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Est. 1933

Pittsburgh
Steelers

Troy Polamalu - Safety - 32 Interceptions

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The Pittsburgh Steelers became the first NFL franchise to win six Super Bowl titles following their victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XL.

Team History

  • The Pittsburgh franchise was founded as the “Pittsburgh Pirates” by Arthur J. Rooney in 1933 before officially becoming the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1940.
  • The 1970s were a dominant decade for the team under head coach Chuck Noll during which they won four Super Bowls and made the playoffs eight times

  • In 1938, Pittsburgh selected future U.S. Supreme Court Justice Byron White in the first round of the NFL draft.
  • After drafting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, the Steelers went on to win the 2006 and 2009 Super Bowls, becoming one of the most successful NFL franchises.

  • The Steelers have a rivalry with the Baltimore Ravens with both teams handing each other their first losses at their current home fields. 

Team Facts

  • Seasons: 89 (1933-2021)
  • Winningest Coach: (W-L-T): Chuck Noll (193-148-1)
  • Super Bowl Titles: 6
  • Record going into 2021 season: (W-L-T): 643-556-21
  • Playoff Record: 36-26
  • Most Career Yards Rushing: Franco Harris, 11,950 (1972-83)
  • Most Career Yards Passing: Ben Roethlisberger, 60,348 (2004-20)
  • Most Career Receptions: Hines Ward, 1,000 (1998-2011)
  • Most Career Sacks: James Harrison, 80.5 (2002, 2004-12, 2014-17)
  • Most Career Interceptions: Mel Blount, 57 (1970-83)
  • Most Career Points: Gary Anderson, 1,343 (1982-94)
  • Current Team Owners: Rooney Family

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