 Nov. 3 at Denver Broncos, 30-26
6 Nov. 16 Dallas Cowboys, 12-0
7 Nov. 23 at Houston Texans, 23-20 (OT)
8 Nov. 30 at Indianapolis Colts, 38-34
9 Dec. 7 Miami Dolphins, 12-0
10 Dec. 14 Jacksonville Jaguars, 27-13
11 Dec. 20 at New York Jets, 21-16
12 Dec. 27 Buffalo Bills, 31-0
13 Jan. 10 * Tennessee Titans, 17-14
14 Jan. 18 ** Indianapolis Colts, 24-14
15 Feb. 1 ** Carolina Panthers, 32-29
16 Sept. 9 Indianapolis Colts, 27-24
17 Sept. 19 at Arizona Cardinals, 23-12
18 Oct. 3 at Buffalo, 31-17
19 Oct. 10 Miami Dolphins, 24-10
20 Oct. 17 Seattle Seahawks, 30-20
21 Oct. 24 New York Jets, 13-7
Streak Ended Oct. 31 at Pittsburgh Steelers, 20-34


19 Games

Win Date Opponent, Score
1 Dec. 26 New York Giants, 45-17
2 Jan. 2 Chicago Bears, 10-3
3 Jan. 9 * at Philadelphia Eagles, 21-16
4 Jan. 15 * at Atlanta Falcons, 48-21
5 Jan. 23 ** at Chicago Bears,  21-14
6 Feb. 6 ** Pittsburgh Steelers, 31-25
7 Sept. 9 New Orleans Saints, 42-34
8 Sept. 18 at Carolina Panthers, 30-23
9 Sept. 25 at Chicago Bears, 27-17
10 Oct. 2 Denver Broncos, 49-23
11 Oct. 9 at Atlanta Falcons, 25-14
12 Oct. 16 St. Louis Rams, 24-3
13 Oct. 23 at Minnesota Vikings, 33-27
14 Nov. 6 at San Diego Chargers, 45-38
15 Nov. 14 Minnesota Vikings, 45-7
16 Nov. 20 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 35-26
17 Nov. 24 at Detroit Lions, 27-15
18 Dec. 4 at New York Giants, 38-35
19 Dec. 11 Oakland Raiders, 46-16
Streak  Ended Dec. 18 at Kansas City, 14-19


18 Games

Chicago Bears, 1933-34
Win Date Opponent, Score
1 Nov. 26 Portsmouth Spartans, 17-14
2 Nov. 30 Chicago Cardinals, 22-6
3 Dec. 3 at Portsmouth Spartans, 17-7
4 Dec. 10 Green Bay Packers, 7-6
5 Dec. 17 ** New York Giants, 23-21
6 Sept. 23 at Green Bay Packers, 24-10
7 Sept. 30 at Cincinnati Reds, 21-3
8 Oct. 7 at Brooklyn Dodgers, 21-7
9 Oct. 10 at Pittsburgh Pirates, 28-0
10 Oct. 14 Chicago Cardinals, 20-0
11 Oct. 21 Cincinnati Reds, 41-7
12 Oct. 28 Green Bay Packers, 27-14
13 Nov. 4 New York Giants, 27-7
14 Nov. 11 at Boston Redskins, 21-0
15 Nov. 18 at New York Giants, 10-9
16 Nov. 25 Chicago Cardinals, 17-6
17 Nov. 29 at Detroit Lions, 19-16
18 Dec. 2 Detroit Lions, 10-7
Streak Ended Dec. 9 ** at New York Giants, 13-30

 

Chicago Bears, 1941-42
     
Win Date Opponent, Score
1 Nov. 9 Cleveland Rams, 31-13
2 Nov. 16 Washington Redskins, 35-21
3 Nov. 23 at Detroit Lions, 24-7
4 Nov. 30 at Philadelphia Eagles, 49-14
5 Dec. 7 at Chicago Cardinals, 34-24
6 Dec. 14 * Green Bay Packers, 33-14
7 Dec. 21 ** New York Giants, 37-9
8 Sept. 27 at Green Bay Packers, 44-28
9 Oct. 4 at Cleveland Rams, 21-7
10 Oct. 11 Chicago Cardinals, 41-14
11 Oct. 18 New York Giants, 26-7
12 Oct. 25 Philadelphia Eagles, 45-14
13 Nov. 1 Detroit Lions, 16-0
14 Nov. 8 at Brooklyn Dodgers, 35-0
15 Nov. 15 Green Bay Packers, 38-7
16 Nov. 22 at Detroit Lions, 42-0
17 Nov. 29 Cleveland Rams, 47-0
18 Dec. 6 at Chicago Cardinals, 21-7
Streak Ended Dec. 13 ** at Washington Redskins, 6-14

 

Cleveland Browns (AAFC), 1947-48
Win Date Opponent, Score
1 Nov. 27 at Los Angeles Dons, 27-17
2 Dec. 7 at Baltimore Colts, 42-0
3 Dec. 14 ** at New York Yankees, 14-3
4 Sept. 3 Los Angeles Dons, 19-14
5 Sept. 12 at Buffalo Bills, 42-13
6 Sept. 17 at Chicago Rockets, 28-7
7 Sept. 26 Chicago Rockets, 21-10
8 Oct. 5 at Baltimore Colts, 14-10
9 Oct. 10 Brooklyn Dodgers, 30-17
10 Oct. 17 Buffalo Bills, 31-14
11 Oct. 24 New York Yankees, 35-7
12 Nov. 7 Baltimore Colts, 28-7
13 Nov. 14 San Francisco 49ers, 14-7
14 Nov. 21 at New York Yankees, 34-21
15 Nov. 25 at Los Angeles Dons, 31-14
16 Nov. 28 at San Francisco 49ers, 31-28
17 Dec. 5 at Brooklyn Dodger, 31-21
18 Dec. 19 ** Buffalo Bills, 49-7
Streak Ended Sept. 5, 1949 at Buffalo Bills, 28-28 (tie)

 

Miami Dolphins, 1972-73
Win Date Opponent, Score
1 Sept. 17 at Kansas City Chiefs, 20-10
2 Sept. 24 Houston Oilers, 34-13
3 Oct. 1 at Minnesota Vikings, 16-14
4 Oct. 8 at New York Jets 27-17
5 Oct. 15 San Diego Chargers, 24-10
6 Oct. 22 Buffalo Bills, 24-23
7 Oct. 29 at Baltimore Colts, 23-0
8 Nov. 5 at Buffalo Bills, 30-16
9 Nov. 12 New England Patriots, 52-0
10 Nov. 19 New York Jets, 28-24
11 Nov. 27 St. Louis Cardinals, 31-10
12 Dec. 3 at New England Patriots, 37-21
13 Dec. 10 at New York Giants, 23-13
14 Dec. 16 Baltimore Colts, 16-0
15 Dec, 24 * Cleveland Browns, 20-14
16 Dec. 31 * at Pittsburgh Steelers, 21-17
17 Jan. 14 ** Washington Redskins, 14-7
18 Sept. 16 San Francisco 49ers, 21-13
Streak Ended Sept. 23 at Oakland Raiders, 7-12

 

San Fransisco 49ers, 1989-1990
Win Date Opponent, Score
1 Nov. 27 New York Giants, 34-24
2 Dec. 3 at Atlanta Falcons, 23-10
3 Dec. 11 at Los Angeles Rams, 30-27
4 Dec. 17 Buffalo Bills, 21-10
5 Dec. 24 Chicago Bears, 26-0
6 Jan. 6 * Minnesota Vikings, 41-13
7 Jan. 14 * Los Angeles Rams, 30-3
8 Jan. 28 ** Denver Broncos, 55-10
9 Sept. 10 at New Orleans Saints, 13-12
10 Sept. 16 Washington Redskins, 26-13
11 Sept. 23 Atlanta Falcons, 19-13
12 Oct. 7 at Houston Oilers, 24-21
13 Oct. 14 at Atlanta Falcons, 45-35
14 Oct. 21 Pittsburgh Steelers, 27-7
15 Oct. 28 Cleveland Browns, 20-17
16 Nov. 4 at Green Bay Packers, 24-20
17 Nov. 11 at Dallas Cowboys, 24-6
18 Nov. 18 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 31-7
Streak Ended Nov. 25 Los Angeles Rams, 17-28

 

Denver Broncos, 1997-98
Win Date Opponent, Score
1 Dec. 21 San Diego Chargers, 38-3
2 Dec. 27 * Jacksonville Jaguars, 42-17
3 Jan. 4 * at Kansas City Chiefs, 14-10
4 Jan. 11 * at Pittsburgh Steelers, 24-21
5 Jan. 25 ** Green Bay Packers, 31-24
6 Sept. 7 New England Patriots, 27-21
7 Sept. 13 Dallas Cowboys, 42-23
8 Sept. 20 at Oakland Raiders, 34-17
9 Sept. 27 at Washington Redskins, 38-16
10 Oct. 4 Philadelphia Eagles, 41-16
11 Oct. 11 at Seattle Seahawks, 21-16
12 Oct. 25 Jacksonville Jaguars, 37-24
13 Nov. 1 at Cincinnati Bengals, 33-26
14 Nov. 8 San Diego Chargers, 27-10
15 Nov. 16 at Kansas City Chiefs, 30-7
16 Nov. 22 Oakland Raiders, 40-14
17 Nov. 29 at San Diego Chargers, 31-16
18 Dec. 6 Kansas City Chiefs, 35-31
Streak Ended Dec. 13 at New York Giants, 16-20

 

New England Patriots, 2007-08
Win Date Opponent, Score
1 Sept. 9 at New York Jets, 38-14
2 Sept. 16 San Diego Chargers, 38-14
3 Sept. 23 Buffalo Bills, 38-7
4 Oct. 1 at Cincinnati Bengals, 34-13
5 Oct. 7 Cleveland Browns, 34-17
6 Oct. 14 at Dallas Cowboys, 48-27
7 Oct. 21 at Miami Dolphins, 49-27
8 Oct. 28 Washington Redskins, 52-7
9 Nov. 4 at Indianapolis Colts, 24-20
10 Nov. 18 at Buffalo Bills, 56-10
11 Nov. 25 Philadelphia Eagles, 31-28
12 Dec. 3 at Baltimore Ravens, 27-24
13 Dec. 9 Pittsburgh Steelers, 34-13
14 Dec. 16 New York Jets, 20-10
15 Dec. 23 Miami Dolphins, 28-7
16 Dec. 29 at New York Giants, 38-35
17 Jan. 12* Jacksonville Jaguars, 31-10
18 Jan. 20* San Diego Chargers, 21-12
Streak Ended Feb. 3** New York Giants, 14-17

* Wild Card, Divisional, or Conference playoff game; ** NFL, AAFC  Championship Game or Super Bowl

Regular Season Only Winning Streaks

Most Consecutive Games Won - 23 - Indianapolis Colts, 2008-09
Most Consecutive Games Without a Defeat - 25 - Canton Bulldogs, 1921-23 (won 22, tied 3)
Most Games Won, Season - 16 - New England Patriots, 2007
Most Consecutive Games Won, Season - 16 - New England Patriots, 2007
Most Consecutive Home Games Won - 27 - Miami Dolphins, 1971-74
Most Consecutive Home Games Without a Defeat - 29 - Green Bay Packers, 1928-1933
Most Consecutive Road Games Won - 18 - San Francisco 49ers, 1988-1990

Postseason Only Winning Streak

Most Consecutive Games Won - 10 - New England Patriots, 2001, 2003-05

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