With tomorrow's AFC Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots looming on the horizon, here are the records standings for the previous AFC/AFL Championship games.

All history, records, and standings courtesy of NFL.com.

From 1960-1970 the AFL was a separate league until the NFL-AFL Merger of 1970 when the AFL teams became the AFC conference of the NFL.

Three NFL teams agreed to join the AFC conference after the merger to even out the number of teams in the conference, those teams were:

  1. Cleveland Browns
  2. Baltimore Colts
  3. Pittsburgh Steelers
That's a little of the history, now here are some facts about the championship game.

Teams that have appeared in the most games:

  1. 15 - Pittsburgh Steelers (8-7 overall)
  2. 14 - Oakland Raiders (5-9 overall)
  3. 11 - Boston/New England Patriots (7-4 overall)
  4. 9 - Denver Broncos (7-2 overall)
  5. 9 - Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers (2-7 overall)
Team that has never lost:
  • Cincinnati Bengals (2-0)
Teams that have never won:
  1. Cleveland Browns (0-3) (Cleveland lost all three to the Denver Broncos)
  2. Jacksonville Jaguars (0-2)
  3. Seattle Seahawks (0-1) (Seattle moved into the NFC in 2002)
Most points scored by one team:
  • 51 - San Diego Chargers, 1963 against the Boston Patriots
  • 51 - Buffalo Bills, 1990 against the Los Angeles Raiders
  • 45 - Miami Dolphins, 1984 against the Pittsburgh Steelers
  • 40 - Oakland Raiders, 1967 against the Houston Oilers
  • 38 - Denver Broncos, 1987 against the Cleveland Browns
  • 38 - Indianapolis Colts, 2006 against the New England Patriots
Most combined points scored in one game:
  • 73 - Miami Dolphins 45, Pittsburgh Steelers 28 (1984)
  • 72 - Indianapolis Colts 38, New England Patriots 34 (2006)
  • 71 - Denver Broncos 38, Cleveland Browns 33 (1987)
  • 68 - New England Patriots 41, Pittsburgh Steelers 27 (2004)
  • 65 - Oakland Raiders 41, Tennessee Titans 24 (2002)
Most consecutive appearances by one team:
  • 5 - Oakland Raiders 1973-1977 (1-4)
  • 4 - Buffalo Bills 1990-1993 (4-0)