NFL teams playing this weekend have a tough road to Miami for the Super Bowl

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ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer

January 2, 2020, 7:20 AM

4 min read

NFL teams playing this weekend have a tough road to Miami for the Super Bowl.

That’s obvious.

How difficult is it for the teams seeded Nos. 3-6?

Since 1990, when the current 12-team playoff format was introduced, it’s happened only 12 times and none since the 2012 Ravens.

Meanwhile, teams with a first-round bye have reached the Super Bowl 46 times in that span. Only two No. 3 seeds, seven No. 4s, one No. 5 and two No. 6s have advanced.

That’s bad news for

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