The Super Bowl is one of the biggest sporting events in the world and has a long and storied history. Discover the 5 most dominant NFL teams ever, with the most Super Bowl wins.
The Super Bowl is the championship game of the National Football League (NFL), played annually in February, and is watched by millions of fans across the world.
The global sports extravaganza sees the best of the best face off to determine who the NFL champion is for the season.
The Super Bowl is not only a showcase for the NFL's best teams, but it's also a cultural phenomenon that brings together people from all walks of life.
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Throughout the years, some NFL teams have dominated the Super Bowl, winning multiple championships and establishing themselves as the cream of the crop. In this article, we'll take a look at the 5 NFL teams with the most Super Bowl wins.Register Interest in Super Bowl LVIII VIP tickets
5. Green Bay Packers
Super Bowl wins: 4 | Super Bowl Appearances: 5
The Green Bay Packers have won four Super Bowls, including the first two Super Bowls in NFL history, making them the fifth most successful NFL franchise of all time.
The Packers' first title came in 1966, in the inaugural Super Bowl I against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Green and Golds scored 21 unanswered points in the second half to secure an impressive victory and became the first-ever Super Bowl champions.
The Wisconsin team made it two for two the following year, beating the Oakland Raiders 33-17 courtesy of a Bart Starr MVP performance to cement their place as the NFL’s most dominant team.
Green Bay didn't win their third Super Bowl until 24 years after their 1967 triumph, besting the New England Patriots in the 1996 championship to make it a hat-trick of titles. New England started well, leading 14-10 at the end of the first, but 14 unanswered points in the second all but sealed the win for Green Bay.
The Packers' fourth and final title came in 2010, with new superstar QB Aaron Rodgers leading the team to victory with an MVP performance. Green Bay put on a dominant display, shooting to a 21-3 lead in the first half and ending the game 31-25, with Rodgers scoring three touchdowns.
The Packers' dominance in the 60s established them as one of the NFL's most successful franchises. Led by legendary head coach Vince Lombardi, after whom the Super Bowl trophy is named, Green Bay were the inaugural winners of the competition, solidifying their place among the NFL's greatest teams.
4. Dallas Cowboys
Super Bowl wins: 5 | Super Bowl Appearances: 8
The Dallas Cowboys, also known as ‘America's Team’, have won 5 Super Bowls, making them the joint third most successful NFL franchise of all time. Dallas have made 8 Super Bowl appearances, winning 5, and are considered one of the most valuable franchises in the NFL
The Cowboys' first title came in 1971 when they decimated the Miami Dolphins 24-3 in Super Bowl VI. Hall of Fame QB Roger Staubach threw two touchdown passes for Dallas and was named the game's MVP.
Dallas’ second title came six years later at Super Bowl XII in 1977. The Cowboys, Led again by Roger Staubach and their infamous ‘Doomsday Defense’ dominated the Denver Broncos to cruise to a convincing 27-10 victory.
After a 15-year hiatus, the Cowboys returned to the Super Bowl in 1992 and absolutely destroyed the Buffalo Bills with a 52-17 victory. The Texans forced a record nine Bills turnovers and scored 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter in one of the most dominant performances that the NFL has ever seen.
Dallas secured their fourth title in 1993, winning consecutive titles against the Buffalo Bills and running out 30-13 victors on the day. The Cowboys scored 24 unanswered points in the second half to overturn a 13-6 deficit and equal the record for most Super Bowl wins.
After being defeated in the 1994 NFC championship game, the Cowboys reached the Super Bowl again in 1995 and faced off against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Dallas produced a consistent performance and limited the Steelers to only seven points in the first three quarters, ending the game victorious with a score of 27-17.
The Cowboys were an unstoppable force in the 90s, and their success has cemented their place among the league's greatest teams. Despite their recent struggles, the Cowboys remain one of the most recognizable and popular teams in the league.
3. San Francisco 49ers
Super Bowl wins: 5 | Super Bowl Appearances: 7
The San Francisco 49ers have won 5 Super Bowls, including a stretch of victories in the 80s and 90s that cemented their place among the NFL's greatest teams. The franchise have made 7 Super Bowl appearances in total.
The Niners' first title came in 1981 when they defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 26-21 in Super Bowl XVI. San Francisco took a record 20-0 lead into halftime before Cincinnati answered back with 21 points of their own in the third and fourth quarters. But two field goals from kicker Ray Wersching secured the win for the 49ers.
San Francisco’s second title came three years later in Super Bowl XIX when they convincingly defeated the Miami Dolphins. Miami led 10-7 at the end of the first quarter before the Niners scored 31 points in the second and third to cruise to victory.
The 49ers completed their Super Bowl hat trick in 1988, defeating the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl XXIII. The Bengals looked likely to take the victory after the third quarter, leading 13-6, but the Niners scored 14 points in the last quarter of the game to secure a dramatic victory.
The Niners cemented a decade of dominance in 1989, winning their fourth Super Bowl title in eight years and their second in a row. They decimated the Denver Broncos 55-10 in one of the most blistering displays the league has ever seen, becoming the only team ever to score two touchdowns in each quarter of a Super Bowl.
The San Francisco side added their fifth and final title to date in 1994, defeating the San Diego Chargers 49-26. The Niners scored seven touchdowns in a truly dominant display, giving the Chargers no chance.
The 49ers' winning culture and dominant play, as well as their dominance during the 80s and 90s led by quarterback Joe Montana and head coach Bill Walsh, made them one of the most successful NFL franchises of all time.
2. New England Patriots
Super Bowl wins: 6 | Super Bowl Appearances: 11
The New England Patriots, led by legendary quarterback Tom Brady, have won 6 Super Bowls, making them the team with the joint most Super Bowl wins in NFL history. The New England side have made 11 Super Bowl appearances in total.
The Patriots have been a dominant force in the NFL since the turn of the millennium, with all six of their titles coming after 2000.
The New England side's first victory came in 2001, as a young Tom Brady led his side to a surprising victory over a dominant and heavily favoured St Louis Rams team. The game was a close contest that ended in dramatic fashion, as Pat’s kicker Adam Vinateri converted a 48-yard field goal in the dying seconds to secure victory.
The Patriots then won back-to-back Super Bowl titles in 2003 and 2004 against the Carolina Panthers and Philadelphia Eagles, with New England's super kicker Adam Vinateri converting game-winning field goals in both matches.
After a 10-year drought, the Pats won their fourth Super Bowl title in 2014, defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24. The Seahawks looked set to steal the victory in the last seconds of the game with a drive on New England's one-yard line, but opted to pass instead of run and were foiled by a superb Malcolm Butler interception.
Their fifth Super Bowl win came in 2016 and is considered the greatest comeback in NFL history, as the Patriots scored 25 unanswered points in the third and fourth quarters to defeat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28.
New England won their sixth and final Super Bowl to date in 2018, defeating the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in the lowest-scoring Super Bowl in history. The first touchdown of the game came in the fourth quarter, as the Pats scored 10 unanswered points to take the title back to New England.
Tom Brady departed to Tampa Bay in the following season, putting an end to the infamous Patriots dynasty.
The Pats have consistently been one of the NFL's top teams, with a winning culture and a focus on hard work and preparation. With their potent offence and stingy defence, the Patriots have built one of the greatest dynasties in NFL history.
1. Pittsburgh Steelers
Super Bowl wins: 6 | Super Bowl Appearances: 8
The Pittsburgh Steelers are tied with the New England Patriots for the most Super Bowl wins, with 6 championships to their name.
The Steelers have made 8 Super Bowl appearances, and their dominance in the 70s and 80s established them as one of the NFL's most successful franchises. Led by legendary quarterback Terry Bradshaw and the Steel Curtain defence, the Steelers won 4 Super Bowls in a span of 6 years, between 1974 and 1979.
Their first win came against the Minnesota Vikings in 1974, with Larry Brown's touchdown in the final minutes of the game securing a 16-6 victory for the Black and Golds.
The Steelers were victorious again the following year in 1975, defeating the Dallas Cowboys 21-17 in Super Bowl X. The Pittsburgh side rallied for 14 unanswered points in the fourth to overturn a 10-7 deficit and take home their second consecutive title.
The dominant Black and Golds also secured their third and fourth Super Bowl titles in consecutive seasons, defeating the Dallas Cowboys again in 1978 and the Los Angeles Rams in 1979 making it four titles in 6 years.
26 years after their dominant 70’s dynasty ended, the Steelers were victorious once again, comfortably defeating the Seattle Seahawks 21-10 in Super Bowl XL.
The Steelers secured their final Super Bowl win in 2008, scoring a last-second touchdown courtesy of game MVP Santonio Holmes to defeat the Arizona Cardinals 27-23. The victory marked a league record of six Super Bowl title wins for the Pittsburgh team, a feat that is yet to be beaten to this day.
They have had many legendary players in their ranks over the years, including Terry Bradshaw, ‘Mean’ Joe Greene, Lynn Swann, and more recently, Ben Roethlisberger, Troy Polamalu, and James Harrison.
Throughout the years, the Steelers have been known for their tough defence and physical style of play. The franchise has a strong and dedicated fan base and continues to be one of the most recognizable and respected franchises in the NFL.
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