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NFL Playoff Shutouts

Posted by Andrew McKillop on January 6, 2011

In 1932 the Chicago Bears shutout the Portsmouth Spartans 9-0, in the NFL’s first ever post-season game.  Since then there have been only 30 shutouts in the history of the NFL post-season.

Legend: Rec (Regular Season Record); Sc (Score);  Rnd (Playoff Round): WC (Wild Card), DV (Divisional Round), CC (Conference Championship), CP (Conf. Playoff), LC (League Championship Game), PG (Playoff Tie-breaker); Previous (Scores of the season’s previous matchups)

Season
Won Rec Lost Rec Sc Rnd Previous
2005 Panthers 11-5 at Giants 11-5 23-0 WC
2002 Jets 9-7 Colts 10-6 41-0 WC
2000 Giants 12-4 Vikings 11-5 41-0 CC
2000 Raiders 12-4 Dolphins 11-5 27-0 DV
1996 49ers 12-4 Eagles 10-6 14-0 WC
1992 Dolphins 11-5 Chargers 11-5 31-0 DV
1992 Chargers 11-5 Chiefs 10-6 17-0 WC 10-24, 14-16
1986 Giants 14-2 Redskins 12-4 17-0 CC 27-20, 24-14
1985 Bears 15-1 Rams 11-5 24-0 CC
1985 Bears 15-1 Giants 10-6 21-0 DV
1985 Rams 11-5 Cowboys 10-6 20-0 DV
1984 49ers 15-1 Bears 10-6 23-0 CC
1982 Dolphins 7-2 Jets 6-3 14-0 CC 45-28, 20-19
1981 Cowboys 12-4 Buccaneers 9-7 38-0 DV
1979 Rams 9-7 at Bucs 10-6 9-0 CC 6-21
1978 Cowboys 12-4 at Rams 12-4 28-0 CC 14-27
1971 Dolphins 10-3-1 Colts 10-4 21-0 CC 17-14, 3-14
1970 Colts 11-2-1 Bengals 8-6 17-0 DV
1970 Cowboys 10-4 Lions 10-4 5-0 DV
1968 Colts 13-1 at Browns 10-4 34-0 LC 20-30
1965 Bills 10-3-1 at Chargers 9-2-3 23-0 LC 3-34, 20-20
1964 Browns 10-3-1 Colts 12-2 27-0 LC
1961 Packers 11-3 Giants 10-3-1 37-0 LC 20-17
1958 Giants 9-3 Browns 9-3 10-0 CP 21-17, 13-10
1949 Eagles 11-1 at Rams 8-2-2 14-0 LC 38-14
1948 Eagles 9-2-1 Cardinals 11-1 7-0 LC 14-21
1947 Eagles 8-4 at Steelers 8-4 21-0 CP 24-35, 21-0
1943 Redskins 6-3-1 at Giants 6-3-1 28-0 CP 10-14, 7-31
1940 Bears 8-3 at Redskins 9-2 73-0 LC 3-7
1939 Packers 9-2 Giants 9-1-1 27-0 LC
1932 Bears 7-1-6 Portsmouth 6-2-4 9-0 PG 13-13, 7-7

 

Reference: Pro-Football-Reference.com

 

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