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Pittsburgh Steelers Franchise Encyclopedia

Regular Season Record (all-time) : 529-495-20
Playoff Record (all-time) : 31-19 (Last appearance after 2008 season)
 Super Bowls Won: 6 out of 7 appearances
 Championships Won: 6
Passing Leader (all-time): Terry Bradshaw - 27,989 yards
Rushing Leader (all-time): Franco Harris - 11,950 yards
Receiving Leader (all-time): Hines Ward - 10,947 yards
Winningest Coach (all-time): Chuck Noll - 193 wins

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Team Records, Leaders, and League Ranks

Glossary · * indicate playoff appearances
Top Players Off Rank Def Rank Overall Rank Simple Rating System
Year Lg Tm W L T Pts PtsO PtDif Coaches Passing Rushing Receiving Pts Yds Pts Yds T/G Pts± Yds± out of MoV SoS SRS OSRS DSRS
2009 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 9 7 0 368 324 44 Tomlin Roethlisberger Mendenhall Holmes 12 7 12 5 20 14 6 32 2.8 -1.1 1.7 1.0 0.7
2008 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 12 4 0 347 223 124 Tomlin Roethlisberger Parker Ward 20 22 1 1 11 5 2 32 7.8
2007 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 10 6 0 393 269 124 Tomlin Roethlisberger Parker Holmes 9 17 2 1 12 6 3 32 7.8
2006 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 8 8 0 353 315 38 Cowher Roethlisberger Parker Ward 12 7 11 9 27 11 3 32 2.4 1.0 3.4 3.0 0.4
2005 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 11 5 0 389 258 131 Cowher Roethlisberger Parker Ward 9 15 3 4 9 5 7 32 8.2 -0.4 7.8 3.8 4.0
2004 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 15 1 0 372 251 121 Cowher Roethlisberger Bettis Ward 11 16 1 1 5 5 2 32 7.6 1.4 9.0 3.4 5.6
2003 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 6 10 0 300 327 -27 Cowher Maddox Bettis Ward 19 22 15 9 21 19 18 32 -1.7 0.6 -1.1 -2.5 1.4
2002 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 10 5 1 390 345 45 Cowher Maddox Zereoue Ward 8 5 16 7 15 9 3 32 2.8 -0.1 2.7 3.1 -0.4
2001 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 13 3 0 352 212 140 Cowher Stewart Bettis Burress 7 3 3 1 9 2 2 31 8.8 -1.4 7.4 1.5 5.8
2000 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 9 7 0 321 255 66 Cowher Stewart Bettis Shaw 17 18 6 7 6 11 18 31 4.1 -0.2 3.9 0.6 3.3
1999 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 6 10 0 317 320 -3 Cowher Tomczak Bettis Edwards 17 22 12 11 12 19 18 31 -0.2 -2.2 -2.4 -2.2 -0.2
1998 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 7 9 0 263 303 -40 Cowher Stewart Bettis Johnson 28 25 7 12 19 17 21 30 -2.5 -1.3 -3.8 -5.1 1.3
1997 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 11 5 0 372 307 65 Cowher Stewart Bettis Thigpen 7 6 11 6 14 8 5 30 4.1 1.2 5.3 2.7 2.6
1996 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 10 6 0 344 257 87 Cowher Tomczak Bettis Johnson 11 15 4 2 7 6 5 30 5.4 -0.3 5.2 0.0 5.1
1995 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 11 5 0 407 327 80 Cowher O'Donnell Pegram Thigpen 5 6 9 3 14 6 2 30 5.0 -0.4 4.6 3.4 1.2
1994 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 12 4 0 316 234 82 Cowher O'Donnell Foster Green 16 13 2 2 1 5 5 28 5.1 -0.4 4.7 -0.2 5.0
1993 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 9 7 0 308 281 27 Cowher O'Donnell Thompson Green 13 7 8 3 3 11 4 28 1.7 -0.2 1.5 0.1 1.5
1992 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 11 5 0 299 225 74 Cowher O'Donnell Foster Graham 15 9 2 13 2 9 11 28 4.6 -1.0 3.6 -0.4 4.0
1991 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 7 9 0 292 344 -52 Noll O'Donnell Hoge Lipps 17 20 22 22 11 21 22 28 -3.3 0.3 -2.9 -0.8 -2.2
1990 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 9 7 0 292 240 52 Noll Brister Hoge Lipps 20 22 3 1 5 11 10 28 3.3 -1.6 1.6 -3.4 5.0
1989 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 9 7 0 265 326 -61 Noll Brister Worley Lipps 24 28 15 19 3 21 28 28 -3.8 0.1 -3.7 -4.3 0.6
1988 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 5 11 0 336 421 -85 Noll Brister Hoge Lipps 13 15 28 28 22 24 24 28 -5.3 -0.0 -5.3 0.1 -5.5
1987 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 8 7 0 285 299 -14 Noll Malone Jackson Stallworth 20 25 10 13 4 16 24 28 -0.9 1.4 0.5 -2.3 2.8
1986 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 6 10 0 307 336 -29 Noll Malone Jackson Lipps 18 20 17 18 16 19 21 28 -1.8 0.9 -1.0 -1.3 0.3
1985 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 7 9 0 379 355 24 Noll Malone Pollard Lipps 9 13 15 6 16 12 8 28 1.5 -2.0 -0.5 0.6 -1.1
1984 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 9 7 0 387 310 77 Noll Malone Pollard Stallworth 8 8 11 5 11 9 6 28 4.8 -1.6 3.3 2.4 0.9
1983 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 10 6 0 355 303 52 Noll Stoudt Harris Sweeney 14 22 7 3 12 7 9 28 3.3 -3.3 -0.1 -1.2 1.1
1982 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 6 3 0 204 146 58 Noll Bradshaw Harris Stallworth 8 8 4 17 14 7 12 28 6.4 -1.5 5.0 3.3 1.7
1981 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 8 8 0 356 297 59 Noll Bradshaw Harris Stallworth 8 11 11 22 9 10 15 28 3.7 -1.0 2.7 1.2 1.5
1980 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 9 7 0 352 313 39 Noll Bradshaw Harris Bell 10 6 15 12 14 13 8 28 2.4 -0.2 2.3 2.4 -0.1
1979 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 12 4 0 416 262 154 Noll Bradshaw Harris Stallworth 1 1 5 2 24 2 1 28 9.6 2.3 11.9 6.8 5.1
1978 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 14 2 0 356 195 161 Noll Bradshaw Harris Swann 5 8 1 3 5 2 5 28 10.1 -1.9 8.2 2.6 5.6
1977 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 9 5 0 283 243 40 Noll Bradshaw Harris Swann 7 4 17 7 17 10 3 28 2.9 3.4 6.2 3.9 2.3
1976 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 10 4 0 342 138 204 Noll Bradshaw Harris Swann 5 9 1 1 2 1 1 28 14.6 0.8 15.3 5.7 9.6
1975 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 12 2 0 373 162 211 Noll Bradshaw Harris Swann 5 7 2 4 11 1 5 26 15.1 -0.9 14.2 5.4 8.8
1974 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 10 3 1 305 189 116 Noll Gilliam Harris Lewis 6 8 2 1 5 3 2 26 8.3 -1.5 6.8 2.3 4.5
1973 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 10 4 0 347 210 137 Noll Bradshaw Harris Shanklin 4 11 8 4 2 4 6 26 9.8 -0.9 8.9 4.8 4.1
1972 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 11 3 0 343 175 168 Noll Bradshaw Harris Shanklin 5 13 2 8 1 2 8 26 12.0 -2.0 10.0 3.4 6.6
1971 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 6 8 0 246 292 -46 Noll Bradshaw Fuqua Smith 17 17 17 18 19 16 20 26 -3.3 -0.3 -3.6 -1.8 -1.8
1970 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 5 9 0 210 272 -62 Noll Bradshaw Fuqua Shanklin 21 20 16 14 22 20 19 26 -4.4 -3.0 -7.4 -5.9 -1.5
1969 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 1 13 0 218 404 -186 Noll Shiner Hoak Jefferson 15 14 16 10 10 16 15 16 -13.3
1968 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 2 11 1 244 397 -153 Austin Shiner Hoak Jefferson 13 6 16 15 15 15 13 16 -10.9
1967 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 4 9 1 281 320 -39 Austin Nix Shy Wilburn 10 11 9 8 12 11 9 16 -2.8
1966 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 5 8 1 316 347 -31 Austin Smith Asbury Jefferson 7 15 12 10 7 11 13 15 -2.2
1965 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 2 12 0 202 397 -195 Nixon Nelsen Hoak Ballman 14 13 12 11 14 14 14 14 -13.9
1964 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 5 9 0 253 315 -62 Parker Brown Johnson Ballman 11 10 9 7 12 11 10 14 -4.4
1963 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 7 4 3 321 295 26 Parker Brown Johnson Dial 6 3 8 11 3 8 8 14 1.9
1962 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 9 5 0 312 363 -51 Parker Layne Johnson Dial 6 9 11 8 7 9 8 14 -3.6
1961 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 6 8 0 295 287 8 Parker Bukich Johnson Dial 8 11 7 2 13 9 8 14 0.6
1960 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 5 6 1 240 275 -35 Parker Layne Tracy Dial 8 3 9 12 10 10 10 13 -2.9
1959 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 6 5 1 257 216 41 Parker Layne Tracy Orr 5 7 4 2 7 5 4 12 3.4
1958 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 7 4 1 261 230 31 Parker Layne Tracy Orr 5 3 4 3 6 6 2 12 2.6
1957 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 6 6 0 161 178 -17 Parker Morrall Wells McClairen 12 11 2 1 1 9 7 12 -1.4
1956 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 5 7 0 217 250 -33 Kiesling Marchibroda Rogel Mathews 9 10 8 3 3 7 7 12 -2.8
1955 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 4 8 0 195 285 -90 Kiesling Finks Rogel Mathews 12 6 11 2 12 12 2 12 -7.5
1954 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 5 7 0 219 263 -44 Kiesling Finks Rogel Mathews 9 9 7 11 4 9 9 12 -3.7
1953 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 6 6 0 211 263 -52 Bach Finks Rogel Nickel 7 7 8 2 6 8 6 12 -4.3
1952 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 5 7 0 300 273 27 Bach Finks Mathews Nickel 4 6 8 11 4 5 11 12 2.3
1951 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 4 7 1 183 235 -52 Michelosen Ortmann Rogel Minarik 11 11 4 4 4 8 9 12 -4.3
1950 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 6 6 0 180 195 -15 Michelosen Geri Geri Nickel 13 12 4 4 13 8 7 13 -1.3
1949 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 6 5 1 224 214 10 Michelosen Geri Nuzum Nickel 8 6 2 5 4 5 5 10 0.8
1948 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 4 8 0 200 243 -43 Michelosen Evans Cifers Jansante 7 8 4 3 10 6 6 10 -3.6
1947 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers* 8 4 0 240 259 -19 Sutherland Clement Clement Jansante 7 8 7 2 6 6 7 10 -1.6
1946 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 5 5 1 136 117 19 Sutherland Dudley Dudley Bova 10 9 1 5 4 5 8 10 1.7
1945 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 2 8 0 79 220 -141 Leonard Warren Warren Bova 10 10 8 8 8 10 10 10 -14.1
1942 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 7 4 0 167 119 48 Kiesling Dudley Dudley Kichefski 4 4 3 3 3 4 4 10 4.4
1941 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers 1 9 1 103 276 -173 Kiesling,Donelli,Bell Brumbaugh Riffle Looney 10 9 10 7 10 10 9 10 -15.7
1940 NFL Pittsburgh Pirates 2 7 2 60 178 -118 Kiesling Patterson Tomasetti Platukis 10 10 7 4 10 10 10 10 -10.7
1939 NFL Pittsburgh Pirates 1 9 1 114 216 -102 Kiesling,McNally McCullough Brumbaugh Boyd 7 8 8 9 10 8 9 10 -9.3
1938 NFL Pittsburgh Pirates 2 9 0 79 169 -90 McNally White White Davidson 10 7 9 7 10 10 7 10 -8.2
1937 NFL Pittsburgh Pirates 4 7 0 122 145 -23 McNally Fiske Karcis Davidson 7 7 6 4 6 6 6 10 -2.1
1936 NFL Pittsburgh Pirates 6 6 0 98 187 -89 Bach Matesic Heller Sortet 6 7 8 9 7 8 9 9 -7.4
1935 NFL Pittsburgh Pirates 4 8 0 100 209 -109 Bach Gildea Heller Sortet 5 9 9 9 9 8 9 9 -9.1
1934 NFL Pittsburgh Pirates 2 10 0 51 206 -155 DiMeolo Heller Heller Skladany 10 6 9 10 7 10 9 11 -12.9
1933 NFL Pittsburgh Pirates 3 6 2 67 208 -141 Douds Holm Brovelli Moss 8 8 10 9 10 10 9 10 -12.8

Playoff Game Log

Score
Week Opp Tm Opp
2008 Playoffs
Division W San Diego Chargers 35 24
ConfChamp W Baltimore Ravens 23 14
SuperBowl W N Arizona Cardinals 27 23
2007 Playoffs
WildCard L Jacksonville Jaguars 29 31
2005 Playoffs
WildCard W @ Cincinnati Bengals 31 17
Division W @ Indianapolis Colts 21 18
ConfChamp W @ Denver Broncos 34 17
SuperBowl W N Seattle Seahawks 21 10
2004 Playoffs
Division W New York Jets 20 17
ConfChamp L New England Patriots 27 41
2002 Playoffs
WildCard W Cleveland Browns 36 33
Division L @ Tennessee Titans 31 34
2001 Playoffs
Division W Baltimore Ravens 27 10
ConfChamp L New England Patriots 17 24
1997 Playoffs
Division W New England Patriots 7 6
ConfChamp L Denver Broncos 21 24
1996 Playoffs
WildCard W Indianapolis Colts 42 14
Division L @ New England Patriots 3 28
1995 Playoffs
Division W Buffalo Bills 40 21
ConfChamp W Indianapolis Colts 20 16
SuperBowl L N Dallas Cowboys 17 27
1994 Playoffs
Division W Cleveland Browns 29 9
ConfChamp L San Diego Chargers 13 17
1993 Playoffs
WildCard L @ Kansas City Chiefs 24 27
1992 Playoffs
Division L Buffalo Bills 3 24
1989 Playoffs
WildCard W @ Houston Oilers 26 23
Division L @ Denver Broncos 23 24
1984 Playoffs
Division W @ Denver Broncos 24 17
ConfChamp L @ Miami Dolphins 28 45
1983 Playoffs
Division L @ Los Angeles Raiders 10 38
1982 Playoffs
WildCard L San Diego Chargers 28 31
1979 Playoffs
Division W Miami Dolphins 34 14
ConfChamp W Houston Oilers 27 13
SuperBowl W N Los Angeles Rams 31 19
1978 Playoffs
Division W Denver Broncos 33 10
ConfChamp W Houston Oilers 34 5
SuperBowl W N Dallas Cowboys 35 31
1977 Playoffs
Division L @ Denver Broncos 21 34
1976 Playoffs
Division W @ Baltimore Colts 40 14
ConfChamp L @ Oakland Raiders 7 24
1975 Playoffs
Division W Baltimore Colts 28 10
ConfChamp W Oakland Raiders 16 10
SuperBowl W N Dallas Cowboys 21 17
1974 Playoffs
Division W Buffalo Bills 32 14
ConfChamp W @ Oakland Raiders 24 13
SuperBowl W N Minnesota Vikings 16 6
1973 Playoffs
Division L @ Oakland Raiders 14 33
1972 Playoffs
Division W Oakland Raiders 13 7
ConfChamp L Miami Dolphins 17 21
1947 Playoffs
Division L Philadelphia Eagles 0 21

Head-to-Head Franchise Records

Score
Opponent W L T W-L% Tm Opp
Arizona Cardinals 31 23 3 .574 1106 1059
Atlanta Falcons 11 2 1 .821 437 274
Baltimore Ravens 17 11 0 .607 572 518
Buffalo Bills 11 8 0 .579 441 345
Carolina Panthers 3 1 0 .750 111 55
Chicago Bears 7 17 1 .292 367 547
Cincinnati Bengals 47 32 0 .595 1705 1407
Cleveland Browns 58 56 0 .509 2287 2268
Dallas Cowboys 13 14 0 .481 541 602
Denver Broncos 7 13 1 .357 435 458
Detroit Lions 15 14 1 .517 503 579
Green Bay Packers 14 18 0 .438 573 755
Houston Texans 2 1 0 .667 71 48
Indianapolis Colts 13 6 0 .684 437 322
Jacksonville Jaguars 9 11 0 .450 341 370
Kansas City Chiefs 17 9 0 .654 639 492
Miami Dolphins 11 9 0 .550 370 391
Minnesota Vikings 7 8 0 .467 283 346
New England Patriots 13 7 0 .650 461 381
New Orleans Saints 7 6 0 .538 285 234
New York Giants 28 44 3 .389 1246 1480
New York Jets 15 3 0 .833 413 215
Oakland Raiders 8 10 0 .444 353 372
Philadelphia Eagles 27 46 3 .370 1097 1429
San Diego Chargers 21 6 0 .778 695 471
San Francisco 49ers 9 10 0 .474 401 371
Seattle Seahawks 7 8 0 .467 218 279
St. Louis Rams 6 15 2 .286 409 481
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 7 1 0 .875 171 91
Tennessee Titans 39 29 0 .574 1390 1183
Washington Redskins 31 42 3 .425 1194 1419
Defunct Franchises
Baltimore Colts 1 0 0 1.000 17 7
Boston Yanks 5 3 0 .625 140 100
Brooklyn Tigers 8 11 1 .421 158 244
Cincinnati Reds 2 0 1 1.000 30 3
New York Yanks 2 0 0 1.000 51 13
St. Louis Gunners 0 1 0 .000 0 6