The Denver Broncos and 10 Worst Teams to Back into Playoffs in NFL History

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The Denver Broncos and 10 Worst Teams to Back into Playoffs in NFL History
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Last Sunday the Denver Broncos could have clinched the AFC West by simply beating the 6-9 Chiefs at home. Not only did the Broncos have the division to play for, but they also were going against their former quarterback Kyle Orton, who was benched and then waived in favor of Tim Tebow.

The Broncos lost 7-3 to the Chiefs. They failed to score a single touchdown at home and passed for just 50 total net yards.

Yet the Broncos still made the playoffs with some assistance from the San Diego Chargers, who knocked off the Raiders in Oakland.

Are the 2011 Denver Broncos one of the worst teams to ever qualify for the playoffs? Probably, although time will give a more definitive answer.

Let's take a look at 10 of the worst teams that have ever made the playoffs.

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