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 Post subject: Winningest Franchise since 1970
PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:13 am 
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With a win Sunday, the #Steelers would become the 1st team with 450 regular season wins since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger

PIT 449
DAL & DEN 429
https://twitter.com/drinelli/status/923 ... -109503576
Quite the feat. Hadn't even realized the Steelers are, 'Are' the winningest franchise in modern football (since merger). Impressive. Congratulations to ownership for successfully building/creating the ultimate winner. Now go get #7 by February... :geek:

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 Post subject: Re: Winningest Franchise since 1970
PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:23 am 
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I actually thought this was common knowledge.

Still pretty impressive & by a pretty wide margin.

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 Post subject: Re: Winningest Franchise since 1970
PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 12:44 pm 
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Sorry van, never sat and counted every victory. Of course knowing how many SB's is easy. Thought of it being significant since we're force fed the 'goat' qb(s), franchise(s) and such so frequently by the bandwagoners in the media. I'm interested in each season individually more so. Steelers set the standard and keep setting records. Nice change for me instead of enduring all the politics, drama and negative rhetoric we're always engaged with. Thought I'd share a little positive reinforcement is all.

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 Post subject: Re: Winningest Franchise since 1970
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I guess this means last week the steelers were the winningest team since the merger with 449 wins.

Not disparaging the poster or the post. Just wondering what the significance of 450 wins is in this case.


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 Post subject: Re: Winningest Franchise since 1970
PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:22 pm 
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I remember at one point the Dolphins were the winningest, and I remember a minor deal made of it when we passed them. Pretty cool we're a full 20 wins ahead of the next teams.


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 Post subject: Re: Winningest Franchise since 1970
PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 7:00 pm 
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Why does this record start with the merger in 1970, instead of the first SB back in 1967 (technically the '66 season)?

Is it because adding 4 years drops PIT into third or fourth place? :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Winningest Franchise since 1970
PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 7:30 pm 
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Here assholes :lol:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NFL_win–loss_records

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 Post subject: Re: Winningest Franchise since 1970
PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 7:30 pm 
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I’ll chalk this one up right next to ABs consecutive 5/50s. Nice to talk about...doesn’t mean jack shit. :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Winningest Franchise since 1970
PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:28 pm 
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I think the keys to this are steelers have avoided the horrific losing seasons most teams have had..the 1-2 win years..when steelers sucked since merger they still win 5-6..


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 Post subject: Re: Winningest Franchise since 1970
PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:56 pm 
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Steelafan77 wrote:
Sorry van, never sat and counted every victory. Of course knowing how many SB's is easy. Thought of it being significant since we're force fed the 'goat' qb(s), franchise(s) and such so frequently by the bandwagoners in the media. I'm interested in each season individually more so. Steelers set the standard and keep setting records. Nice change for me instead of enduring all the politics, drama and negative rhetoric we're always engaged with. Thought I'd share a little positive reinforcement is all.



Ah man, I wasn't trying to call you out bro...i literally hear this as much as the SB thing, with people talking shit.

No offense intended

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