How many Super Bowls have the Packers won?

first_imgWhich team has won the most Super Bowls?The Packers remain stuck in a tie with the Giants with four Super Bowl victories apiece, but both are one behind the 49ers and Cowboys and two behind the Patriots and Steelers.Below are all the NFL teams that have won two or more Super Bowls.RankTeamSuper Bowl winsT1Patriots6T1Steelers6T349ers5T3Cowboys5T5Packers4T5Giants4T7Raiders3T7Broncos3T7Redskins3T10Ravens2T10Colts2T10Dolphins2 Super Bowl 31: Packers 35, Patriots 21After almost 30 frustrating years and a few teases in the playoffs leading up to the 1996 season, the Packers finally returned to the Super Bowl in coach Mike Holmgren’s fifth season. They didn’t waste the opportunity.On the strength of some big-time plays — including Brett Favre’s 54-yard touchdown pass to Andre Rison in the first quarter and Desmond Howard’s 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the third — Green Bay powered past New England with relative ease. (The Patriots’ four turnovers certainly helped.) Howard was named Super Bowl MVP.Super Bowl 45: Packers 31, Steelers 25Green Bay’s latest run to the Super Bowl required a series of improbable playoff victories, and the No. 6-seeded Packers delivered with wins over the No. 3-seeded Eagles, the No. 1-seeded Falcons and the No. 2-seeded rival Bears.The result was a thriller of a Super Bowl in Dallas between the Packers and Steelers. Green Bay jumped out to a 21-3 lead, but Pittsburgh scored 14 unanswered and found itself down just four points going into the fourth quarter. Then Aaron Rodgers threw a touchdown pass to Greg Jennings. After the teams traded field goals, the Packers’ defense stopped Ben Roethlisberger’s comeback attempt in the final two minutes. Rodgers was named Super Bowl MVP.Packers Super Bowl appearancesThe Packers have appeared in five Super Bowls, winning four.Below are all of their appearances, including their one loss from the 1997 season.SeasonSuper Bowl opponentResultRegular-season recordHead coach1966ChiefsW, 35-1012-2Vince Lombardi1967RaidersW, 33-149-4-1Vince Lombardi1996PatriotsW, 35-2113-3Mike Holmgren1997BroncosL, 31-2413-3Mike Holmgren2010SteelersW, 31-2510-6Mike McCarthyGreen Bay, of course, has had several chances to increase its number of Super Bowl appearances. The Packers have lost in the NFC championship game four times.When is the last time the Packers played in the Super Bowl?Green Bay, which barely made the playoffs as the No. 6 seed after finishing the 2010 regular season with a 10-6 record, wasn’t expected to make much of a postseason run. But the Packers shut down Michael Vick and the Eagles in the wild-card round, throttled top-seeded Falcons in Atlanta and, aided by a Jay Cutler injury, handled the Bears in the NFC championship game.The magic continued early in Super Bowl 45, when Green Bay jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter on the strength of a Rodgers touchdown pass to Jordy Nelson and a Nick Collins interception return for a touchdown. Jennings caught his first of two touchdowns late in the second quarter to give the Packers a 31-3 lead, but the Steelers charged back to within four points entering the fourth.Fueled by Rodgers’ 8-yard touchdown pass to Jennings early in the fourth quarter, Green Bay had just enough to hold off Pittsburgh and win its fourth Super Bowl in franchise history. MORE: Future Super Bowl locationsBelow is the Packers Super Bowl history, which includes a 4-1 record.How many Super Bowls have the Packers won?The Packers have tasted victory in the Super Bowl four times, including the first two editions of the big game after the 1966 and 1967 seasons. Green Bay also won nine NFL championships before the Super Bowl era.Below is a quick review of all four of the Packers’ Super Bowl wins.Super Bowl 1: Packers 35, Chiefs 10The first ever title game between the AFL champion and the NFL champion was the blowout most feared it would be, considering the NFL was considered the superior league. Although the first half of Super Bowl 1 was competitive.The Chiefs were down 14-10 to the Packers at halftime, but Green Bay scored 21 unanswered points in the second half and cruised to victory. Quarterback Bart Starr, who passed for 250 yards, two touchdowns and an interception for a passer rating of 116.2, was named Super Bowl MVP.Super Bowl 2: Packers 33, Raiders 14The second title game between the AFL champion and the NFL champion was basically a repeat of the first, with the AFL’s Raiders being heavily outmatched by the NFL’s Packers.Oakland was down 16-7 at halftime, but Green Bay scored 17 unanswered points in the second half, including Herb Adderly’s 60-yard interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter. Starr again was named Super Bowl MVP. (Getty Images) The Packers are one of the NFL’s most popular teams, largely because they’ve had more success than most in the league. For that, Green Bay has four Super Bowl titles and many more NFL championships to thank.Now Green Bay is chasing yet another Super Bowl in its first NFC title game appearance since the 2016 season. Should the Packers beat San Francisco and advance to Super Bowl 54, they will have a chance to join the 49ers and Cowboys as the teams with the second-most Super Bowl championships, behind only the Steelers and Patriots.last_img

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