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Which NFL team has reached the Conference Finals the most in history? Full list

There are 31 teams that have advanced to a league or conference championship game in NFL history; San Francisco 49ers is the team with the most appearances.

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There are 31 teams that have advanced to a league or conference championship game in NFL history; San Francisco 49ers is the team with the most appearances.
Nathan Ray SeebeckUSA TODAY Sports

Following an exciting 2021-22 Divisional Round, the final four teams remaining are ready for the Conference Championship games this weekend, and NFL fans are in for a treat. 

While the Kansas City Chiefs are about to become the first AFC team to host four straight AFC Championship games, they are not the only NFL team to have moved into this round in at least three consecutive seasons. Some of the many teams that have made three appearances in a row include the Chiefs (2018-2020), the Patriots (2011-2018), the 49ers (2011-2013) and the Eagles (2001-2004).

Which team has the most Championship Game appearances?

The San Francisco 49ers have played in a record 17 Championship Games, while the Pittsburgh Steelers have 16 appearances overall, one more than the Patriots.

The Houston Texans, on the other hand, are the only NFL team to never reach the conference title game till this day. 

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Here is the full list of teams listed by Championship Game appearances:

  • NFC: San Francisco 49ers: 17
  • AFC: Pittsburgh Steelers: 16
  • AFC: New England Patriots: 15
  • NFC: Dallas Cowboys: 14
  • AFC: Las Vegas Raiders: 11
  • AFC: Denver Broncos: 10
  • NFC: Los Angeles Rams: 11
  • NFC: Minnesota Vikings: 9
  • NFC: Green Bay Packers: 9
  • AFC: Miami Dolphins: 7
  • AFC: Indianapolis Colts: 7
  • NFC: Philadelphia Eagles: 7
  • NFC: Washington Football Team: 6
  • AFC: Buffalo Bills: 6
  • AFC: Kansas City Chiefs: 6
  • NFC: New York Giants: 5
  • NFC: Chicago Bears: 5
  • AFC: Tennessee Titans: 5
  • NFC: Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 4
  • NFC:Carolina Panthers: 4
  • NFC: Atlanta Falcons: 4
  • AFC: Baltimore Ravens: 4
  • AFC: Los Angeles Chargers: 4
  • AFC: New York Jets: 4
  • AFC: Jacksonville Jaguars: 3
  • AFC: Cleveland Browns: 3
  • NFC: Seattle Seahawks: 3
  • NFC: New Orleans Saints: 3
  • NFC: Arizona Cardinals: 2
  • NFC:Detroit Lions: 1
  • AFC: Houston Texans: 0

Chiefs vs Bengals Championship Game

While Kansas City is aiming to become only the third franchise in the NFL to clinch a spot in three consecutive Super Bowls, the Chiefs are the first team in NFL history to host the AFC title game when the Bengals hit town for a Week 17 rematch on Sunday, 2:05 p.m. 

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