Which NFL team had the longest winning streak in the 1972 season?

The Miami Dolphins had the longest winning streak within the 1972 regular season at 17 straight games. During this streak they beat their opponents by an average of 13.6 points. The streak started on Sep 17, 1972 and ended on Jan 14, 1973. In the playoffs, the Dolphins made it to the Super Bowl where they beat the Washington Redskins.

Longest 1972 NFL Winning Streaks

Team Winning Streak Start End Result
1 Miami Dolphins 14 Sep 17 Dec 16 Won SB
2 Washington Redskins 9 Oct 8 Dec 3 Lost SB
3 Cleveland Browns 6 Oct 22 Nov 26 Lost Div
Oakland Raiders 6 Nov 12 Dec 17 Lost Div
5 Pittsburgh Steelers 5 Oct 15 Nov 12 Lost CC
6 Dallas Cowboys 4 Oct 30 Nov 19 Lost CC
Minnesota Vikings 4 Oct 29 Nov 19 Missed Playoffs
New York Giants 4 Oct 2 Oct 22 Missed Playoffs
Pittsburgh Steelers 4 Nov 26 Dec 17 Lost CC
10 Baltimore Colts 3 Nov 19 Dec 3 Missed Playoffs
Chicago Bears 3 Oct 15 Oct 29 Missed Playoffs
Green Bay Packers 3 Dec 3 Dec 17 Lost Div
Green Bay Packers 3 Nov 5 Nov 19 Lost Div
Green Bay Packers 3 Oct 1 Oct 16 Lost Div
Kansas City Chiefs 3 Sep 25 Oct 8 Missed Playoffs
Kansas City Chiefs 3 Dec 3 Dec 17 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Rams 3 Oct 8 Oct 22 Missed Playoffs
New York Jets 3 Oct 15 Oct 29 Missed Playoffs
San Francisco 49ers 3 Nov 12 Nov 23 Lost Div
20 Atlanta Falcons 2 Nov 26 Dec 3 Missed Playoffs
Atlanta Falcons 2 Oct 15 Oct 22 Missed Playoffs
Cincinnati Bengals 2 Sep 17 Sep 24 Missed Playoffs
Cincinnati Bengals 2 Oct 8 Oct 15 Missed Playoffs
Cincinnati Bengals 2 Nov 26 Dec 3 Missed Playoffs
Cleveland Browns 2 Sep 24 Oct 1 Lost Div
Cleveland Browns 2 Dec 9 Dec 17 Lost Div
Dallas Cowboys 2 Dec 3 Dec 9 Lost CC
Dallas Cowboys 2 Sep 17 Sep 24 Lost CC
Dallas Cowboys 2 Oct 8 Oct 15 Lost CC
Denver Broncos 2 Dec 10 Dec 17 Missed Playoffs
Detroit Lions 2 Nov 19 Nov 23 Missed Playoffs
Detroit Lions 2 Oct 1 Oct 8 Missed Playoffs
Kansas City Chiefs 2 Oct 29 Nov 5 Missed Playoffs
New England Patriots 2 Sep 24 Oct 1 Missed Playoffs
New York Giants 2 Nov 19 Nov 26 Missed Playoffs
New York Jets 2 Sep 17 Sep 24 Missed Playoffs
Oakland Raiders 2 Oct 9 Oct 15 Lost Div
San Diego Chargers 2 Nov 19 Nov 26 Missed Playoffs
San Francisco 49ers 2 Dec 10 Dec 16 Lost Div
St. Louis Cardinals 2 Dec 10 Dec 17 Missed Playoffs
Washington Redskins 2 Sep 18 Sep 24 Lost SB
Team Winning Streak Start End Result
1 Miami Dolphins 17 Sep 17 Jan 14 Won SB
2 Washington Redskins 9 Oct 8 Dec 3 Lost SB
3 Cleveland Browns 6 Oct 22 Nov 26 Lost Div
Oakland Raiders 6 Nov 12 Dec 17 Lost Div
5 Pittsburgh Steelers 5 Oct 15 Nov 12 Lost CC
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 Nov 26 Dec 23 Lost CC
7 Dallas Cowboys 4 Oct 30 Nov 19 Lost CC
Minnesota Vikings 4 Oct 29 Nov 19 Missed Playoffs
New York Giants 4 Oct 2 Oct 22 Missed Playoffs
10 Baltimore Colts 3 Nov 19 Dec 3 Missed Playoffs
Chicago Bears 3 Oct 15 Oct 29 Missed Playoffs
Green Bay Packers 3 Dec 3 Dec 17 Lost Div
Green Bay Packers 3 Nov 5 Nov 19 Lost Div
Green Bay Packers 3 Oct 1 Oct 16 Lost Div
Kansas City Chiefs 3 Sep 25 Oct 8 Missed Playoffs
Kansas City Chiefs 3 Dec 3 Dec 17 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Rams 3 Oct 8 Oct 22 Missed Playoffs
New York Jets 3 Oct 15 Oct 29 Missed Playoffs
San Francisco 49ers 3 Nov 12 Nov 23 Lost Div
20 Atlanta Falcons 2 Nov 26 Dec 3 Missed Playoffs
Atlanta Falcons 2 Oct 15 Oct 22 Missed Playoffs
Cincinnati Bengals 2 Sep 17 Sep 24 Missed Playoffs
Cincinnati Bengals 2 Oct 8 Oct 15 Missed Playoffs
Cincinnati Bengals 2 Nov 26 Dec 3 Missed Playoffs
Cleveland Browns 2 Sep 24 Oct 1 Lost Div
Cleveland Browns 2 Dec 9 Dec 17 Lost Div
Dallas Cowboys 2 Dec 3 Dec 9 Lost CC
Dallas Cowboys 2 Sep 17 Sep 24 Lost CC
Dallas Cowboys 2 Oct 8 Oct 15 Lost CC
Denver Broncos 2 Dec 10 Dec 17 Missed Playoffs
Detroit Lions 2 Nov 19 Nov 23 Missed Playoffs
Detroit Lions 2 Oct 1 Oct 8 Missed Playoffs
Kansas City Chiefs 2 Oct 29 Nov 5 Missed Playoffs
New England Patriots 2 Sep 24 Oct 1 Missed Playoffs
New York Giants 2 Nov 19 Nov 26 Missed Playoffs
New York Jets 2 Sep 17 Sep 24 Missed Playoffs
Oakland Raiders 2 Oct 9 Oct 15 Lost Div
San Diego Chargers 2 Nov 19 Nov 26 Missed Playoffs
San Francisco 49ers 2 Dec 10 Dec 16 Lost Div
St. Louis Cardinals 2 Dec 10 Dec 17 Missed Playoffs
Washington Redskins 2 Dec 24 Dec 31 Lost SB
Washington Redskins 2 Sep 18 Sep 24 Lost SB

Were there any historic NFL winning streaks in the 1972 season?

Yes, one winning streak during the 1972 NFL season is in the all time top 50 winning streaks in the same season. The 14 game winning streak by the Miami Dolphins is the 2nd longest same season winning streak in NFL history.

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