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Which 2-0 NFL team has the best chance at sustaining this level of success?

There are eight 2-0 teams in the NFL right now, and we ask which one will stay perfect longest.

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Only one NFL team has ever had a perfect season.

The 1972 Miami Dolphins.

Other than that phenomenal team, every other squad has ended their season with at least one loss. It’s ridiculously difficult not just to go undefeated, but to sustain that level of success for any stretch of time.

Currently, after two weeks of the 2017 NFL regular season, there are only eight teams that are still perfect.

Those teams are:

Atlanta Falcons
Baltimore Ravens
Carolina Panthers
Denver Broncos
Detroit Lions
Kansas City Chiefs
Oakland Raiders
Pittsburgh Steelers

When you look at this list, you have to wonder just which one of those teams has the best chance to stay perfect, at least in the short term. Las Vegas has even placed odds on how many of these teams will make the playoffs:

How many 2-0 teams will make the playoffs?

Over/Under: 6.5

Clearly, Vegas thinks at least some of these teams will trip up along the way. If you look at the schedule for the next four weeks for each of these teams, which team looks like it has the best chance at still being perfect when the dust settles?

Before placing your vote in the poll below, take a look at their schedules:

Atlanta Falcons: @DET, vs. BUF, BYE, vs. MIA
Baltimore Ravens: @JAX (London), vs. PIT, @OAK, vs. CHI
Carolina Panthers: vs. NO, @NE, @DET, vs. PHI
Denver Broncos: @BUF, vs. OAK, BYE, vs. NYG
Detroit Lions: vs. ATL, @MIN, vs. CAR, @NO
Kansas City Chiefs: @LAC, vs. WAS, @HOU, vs. PIT
Oakland Raiders: @WAS, @DEN, vs. BAL, vs. LAC
Pittsburgh Steelers: @CHI, @ BAL, vs. JAX, @KC

Given that there are a lot of matchups in the next four weeks pitting two teams on the above list against one another, and barring ties, this should mean the list will be trimmed down quickly.

So make your selection in the poll below. Which team do you think stays perfect the longest? And don’t forget to explain your choice in the comment section!


Which 2-0 team will stay undefeated the longest?

This poll is closed

  • 22%
    Atlanta Falcons
    (699 votes)
  • 1%
    Baltimore Ravens
    (35 votes)
  • 0%
    Carolina Panthers
    (12 votes)
  • 5%
    Denver Broncos
    (176 votes)
  • 1%
    Detroit Lions
    (45 votes)
  • 9%
    Kansas City Chiefs
    (282 votes)
  • 4%
    Oakland Raiders
    (129 votes)
  • 55%
    Pittsburgh Steelers
    (1702 votes)
3080 votes total Vote Now