The AFC has been on the rise

February 2006
Sporting News;2/3/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 5, p26
The article traces the record of various football conferences in the U.S. at the Super Bowl. Winning the Super Bowl has proved to be a streaky situation with three eras marking the game's 39-year history. After the Green Bay Packers won the first two Super Bowls there was an era of AFC dominance, followed by an even longer stretch of MFC superiority. The past eight years have tilted back toward the AFC. If history means anything, the Seattle Seahawks have a bit of an obstacle to overcome in Super Bowl 40--Zach Bodendieck.


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