In the history of the NFL, both before and after the AFL/NFL merger,áperfectionáhas beenáhard to come by. In fact, from 1920 until the AFL/NFL merger in 1970, the Chicago Bears were the only team to finish with an unblemished regular season record, a feat they pulled off twice; once in 1934 and again in 1942. Ultimately though, it was all for naught as they lost both championship games; the first to the New York Giants, the second to the Washington Redskins. Since 1970, only two teams have managed to complete the regular season with an undefeated, untied recordùthe 1972 Miami Dolphins, who went on to win the Super Bowl that year, and the 2007 Patriots, who suffered a major letdown after winning 18 straight regular and postseason gamesábefore being defeated by the Giants in the Super B ...
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