On Feb. 7, the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will meet in Super Bowl LV. At the end of the evening, While one fan base will be thrilled with a title, the other will have a long offseason of wondering what could have been if just a few things had gone differently in the big game. This disheartening feeling is an experience nearly all NFL fans are familiar with. Of the 32 teams, 24 have made it to the Super Bowl, only to fall short.
24/7 Wall St. reviewed historical NFL data from Pro Football Reference to determine the teams that have lost the most Super Bowls.
For most of the teams on this list, losing a Super Bowl was only a minor setback. Franchises that have figured out how to build a strong roster and hire quality coaches have typically had several shots at the Lombardi Trophy — but not all have managed to win the big game. There are five NFL franchises with multiple Super Bowl berths but no championships to show for it. These are the teams that have never won a championship.
While losing a Super Bowl is painful, for fans, they can at least take solace in the fact that their team is one of the best in the NFL and may be able to win it all next season. There are some unfortunate fan bases that rarely see their team even make the postseason, much less look like a genuine title contender. These are the 25 hardest teams to root for.