(BoopNote: Earlier Monday afternoon, we looked how the top NHL and MLB teams have fared in the postseason recently. Here we look at the same thing for the NFL. We'll touch on the NBA (8 p.m.) later Monday evening and wrap it all up in one neat package (9 p.m.) before bedtime.)
The Giants' Super Bowl victory marked the eighth consecutive season that the team with the NFL's best regular season record failed to win the Super Bowl.
Going back further, only two of the last 15 Super Bowl champions had the regular season's best W-L.
Here is how the best NFL team has fared since 2000:
Wild Card Round