Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers: News, Schedule, Roster, Score, Injury Report

History

The Pittsburgh Steelers is one of the most storied clubs in NFL history with their introduction to the league dating all the way back to 1933. The Steelers were originally a regional pro team that was established in the early 1920s. Their arrival into the league came under the Pittsburgh Pirates banner.

They are the oldest franchise in the AFC and the 7th-oldest franchise in the NFL. Moreover, the Steelers are amongst the most successful franchises from the modern iteration of the NFL.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are tied with the New England Patriots for the most Super Bowl titles at 6. What’s more, they have both played in 16 and hosted 11 times more conference championship games than any other team in the league. Chiefly, they lost their most recent championship appearance on February 11th, 2011, at Super Bowl XLV.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently placed atop the AFC North Division and have rounded up a record of 12-3. The team made a huge leap from their 2019 campaign where they finished off the season with an 8-8 record. They became the first NFL team to reach 11-0 to begin the season since the Carolina Panthers in the 2015 season. A Week 13 loss to the Washington Football team halted their streak.

Logo

The Steelers logo is based on the Steelmark logo belonging to the American Iron and Steel Institute. The logo contains 3 hypocycloids that indicate steel lightens your work, brightens your day, and widens your world. They also represent the 3 materials used to produce steel: yellow for coal, orange for iron ore, and blue for steel scrap.

Not to mention, the Steelers had to petition the AISI in order to change the word Steel inside the Steelmark to Steelers before the logo was complete. The franchise is also the only NFL team to have their logo on only one side of the helmet.

Owner Achievements

The Rooney Family have been the majority owners of the Pittsburgh Steelers since the inception of the franchise in 1933. Art Rooney was at the helm of the club in all capacity until his death in 1988. His son Dan Rooney took over as the Team Chairman and owner and front office operations were subsequently passed onto Dan Rooney’s son Art Rooney II following Dan’s death in 2017.

Additionally, the fundamental approach of Rooney’s management through patience and consistency has been a huge attributing factor to their success. Their approach has proven to be rewarding in that all 3 post-AFL-NFL merger era coaches have won at least 1 Super Bowl and 2 AFC championships apiece.

Sponsors

U.S. Steel came out and signed an invested partnership with the Pittsburgh Steelers at the midpoint of the 2019 season. Bet MGM was named as the first gaming partner for the legacy franchise. BetMGM is a leading sports betting and digital gaming company. They operate with the understanding that they are the presenting sponsors of the Steelers kickoff pregame show, which will be titled Steelers kickoff presented by BetMGM.

The Pittsburgh Steelers have also had a multi-year tie-up with Pizza Hut, and they became the 2nd official NFL team to partner-up with the chain establishment joining the Seattle Seahawks. Moreover, the club also has an exclusive association with FanDuel, the fully integrated marketing deal will prominently feature FanDuel at Heinz Field.

Roster Foundation

Quarterbacks 7. Ben Roethlisberger

5. Joshua Dobbs

2. Mason Rudolph

Running backs 30. James Conner

26. Anthony McFarland Jr.

38. Jaylen Samuels

24. Benny Snell

44. Derek Watt

Wide receivers 11. Chase Claypool

18. Diontae Johnson

14. Ray-Ray McCloud

19. JuJu Smith-Schuster

13. James Washington

Tight ends 85. Eric Ebron

89. Vance McDonald

Offensive linemen 66. David DeCastro

69. Kevin Dotson

60. J.C. Hassenauer

65. Jerald Hawkins

64. Danny Isidora

76. Chukwuma Okorafor

53. Maurkice Pouncey

78. Alejandro Villanueva

Defensive linemen 94. Tyson Alualu

96. Isaiah Buggs

73. Carlos Davis

97. Cameron Heyward

99. Henry Mondeaux

91. Stephon Tuitt

95. Chris Wormley

Linebackers 92. Olasunkanmi Adeniyi

27. Marcus Allen

45. Jayrone Elliott

56. Alex Highsmith

49. Cassius Marsh

40. Tegray Scales

90. T.J Watt

98. Vince Williams

51. Avery Williamson

Defensive backs 25. Antoine Brooks

37. Jordan Dangerfield

21. Sean Davis

34. Terrell Edmunds

39. Minkah Fitzpatrick

23. Joe Haden

28. Mike Hilton

31. Justin Layne

22. Steven Nelson

42. James Pierre

20. Cameron Sutton

Special teams 4. Jordan Berry

9. Chris Boswell

57. Kameron Canaday

Charity

The Steelers, the NFL, and the American Heart Association (AHA) partner on a health and fitness program that incorporates physical activity for middle school students into the daily classroom and after-school activities. The Steelers also supports the AHA’s annual heart walk.  Additionally, the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation seeks to support the Police and Fire departments throughout the U.S.

The franchise is involved with the Art Rooney Scholarship Fund that was established in the memory of the founder. The scholarship annually provides a grant to the Cardinal Wuerl Catholic fund. Not to mention, the scholarship has awarded grants to more than 80 local students since its establishment.

History and Achievements

Founded 1933
Owner The Rooney Family
CEO Art Rooney II
Head Coach Mike Tomlin
Stadium Heinz Field
Location North Shore, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sponsors Uber, Pizza Hut, Guardian Protection, U.S Steel, FanDuel, BetMGM, Pepsi Co
Championships League championships (6)

Super Bowl championships (6)

1974 (IX), 1975 (X), 1978 (XIII), 1979 (XIV), 2005 (XL), 2008 (XLIII)

Conference championships (8)

AFC: 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1995, 2005, 2008, 2010

Division championships (24)

AFC Central: 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1984, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001

AFC North: 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2020

Official Website Pittsburgh Steelers- www.steelers.com