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January 14, 2008

Since 1990, when the NFL went to a 12-team playoff format, a look at how Super Bowl winners fared in their next season:

* 2007 -- Indianapolis: Lost to San Diego, 28-24, in AFC divisional playoff.

* 2006 -- Pittsburgh: Finished third in AFC North with an 8-8 record.

* 2005 -- New England: Lost to Denver, 27-13, in AFC divisional playoff.

* 2004 -- New England: Repeated and beat Philadelphia, 24-21, in Super Bowl.

* 2003 -- Tampa Bay: Finished third in NFC South with a 7-9 record.

* 2002 -- New England: Finished second in AFC East with a 9-7 record.

* 2001 -- Baltimore: Lost to Pittsburgh, 27-10, in AFC divisional playoff.

* 2000 -- St. Louis: Lost to New Orleans, 31-28, in NFC wild-card game.

* 1999 -- Denver: Finished last in AFC West with a 6-10 record.

* 1998 -- Denver: Repeated and beat Atlanta, 34-19, in Super Bowl.

* 1997 -- Green Bay: Lost to Denver, 31-24, in Super Bowl.

* 1996 -- Dallas: Lost to Carolina, 26-17, in NFC divisional playoff.

* 1995 -- San Francisco: Lost to Green Bay, 27-17, in NFC divisional playoff.

* 1994 -- Dallas: Lost to San Francisco, 38-28, in NFC championship.

* 1993 -- Dallas: Repeated and beat Buffalo, 30-13, in Super Bowl.

* 1992 -- Washington: Lost to San Francisco, 20-13, in NFC divisional playoff.

* 1991 -- N.Y. Giants: Finished fourth in NFC East with an 8-8 record.

* 1990 -- San Francisco: Lost to N.Y. Giants, 15-13, in NFC championship.

Source: Associated Press

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