Did the Lions make the playoffs in 2016?

Did the Lions make the playoffs in 2016?

The Lions improved upon their 7–9 record from 2015, and clinched a playoff spot for the first time since 2014—the Lions finished tied with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the last NFC playoff spot, but won the tiebreaker based on their record against common opponents.

Did the Raiders go to the playoffs in 2016?

The Raiders, with their Week 15 win over the San Diego Chargers, clinched a playoff berth for the first time since 2002, ending their 14-year playoff drought. The Raiders finished the season tied with the Kansas City Chiefs for the AFC West division title, but lost the tiebreaker due to a head-to-head sweep.

When did the NFL implement 16 game season?

In 1966 (and 1960), the NFL had an odd number of franchises, so one team was idle each week. In 1978, the league changed the schedule to include sixteen regular season games and four exhibition games. From 1978 through 1989, the sixteen games were played over sixteen weeks.

Who did Raiders lose to the playoffs to in 2016?

Raiders fall in the first round of the playoffs, lose to Bengals 26-19.

Who beat the Raiders in the 2016 playoffs?

The Raiders were unable to win their first playoff game since 2002, falling to the Houston Texans 14–27 in a game where Cook threw one touchdown and three interceptions and the Raiders struggling on offense.

What team has longest playoff drought?

Why it matters: We’re currently witnessing the longest playoff drought in both NBA and NHL history. Longest playoff droughts (all-time): NBA: Kings — 16 seasons (2007-present) NHL: Sabres — 11 seasons (2012-present)

When did the NBA playoffs start in 2016?

April 16
2016 NBA playoffs

Dates April 16–June 19, 2016
Season 2015–16
Teams 16
Champions Cleveland Cavaliers (1st title)
Runners-up Golden State Warriors (8th finals appearance)