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Pittsburgh Steelers

  • Super Bowl Championships: 6
  • Last Super Bowl Championship: Super Bowl 42
  • Claim to Fame: Have won the most Super Bowls (6) and are the only team to win 4 Super Bowls in a span of six seasons
  • Claim to Shame: Just 1 division title in their first 40 years of existence

The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of the true glamour franchises in the NFL.

Founded by Arthur J Rooney in 1933, the team had a very rough first 40 years, with just one division title to its name in that span. That changed in 1974, though, when the Steelers won Super Bowl 9.

It turned into a banner decade in the Steel City. They were the first team to win four Super Bowls, and the only team to win back-to-back Super Bowls twice.

It was quite a drought from there, as the Steelers went 0-for-the-80s and 0-for-the-90s in their quest for Lombardi trophies, which included a loss to the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl 30.

A decade later, they joined the San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys in the five-time champions club with a win in Super Bowl 40. Just three years later, the Steelers became the first team to claim six titles with a win in Super Bowl 43 over the Arizona Cardinals.

For much of the 2010s, the team was defined by their Killer Bs – quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, RB Le’Veon Bell, and WR Antonio Brown. In 2017, these Killer Bs led Pittsburgh to an impressive 13-3 record. But again, they came up short in the playoffs, getting upset by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the Divisional Round.

Flash forward to 2019, and the Killer Bs are down to one: Roethlisberger remains, but Bell and Brown both left the team under less than ideal circumstances.

That could be addition by subtraction, though. JuJu Smith-Schuster and James Connor keep the skill positions filled with talent, while the defense has been bulked up with the likes of Devin Bush. Since 2014 the Steelers have been a top-three team in adjusted offensive DVOA three times, and finished 7th and 13th in the others. It’s safe to assume a similar output in 2019.

That said, with Roethlisberger now year-to-year in his decision-making process, the Steelers’ window for a seventh Super Bowl may be closing.

ATS Record

Overall Home Away
5-3-0 3-2-0 2-1-0

Over/Under Record

Overall Home Away
3-5-0 3-2-0 0-3-0

Team defense

Type Rank Season Stats
PPG Allowed 13 21.1
YPG Allowed 11 335.5
Passing YPG Allowed 10 228
Rushing YPG Allowed 16 107.5
Turnovers Forced 2 21

Team offense

Type Rank Season Stats
PPG 18 22
YPG 28 290.8
Passing YPG 27 202.4
Rushing YPG 26 88.4
Turnovers Committed 15 11

Team standings

Name Record Div Record Streak
BAL 6-2-0 2-1-0 4W
CIN 0-8-0 0-2-0 8L
CLE 2-6-0 1-0-0 4L
PIT 4-4-0 1-1-0 3W

Team leaders

Name Score Achievement
Mason Rudolph 1,088 Passing
James Conner 380 Rushing
JuJu Smith-Schuster 459 Receiving
Mason Rudolph 10 Touchdowns
T.J. Watt 8 Sacks
Minkah Fitzpatrick 4 Interceptions

Injury reports

Player Injury Status Notes
Tyson Alualu Knee questionable Alualu is nursing a knee injury, and it is uncertain if he will be active Sunday against the Rams. Lasted Updated: 11/07/2019
Anthony Chickillo Personal out Chickillo has been removed from the Injured Reserve/Commissioner's Exempt List after tending to a legal matter. It is uncertain when he will return to action. Lasted Updated: 10/31/2019
James Conner Shoulder doubtful Conner missed the last game after having suffered an AC injury to his shoulder. He is not expected to suit up for Sunday's contest against the Rams. Lasted Updated: 11/07/2019
Sean Davis Shoulder IR Davis has been placed on the injured reserve list with a shoulder injury. Lasted Updated: 09/17/2019
Trey Edmunds Ribs doubtful Edmunds is tending to a rib injury, and he is unlikely to play against the Rams on Sunday. Lasted Updated: 11/07/2019
Ramon Foster Concussion questionable Foster missed the last game after entering the league's concussion protocol, and it is unknown if he will be cleared for Sunday's clash against the Rams. Lasted Updated: 11/05/2019
Ulysees Gilbert III Back IR Gilbert III has been sent to the injured reserve list due to a back injury. Lasted Updated: 11/05/2019
Lavon Hooks Achilles IR Hooks is on the injured reserve list due to an Achilles injury. Lasted Updated: 09/01/2019
Roosevelt Nix Knee questionable Nix has a knee injury, and it is uncertain if he will suit up against the Rams on Sunday. Lasted Updated: 11/06/2019
Ben Roethlisberger Elbow IR Roethlisberger has been placed on injured reserve due to right elbow surgery. Lasted Updated: 09/24/2019
Ryan Shazier Spine IR Shazier is expected to sit out the entire 2019 season while on the PUP list as he recuperates from spinal stabilization surgery. Lasted Updated: 07/29/2019
Benny Snell Jr. Knee out Snell Jr. is sidelined with a knee injury and is expected to miss two to three weeks. Lasted Updated: 10/31/2019
Ryan Switzer Back probable Switzer is dealing with a back injury, but he is expected to face the Rams on Sunday. Lasted Updated: 11/07/2019
Stephon Tuitt Pectoral IR Tuitt has landed on the injured reserve list due to a torn pectoral. Lasted Updated: 10/15/2019
SBT's score
61.3