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Franchise History:

1933-1939: Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL)

1940-1942: Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL)

1943: Philadelphia-Pittsburgh Steagles (NFL)

1944: Card-Philadelphia (NFL)

1945-Present: Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL)
 
Record:

553-503-21 .513

33-20 .623 (Playoffs)

 
Best Season:

2004 (15-1)

Worst Season
:

1969 (1-13)

Championships:

Super Bowl Champions: (6)
IX (1974-75), X (1975-76), XIII (1978-79), XIV (1979-80), XL (2005-06), XLIII (2008-09)

NFL Champions (pre 1966):
None

Super Bowls Appearances: (6)
IX (1974), X (1975), XIII (1978), XIV (1979), XXX (1995), XL (2005)

NFL Championship Games (Pre-1966):

None

NFL/AFC Championship Games: (13)

1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1984, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2004, 2005

Division Champions: (18)
1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1984, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2007

Playoff Appearences: (24)
1947, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007

Coaches:


(1933) Jap Douds (3-6-2)

(1934) Luby DiMelio (2-10-0)

(1935-1936) Joe Bach (10-14-0)

(1937-1939) Johnny McNally (6-19-0)

(1939-1940) Walt Kiesling (3-13-3)

(1941) Bert Bell (0-2-0)

(1941) Aldo (Buff) Donelli (0-5-0)

(1941-1944) Walt Kiesling (13-20-2)

(1945) Jim Leonard (2-8-0)

(1946-1947) Jock Sutherland (15-24-3)

(1948-1951) Johnny Michelson (20-26-2)

(1952-1953) Joe Bach (11-13-0)

(1954-1956) Walt Kiesling (8-15-2)

(1957-1964) Raymond (Buddy) Parker (51-48-6)

(1965) Mike Nixon (2-12-0)

(1966-1968) Bill Austin (11-28-3)

(1969-1991) Chuck Noll (209-156-1)  

(1992-2006) Bill Cowher (149-90-1)

(2007-Present) Mike Tomlin (10-6-0)

 

Retired Numbers:

70 Ernie Stautner (DT 1950-1963)


Stadiums:

1933-1963: Forbes Field

1958-1969: Pitt Stadium

1970-2000: Three Rivers Stadium

2001-Present: Heinz Field


Hall of Famers:

Bert Bell (President 1941-1946)
 
Mel Blount (CB 1970-1983)
 
Terry Bradshaw (QB 1970-1983)
 
Len Dawson (QB 1957-1959)
 
Bill Dudley (RB 1942, 1945-1946)
 
Mean Joe Greene (DT 1969-1981)
 
Jack Ham (LB 1971-1982)
 
Franco Harris (RB 1972-1983)
 
Cal Hubbard (OT 1936)
 
John Henry Johnson (RB 1960-65)
 
Walt Kiesling (Coach 1939-1940, 1941-1944, 1954-1956)
 
Jack Lambert (LB 1974-1984)
 
Bobby Layne (QB 1958-1966)
 
John McNally (Coach 1934, 37-39)
 
Marion Motley (RB 1955)
 
Chuck Noll (Coach 1969-1991)
 
Art Rooney (Owner 1933-1988)
 
Dan Rooney (Owner 1955-Present)
 
John Stallworth (WR 1974-1987)
 
Ernie Stauter (DT 1950-1963)
 
Lynn Swann (WR 1974-1982)
 
Mike Webster (C 1974-1988)


Awards:

Coach of the Year: (1)

1992 Bill Cowher

Defensive Rookie of the Year: (3)
1969 Mean Joe Greene DT
1974 Jack Lambert LB
2001 Kendrell Bell LB

Offensive Rookie of the Year: (4)
1958 Jimmy Orr WR
1972 Franco Harris RB
1984 Louis Lipps WR
2004 Ben Roethlisberger QB

Defensive Player of the Year: (4)
1974 Mean Joe Greene DT
1975 Mel Blount CB
1976 Jack Lambert LB
1993 Rod Woodson DB

Offensive Player of the Year :
None

NFL MVP: (2)
1946 Bill Dudley RB
1978 Terry Bradshaw QB
 
Pro Bowl MVP: (4)

1957 Ernie Stautner OT
1960 Gene Lipscomb OT
1963 Gene Lipscomb OT
1977 Mel Blount CB
 

Super Bowl MVP: (5)

IX Franco Harris RB (1974)
X Lynn Swann WR (1975)
XIII Terry Bradshaw QB (1978)
XIV Terry Bradshaw QB (1979)
XL Hines Ward WR (2005)

 

Team Song:
Pennsylvania Polka

 
Fans Must Have:
Terrible Towels

Mascot
:
Steely McBeam

 

Nickname: 

Originally named Pirates after the city’s major league baseball team, Owner Art Rooney Sr. changed the team name to Steelers in 1940 to more properly represent the city’s dominant steel industry.

 
Franchise Leaders:

 
Most Yards Rushing, Career: Franco Harris, 11,950 yards (1972-1983).

Most Yards Passing, Career: Terry Bradshaw, 27,989 yards (1970-1983).

Most Receptions, Career: John Stallworth, 537 receptions (1974-1987).

All-Time Leading Scorer: Gary Anderson, 1,343 points (1982-1994).

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