What Was the Lowest Score in an NFL Game?
The lowest recorded score in a National Football League (NFL) game is 0-0, which occurred multiple times in the early days of the NFL. The last time it occurred was November 7, 1943 between the New York Giants and the Detroit Lions.
While record keeping in the early NFL can be imperfect and incomplete, the earliest game recorded with a 0-0 score occurred on October 10, 1920 between the Chicago Cardinals and the Chicago Tigers. It is estimated over 70 games ended in a 0-0 draw from that time until 1943. In recent history, the lowest scoring game occurred in 2007 when the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Miami Dolphins 3-0.