Legendary Oakland Raiders’ owner Al Davis once simply but eloquently stated what might be the most important part of any professional athlete’s resume or modus operandi: “Just Win, Baby.”
History always favorably views flawed winners (perhaps unfairly so), even if they weren’t as good as highly accomplished players who came up short (again, perhaps unfairly so). After all, nobody ever talks about the fact that Terry Bradshaw and Joe Namath weren’t really all that great as actual quarterbacks; we just see them as Super Bowl champions.
And then, there’s the opposite end of the spectrum – the guys who had some of the most distinguished careers in NFL history, but always came up short in the playoffs, irrespective of whether it was the fault of their own play, or being on a lousy team.
Here’s our list of the 19 Biggest “Playoff Choke Artists” In NFL History: