List of AFC champions

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The American Football Conference (AFC) is one of two conferences within the National Football League, the National Football Conference (NFC) being the other.wikipedia
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AFC Championship Game

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Rather, the champion is decided by the AFC Championship Game (formerly the AFL Championship Game) as part of the post-season playoffs involving the teams with the best regular season records.
The AFC champion then advances to face the winner of the National Football Conference (NFC) Championship Game in the Super Bowl.

List of NFC champions

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After the AFL/NFL merger in 1970, the Super Bowl continued to be played between the AFC champion and the NFC champion.
The Super Bowl is played annually between the AFC champion and the NFC champion.

American Football Conference

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The American Football Conference (AFC) is one of two conferences within the National Football League, the National Football Conference (NFC) being the other.

National Football League

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The American Football Conference (AFC) is one of two conferences within the National Football League, the National Football Conference (NFC) being the other.

National Football Conference

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The American Football Conference (AFC) is one of two conferences within the National Football League, the National Football Conference (NFC) being the other.

History of the Indianapolis Colts

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As part of the merger, the former AFL teams, plus three former NFL teams (the Baltimore Colts, the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers), were placed into the AFC.

Cleveland Browns

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As part of the merger, the former AFL teams, plus three former NFL teams (the Baltimore Colts, the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers), were placed into the AFC.

Pittsburgh Steelers

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As part of the merger, the former AFL teams, plus three former NFL teams (the Baltimore Colts, the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers), were placed into the AFC.

History of the Houston Oilers

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The Houston Oilers won the first two AFL championships, in 1960 and 1961.

1960 American Football League season

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The Houston Oilers won the first two AFL championships, in 1960 and 1961.

Buffalo Bills

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The only other team to win two consecutive AFL championships prior to the merger was the Buffalo Bills, who won in 1964 and 1965 with future United States Congressman, HUD Secretary and Vice-Presidential nominee Jack Kemp at quarterback. The only team to win four consecutive AFL or AFC championships was the Buffalo Bills in 1990 through 1993.

1964 American Football League season

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The only other team to win two consecutive AFL championships prior to the merger was the Buffalo Bills, who won in 1964 and 1965 with future United States Congressman, HUD Secretary and Vice-Presidential nominee Jack Kemp at quarterback.

1965 American Football League season

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The only other team to win two consecutive AFL championships prior to the merger was the Buffalo Bills, who won in 1964 and 1965 with future United States Congressman, HUD Secretary and Vice-Presidential nominee Jack Kemp at quarterback.

United States House of Representatives

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The only other team to win two consecutive AFL championships prior to the merger was the Buffalo Bills, who won in 1964 and 1965 with future United States Congressman, HUD Secretary and Vice-Presidential nominee Jack Kemp at quarterback.

United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

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The only other team to win two consecutive AFL championships prior to the merger was the Buffalo Bills, who won in 1964 and 1965 with future United States Congressman, HUD Secretary and Vice-Presidential nominee Jack Kemp at quarterback.

1996 United States presidential election

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The only other team to win two consecutive AFL championships prior to the merger was the Buffalo Bills, who won in 1964 and 1965 with future United States Congressman, HUD Secretary and Vice-Presidential nominee Jack Kemp at quarterback.

Jack Kemp

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The only other team to win two consecutive AFL championships prior to the merger was the Buffalo Bills, who won in 1964 and 1965 with future United States Congressman, HUD Secretary and Vice-Presidential nominee Jack Kemp at quarterback.

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The only other team to win two consecutive AFL championships prior to the merger was the Buffalo Bills, who won in 1964 and 1965 with future United States Congressman, HUD Secretary and Vice-Presidential nominee Jack Kemp at quarterback.

Miami Dolphins

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The first team to win three consecutive AFL or AFC championships was the Miami Dolphins in 1971 through 1973.

1971 NFL season

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The first team to win three consecutive AFL or AFC championships was the Miami Dolphins in 1971 through 1973.

1973 NFL season

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The first team to win three consecutive AFL or AFC championships was the Miami Dolphins in 1971 through 1973.

1990 NFL season

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The only team to win four consecutive AFL or AFC championships was the Buffalo Bills in 1990 through 1993.

1993 NFL season

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The only team to win four consecutive AFL or AFC championships was the Buffalo Bills in 1990 through 1993.

2016 NFL season

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The New England Patriots are the only other AFC team to win three consecutive championships, from 2016 through 2018.