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1947 Pittsburgh Steelers

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8-4-0, Finished 1st in NFL East Division  · 1947 NFL Season Summary

Scored 240 points (20.0/g), 7th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 259 points (21.6/g), 7th.
 Differential of -19 points (-1.6/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 5.5-6.5.

Coach: Jock Sutherland (8-4-0)

Stadium: Forbes Field
 Training Camp: Alliance College (Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania)

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 21 boxscore W 1-0 Detroit Lions 17 10 14 283 194 89 6 14 278 165 113 5
2 Mon September 29 boxscore L 1-1 Los Angeles Rams 7 48 10 149 74 75 6 20 455 258 197 1
2 Sun October 5 boxscore L 1-2 @ Washington Redskins 26 27 16 373 167 206 1 15 384 275 109 3
3 Sun October 12 boxscore W 2-2 @ Boston Yanks 30 14 19 403 127 276 3 8 112 86 26 1
5 Sun October 19 boxscore W 3-2 Philadelphia Eagles 35 24 25 406 177 229 1 16 343 168 175 3
5 Sun October 26 boxscore W 4-2 @ New York Giants 38 21 14 313 155 158 4 14 250 130 120 5
6 Sun November 2 boxscore W 5-2 @ Green Bay Packers 18 17 14 261 128 133 12 290 165 125 1
8 Sun November 9 boxscore W 6-2 Washington Redskins 21 14 15 260 89 171 2 16 316 183 133 2
9 Sun November 16 boxscore W 7-2 New York Giants 24 7 13 239 94 145 2 6 82 35 47 3
9 Sun November 23 boxscore L 7-3 @ Chicago Bears 7 49 17 316 92 224 5 26 522 242 280 2
10 Sun November 30 boxscore L 7-4 @ Philadelphia Eagles 0 21 6 120 45 75 3 15 251 32 219 2
12 Sun December 7 boxscore W 8-4 Boston Yanks 17 7 13 235 68 167 2 8 186 108 78 4
Playoffs
Division Sun December 21 boxscore L 8-5 Philadelphia Eagles 0 21 7 154 52 102 2 17 255 131 124 2