NFL Conference Championship Third Contests

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A list of the occasions when two teams have faced each other for the third time in a conference championship since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger with year, scores and home teams in CAPS:

Baltimore vs. Miami (1971)
MIAMI 17, Baltimore 14
BALTIMORE 14, Miami 3
MIAMI 21, Baltimore 0, AFC
Dallas vs. Washington (1972)
WASHINGTON 24, Dallas 20
DALLAS 34, Washington 24
WASHINGTON 26, Dallas 3, NFC
Denver vs. Oakland (1977)
Denver 30, OAKLAND 7
Oakland 24, DENVER 14
DENVER 20, Oakland 17, AFC
Houston vs. Pittsburgh (1978)
Houston 24, PITTSBURGH 17
Pittsburgh 13, HOUSTON 3
PITTSBURGH 34, Houston 5, AFC
Houston vs. Pittsburgh (1979)
PITTSBURGH 38, Houston 7
HOUSTON 20, Pittsburgh 17
PITTSBURGH 27, Houston 13, AFC
Dallas vs. Philadelphia (1980)
PHILADELPHIA 17, Dallas 10
DALLAS 35, Philadelphia 27
PHILADELPHIA 20, Dallas 7, NFC
Oakland vs. San Diego (1980)
SAN DIEGO 30, Oakland 24, OT
OAKLAND 38, San Diego 24
Oakland 34, SAN DIEGO 27, AFC
Miami vs. N.Y. Jets (1982)
Miami 45, N.Y. JETS 28
MIAMI 20, N.Y. Jets 19
MIAMI 14, N.Y. Jets 0, AFC
L.A. Raiders vs. Seattle (1983)
SEATTLE 38, L.A. Raiders 36
Seattle 34, L.A. RAIDERS 21
L.A. RAIDERS 30, Seattle 14, AFC
Miami vs. New England (1985)
NEW ENGLAND 17, Miami 13
MIAMI 30, New England 27
New England 31, MIAMI 14, AFC
N.Y. Giants vs. Washington (1986)
N.Y. GIANTS 27, Washington 20
N.Y. Giants 24, WASHINGTON 14
N.Y. GIANTS 17, Washington 0, NFC
San Francisco vs. Los Angeles Rams (1989)
Los Angeles 13, SAN FRANCISCO 12
San Francisco 30, LOS ANGELES 27
SAN FRANCISCO 30, Los Angeles 3, NFC
Miami vs. Buffalo (1992)
Miami 37, BUFFALO 10
Buffalo 26, MIAMI 20
Buffalo 29, MIAMI 10, AFC
Tennessee vs. Jacksonville (1999)
Tennessee 20, JACKSONVILLE 19
TENNESSEE 41, Jacksonville 14
Tennessee 33, JACKSONVILLE 14

NOTE: The 1982 Miami Dolphins; 1986 New York Giants and 1999 Tennessee Titans are the only teams to beat a team for the third time in a conference championship game. The 1983 Seattle Seahawks are the only team to win the first two games and lose the third in a conference championship game.

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