2010 NFL Odds: Six Sleepers That Could Appear in the Super Bowl

July 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last year, the New Orleans Saints made an incredible run on their way to winning the Super Bowl.
This was a surprise to some NFL fans because the year before that the Saints posted a mediocre record of 8-8. This was not the first time that a team with a second-rate record has gone to the Superbowl.
In fact, in 2009, the Arizona Cardinals made it to the big game after finishing with a regular season record of 8-8, just one year earlier. This actually happens more than you might imagine.
The Giants finished at 8-8 in the 2006 regular season and still punched the ticket to Superbowl XLII.
In the 2004 regular season, the Seattle Seahawks finished at 9-7, and the next year would play on the big stage in the Superbowl.
In 2002, the Patriots (9-7) and the Panthers (7-9) had woeful records, but both would end up in the Super Bowl a year later.
Tampa Bay finished at 9-7 in 2001, but still suited up for the big game the next year.
Then, in Superbowl...

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