The Seattle Seahawks were the best team of the 2013-2014 NFL season as determined by the playoff system. Seattle beat Denver in the 2014 Super Bowl with a score of 43 to 8.
Five teams tied for the best record with 12 wins in the 2013-2014 season: New England Patriots, Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks, Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys. The Pittsburgh Steelers and Indianapolis Colts also won their divisions, each with a record of 11 wins and 5 losses. Although the Carolina Panthers won the NFC South division, they did so with a losing record.
Because the NFL season spans two calendar years, most of the 16-game 2014-15 season fell in the 2014 calendar year. The top four teams on offense for this part of the season in 2014 were the New Orleans Saints, Pittsburgh Steelers, Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos. For the defensive part of the game, the Seattle Seahawks, Detroit Lions, Denver Broncos and Buffalo Bills garnered the top four spots. This ranking is based on statistics, not the teams' records.
The 2014 regular season ended with the following teams winning their AFC division: New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos. In the NFC, the Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers and Seattle Seahawks won their divisions. Five teams tied for the best regular season record with 12 wins, the New England Patriots, Denver Broncos, Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks.