History Says “Step Aside Patriots, A New Dynasty Is On The Way!”

January 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Too long have I had to listen to the same boring drivel.
Peyton Manning this, Peyton Manning that.
Tom Brady this, Tom Brady that. 
How talented the AFC is. How dominant they are.
How poor the NFC is. How overrated the NFC is.
That conversation is over.
The conferences are finally equal once again, and the NFC might even be a bit better than their counterpart.
Since the inception of the Super Bowl in 1969 (the first two NFL-AFL championship games were retrospectively named Super Bowls 1 and 2, and I believe for nostalgic purposes they should remain that way), neither conference has put together much evidence that they are the dominant one.
There have been decade-long reigns by each, beginning with the official merger in 1970.
Throughout the first 10 years, teams from the AFC won eight of 10 NFL championships. Dallas was the only worthy NFC representative during this time, appearing in five, and winning just twice.
As a team, the Steele...

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