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#1 Coltsfanman1953

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 11:08 AM

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#2 Coltsfanman1953

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 11:10 AM

sorry runner up trophy.



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Posted 06 February 2013 - 11:26 AM

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A picture is worth a 1000 words Sonny Liston did'nt need a trophy to remind him of his big loss  .


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#4 Fx Stryker

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 11:33 AM

You get your conference championship ring.

 

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#5 Coltsfanman1953

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 11:33 AM

Down goes Liston ! Down goes Liston !



#6 Dan

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 11:44 AM

Yes, kind of - both teams receive trophies for winning their conference (and rings, as pointed out above).

 

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Just done a little research: They're called the Lamar Hunt AFC Championship Trophy, and the George Halas NFC Championship Trophy. They were redesigned in 2010-11 to look more modern, see below:

 

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#7 Fx Stryker

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:11 PM

On a side note. Can anyone find the 1959 and the 1968 Championship rings?



#8 Coltsfanman1953

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:42 PM

But there is not actual Super Bowl runners up trophy?



#9 braveheartcolt

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 01:28 PM

No, but the QB gets to go to Disneyland - Paris.


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#10 Coltsfanman1953

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 03:25 PM

Paris, KY or TX?



#11 willysp

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 04:34 AM

But there is not actual Super Bowl runners up trophy?

 

No.   Nobody would want to stand on a podium and receive such a trophy after losing a SB, anyway.



#12 dynasty13

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:58 AM

But there is not actual Super Bowl runners up trophy?

 

No...although some teams do choose to hang runner-up or 'AFC Finalist' banners in their stadium ;)


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#13 oldunclemark

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 12:43 PM



never seen a runner-up trophy..in any pro sport

#14 Buck Showalter

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 02:36 PM

In World cup Rugby & Soccer losers of the semi's play each other to see who gets 3rd & 4th place...

That is sort of a bittersweet test/match...

 

Thatd be weird if AFC & NFC championship game losers played in a runner's up bowl... 



#15 cmgww

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 02:51 PM

Didn't they used to play a 3rd place game way back when??
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#16 BLOODontheTRACKS

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:28 PM

No, but the QB gets to go to Disneyland - Paris.


Well, Paris beats Orlando

#17 lollygagger8

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:38 PM

Thank God they redesigned those Conference Championship trophies. Those old ones were horrendous.








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