NFC EASTAFC EASTPhiladelphia 13-3New England14-2NY Giants6-10NY Jets10-6Dallas6-10Buffalo9-7Washington6-10Miami4-12NFC NORTHAFC NORTHGreen Bay 10-6Pittsburgh15-1Minnesota8-8Baltimore9-7Detroit6-10Cincinnati8-8Chicago5-11Cleveland 4-12NFC SOUTHAFC SOUTHAtlanta11-5Indianapolis12-4New Orleans8-8Jacksonville9-7Carolina7-9Houston7-9Tampa Bay5-11Tennessee5-11NFC WESTAFC WESTSeattle9-7San Diego12-4St.Louis8-8Denver10-6Arizona6-10Kansas City7-9San Francisco2-14Oakland5-11WILD CARD GAMESWILD CARD GAMESSt.Louis 27 Seattle 20NY Jets 20 San Diego 17Minnesota 31 Green Bay 17Indianapolis 49 Denver 20DIVISIONAL GAMESDIVISIONAL GAMESAtlanta 47 St.Louis 17Pittsburgh 20 NY Jets 17Philadelphia 27 Minnesota 14New England 20 Indianapolis 3NFC CHAMPIONSHIPAFC CHAMPIONSHIPPhiladelphia 27 Atlanta 10New England 41 Pittsburgh 27SUPER BOWL XXXVIX at All-Tel Stadium, JacksonvilleNew England 24 Philadelphia 21
And if 2003 had been a case of a bad dream, then 2004 was a nightmare of biblical proportions. Game after game thrown away from a potentially winning position, dissention in the locker room and a fall from grace to the very lower reaches of the NFL. four-game losing streaks to start and end the season bookmarked only occasional decent performances and a 5-11 mark led to some serious rumblings from the players and coaching staff alike. Was this the same team only two years removed from winning it all?