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What is the best and worst record in each position?

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  • Are you asking about regular season record? – alamoot Apr 21 at 17:01
  • Take a look at the answer I put up – alamoot Apr 28 at 17:26
  • yes regulat season record – That one person May 4 at 15:36
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From 1990 to 2019, the NFL playoffs included 6 teams from each conference. Note that in 2020 the league expanded playoffs teams from 6 to 7 in each conference, so this answer doesn't include any teams from the 2020-21 season onwards.

Here are the list of best regular season records for each team:

  • #1 Seed record: 16-0 by
    • 2007 New England Patriots 16-0
  • #2 Seed record: 14-2 by
    • 1998 Atlanta Falcons
    • 2004 New England Patriots
  • #3 Seed record: 13-3 by
    • 2011 New Orleans Saints
    • 2019 New Orleans Saints
  • #4 Seed record: 13-3 by
    • 1999 Tennessee Titans
  • #5 Seed record: 12-4 by
    • 2001 San Francisco 49ers
    • 2003 Tennessee Titans
    • 2005 Jacksonville Jaguars
    • 2008 Indianapolis Colts
    • 2010 Baltimore Ravens
    • 2011 Pittsburgh Steelers
    • 2013 San Francisco 49ers
    • 2016 Oakland Raiders
    • 2018 Los Angeles Chargers
  • #6 Seed record: 11-5 by
    • 2005 Pittsburgh Steelers
    • 2008 Baltimore Ravens
    • 2009 Philadelphia Eagles
    • 2010 New York Jets
    • 2013 New Orleans Saints
    • 2014 Detroit Lions

Worst regular season records:

  • #1 Seed record: 11-5 by
    • 1992 Pittsburgh Steelers
    • 2002 Oakland Raiders
  • #2 Seed record: 10-6 by
    • 1993 San Francisco 49ers
    • 2006 New Orleans Saints
  • #3 Seed record: 9-7 by
    • 1990 Cincinnati Bengals
    • 1999 Seattle Seahawks
  • #4 Seed record: 7-9 by
    • 2010 Seattle Seahawks
  • #5 Seed record: 8-8 by
    • 1999 Dallas Cowboys
    • 2004 St. Louis Rams
  • #6 Seed record: 8-8 by
    • 1990 New Orleans Saints
    • 1991 New York Jets
    • 1999 Detroit Lions
    • 2004 Minnesota Vikings
    • 2006 New York Giants

In terms of playoffs, the best appearance for each seed is a Super Bowl:

And when it comes to worst playoffs performances, all seeds have lost on the first round of their games.

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