The old saying is that defense wins championships, and offense wins games. This might be the case, but the adage goes out the window when you field one of the best NFL offenses of all time. Take a nostalgic trip down memory lane as you rank some of the most electric NFL offenses ever, featuring teams from all different eras of football.
You'll find many of the best NFL offenses are led by some of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, such as Tom Brady, Steve Young, Aaron Rodgers, Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, Kurt Warner, and John Elway. It's nearly impossible to have one of the best offenses in NFL history without an great quarterback.
Go ahead and enjoy highlights from each team as you rank the best NFL offenses of all time, and when you are finished, head on over and vote on the best football players ever.
1999 St. Louis Rams
The 1999 Rams ushered in the "Greatest Show on Turf" era, led by Kurt Warner, Marshall Faulk and Isaac Bruce. The team rode its 33 points per game all the way to a Super Bowl victory over the Tennessee Titans thanks to "The Tackle."
2001 St. Louis Rams
The Greatest Show on Turf went 14-2 on its way to a second Super Bowl appearance in three years. The Rams also became the first NFL team to rack up over 500 points in three consecutive seasons.
Despite losing the Super Bowl to the Patriots, this Rams team still goes down as one of the best NFL offenses of all time.
2011 New Orleans Saints
The year 2011 saw an offensive explosion across the NFL, and the New Orleans Saints were a major part of it. Drew Brees set the NFL record with 5,476 passing yards while Darren Sproles set the record for all-purpose yards at 2,696. The team also scored 547 points and broke the all-time record for total yards.
2013 Denver Broncos
Led by Peyton Manning and his NFL records of 55 touchdown passes and 5,477 passing yards, the 2013 Broncos also set NFL records with 606 total points and 76 touchdowns.
Unfortunately, as the adage goes, defense wins championships. The electric Broncos offense was stuffed in the Super Bowl 43-8 by the No. 1 defense of the Seattle Seahawks.