Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 2/3/13
At the close of business this coming Sunday, the NFL will welcome the 47th Super Bowl champion to its most exclusive team fraternity. So how do we rank the previous 46? That’s a dangerous project, one guaranteed to bring arguments from many fan bases. But I have decided I’m up to the task, especially after sampling a few of the old NFL Films Super Bowl productions from over the weekend. ESPN did a somewhat similar list several years ago, ranking all 80 Super Bowl participants at the time. That would really be starting too much trouble, ranking teams who have lost Super Bowls ahead of teams that actually got their name on the trophy. So here it is, all 46 Super Bowl champions – starting with the dreaded Worst team ever to win the Super Bowl… The Bottom 16 46.  1970 Baltimore Colts Actually, naming the worst Super Bowl champion is not a hard decision. The 1970 Colts went through much of the old AFL in the NFL’s first post-merger season and then defeated the third-year Cincinnati Bengals
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