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1984 Pittsburgh Steelers

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9-7-0, Finished 1st in AFC Central Division  · 1984 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.3, Offense: 2.4, Defense: 0.9, SoS: -1.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 387 points (24.2/g), 8th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 310 points (19.4/g), 11th.
 Differential of 77 points (4.8/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 10.1-5.9.

Coach: Chuck Noll (9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Tom Moore
 Defensive Coordinator: Tony Dungy

Stadium: Three Rivers Stadium
 Training Camp: St. Vincent College (Latrobe, Pennsylvania)

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner/President Art Rooney
Director of Player Personnel/de facto General Manager Dick Haley
Offensive Scheme Air Coryell
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 387 5420 1052 5.2 40 15 18 302 240 443 3241 25 25 6.8 167 574 2179 13 3.8 117
Team Defense 310 4916 1016 4.8 42 11 28 282 299 515 3299 19 31 5.9 167 454 1617 12 3.6 87
Lg Rank Offense 8 8 21 10 14 25 15 7 21 4 3 6 15 19
Lg Rank Defense 11 5 5 22 3 15 15 9 2 16 7 4 11 2

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 2 boxscore L 0-1 Kansas City Chiefs 27 37 20 465 419 46 4 18 264 170 94 1
2 Thu September 6 boxscore W 1-1 @ New York Jets 23 17 19 293 172 121 2 11 168 95 73 4
3 Sun September 16 boxscore W 2-1 Los Angeles Rams 24 14 20 345 226 119 2 15 298 215 83 3
4 Sun September 23 boxscore L 2-2 @ Cleveland Browns 10 20 12 219 148 71 3 17 413 285 128 1
5 Mon October 1 boxscore W 3-2 Cincinnati Bengals 38 17 22 392 241 151 4 15 280 155 125 5
6 Sun October 7 boxscore L 3-3 Miami Dolphins 7 31 17 287 208 79 3 20 342 226 116 1
7 Sun October 14 boxscore W 4-3 @ San Francisco 49ers 20 17 23 324 149 175 1 22 358 241 117 1
8 Sun October 21 boxscore L 4-4 @ Indianapolis Colts 16 17 18 405 278 127 1 21 301 174 127 1
9 Sun October 28 boxscore W 5-4 Atlanta Falcons 35 10 17 314 141 173 3 15 296 193 103 3
10 Sun November 4 boxscore W 6-4 Houston Oilers 35 7 17 322 131 191 3 17 273 176 97 4
11 Sun November 11 boxscore L 6-5 @ Cincinnati Bengals 20 22 20 293 133 160 3 15 282 166 116 1
12 Mon November 19 boxscore L 6-6 @ New Orleans Saints 24 27 18 332 217 115 4 16 265 176 89 3
13 Sun November 25 boxscore W 7-6 San Diego Chargers 52 24 28 445 243 202 23 422 391 31 5
14 Sun December 2 boxscore L OT 7-7 @ Houston Oilers 20 23 14 272 145 127 3 22 424 303 121 3
15 Sun December 9 boxscore W 8-7 Cleveland Browns 23 20 16 347 222 125 2 21 342 202 140 4
16 Sun December 16 boxscore W 9-7 @ Los Angeles Raiders 13 7 21 365 168 197 2 14 188 131 57 2
Playoffs
Division Sun December 30 boxscore W 10-7 @ Denver Broncos 24 17 25 381 212 169 2 15 250 199 51 2
ConfChamp Sun January 6 boxscore L 10-8 @ Miami Dolphins 28 45 22 455 312 143 4 28 569 435 134 2

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
16 Mark Malone 26 QB 13 9 6-3-0 147 272 54.0 2137 16 5.9 17 6.3 61 7.9 6.2 14.5 164.4 73.4 25 211 6.48 4.99 8.4 1 3
19 David Woodley 26 qb 7 7 3-4-0 85 156 54.5 1273 8 5.1 7 4.5 80 8.2 7.2 15.0 181.9 79.9 10 67 7.27 6.33 6.0
10 Scott Campbell 22 5 0 8 15 53.3 109 1 6.7 1 6.7 25 7.3 5.6 13.6 21.8 71.3 0 0 7.27 5.60 0.0
Team Total 25.5 16 9-7-0 240 443 54.2 3519 25 5.6 25 5.6 80 7.9 6.5 14.7 219.9 75.6 35 278 6.78 5.47 7.3 1 3
Opp Total 16 299 515 58.1 3689 19 3.7 31 6.0 7.2 5.19 12.3 230.6 67.5 47 390 5.9 4.1 8.4

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
30 Frank Pollard 27 FB 15 15 213 851 6 52 4.0 56.7 14.2 21 186 8.9 0 18 1.4 12.4 1037 6 9
34 Walter Abercrombie 25 rb 14 7 145 610 1 31 4.2 43.6 10.4 16 135 8.4 0 59 1.1 9.6 745 1 0
24 Rich Erenberg 22 KR/RB 16 9 115 405 2 31 3.5 25.3 7.2 38 358 9.4 1 25 2.4 22.4 763 3 3
38 Elton Veals 23 rb 15 1 31 87 0 9 2.8 5.8 2.1 87 0 0
16 Mark Malone 26 QB 13 9 25 42 3 13 1.7 3.2 1.9 42 3 4
40 Anthony Corley 24 14 0 18 89 0 23 4.9 6.4 1.3 89 0 0
19 David Woodley 26 qb 7 7 11 14 0 7 1.3 2.0 1.6 14 0 5
26 Scoop Gillespie 22 14 0 7 18 0 9 2.6 1.3 0.5 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.1 0.9 30 0 1
83 Louis Lipps* 22 PR/WR 14 8 3 71 1 36 23.7 5.1 0.2 45 860 19.1 9 80 3.2 61.4 931 10 8
10 Scott Campbell 22 5 0 3 -5 0 0 -1.7 -1.0 0.6 -5 0 1
80 Wayne Capers 23 16 0 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 -0.2 0.1 7 81 11.6 0 19 0.4 5.1 78 0 1
5 Craig Colquitt 30 P 16 0 1 0 0 9 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0 0
36 Todd Spencer 22 7 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0 5
82 John Stallworth* 32 WR 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 80 1395 17.4 11 51 5.0 87.2 1395 11 1
87 Weegie Thompson 23 wr 16 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 291 17.1 3 59 1.1 18.2 291 3 1
84 Chris Kolodziejski 23 te 7 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 59 11.8 0 22 0.7 8.4 59 0 0
89 Bennie Cunningham 30 te 7 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 64 16.0 1 29 0.6 9.1 64 1 0
86 Gregg Garrity 24 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 22 11.0 0 12 0.3 3.7 22 0 0
81 Darrell Nelson 23 TE 11 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 31 15.5 0 19 0.2 2.8 31 0 0
85 Calvin Sweeney 29 wr 9 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 25 12.5 0 16 0.2 2.8 25 0 0
Team Total 25.5 16 574 2179 13 52 3.8 136.2 35.9 240 3519 14.7 25 80 15.0 219.9 5698 38 40
Opp Total 16 454 1617 12 3.6 101.1 28.4 299 3299 11.0 19 18.7 206.2 4916 31 30

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
83 Louis Lipps* 22 PR/WR 14 8 53 656 1 76 12.4 1587
24 Rich Erenberg 22 KR/RB 16 9 28 575 0 47 20.5 1338
36 Todd Spencer 22 7 0 18 373 0 40 20.7 373
22 Rick Woods 25 db 15 4 6 40 0 14 6.7 40
38 Elton Veals 23 rb 15 1 4 40 0 18 10.0 127
23 Chris Brown 22 db 16 4 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
78 Mark Catano 22 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
33 Harvey Clayton 23 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
40 Anthony Corley 24 14 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 104
26 Scoop Gillespie 22 14 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 42
74 Terry Long 25 rg 12 7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 25.5 16 61 696 1 76 11.4 54 1026 0 47 19.0 7420
Opp Total 16 37 351 1 9.5 61 1338 1 21.9

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1 Gary Anderson 25 K 16 0 9 8 9 6 11 8 3 2 32 24 75.0% 45 45 100.0%
5 Craig Colquitt 30 P 16 0 70 2883 62 0 41.2
Team Total 25.5 16 9 8 9 6 11 8 3 2 32 24 75.0% 45 45 100.0% 70 2883 62 0 41.2
Opp Total 16 28 22 78.6% 35 34 97.1% 90 3816 42.4

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
57 Mike Merriweather* 24 LOLB 16 16 15.0 2 9 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
30 Frank Pollard 27 FB 15 15 0 9 2 0 0
53 Bryan Hinkle 25 ROLB 15 15 5.5 3 77 0 43 0 0 0 2 21 1
83 Louis Lipps* 22 PR/WR 14 8 0 8 2 0 0
64 Edmund Nelson 24 rde 16 5 7.0
31 Donnie Shell 32 SS 16 16 7 61 1 52 0
36 Todd Spencer 22 7 0 0 5 2 0 0
19 David Woodley 26 qb 7 7 0 5 2 -4 0
24 Rich Erenberg 22 KR/RB 16 9 0 3 3 0 0
16 Mark Malone 26 QB 13 9 0 4 2 0 0
41 Sam Washington 24 RCB 14 14 6 138 2 69 0
21 Eric Williams 24 FS 16 12 2.0 3 49 0 44 0 0 0 1 6 0
93 Keith Willis 25 de 12 2 5.0 0 0 1 0 0
49 Dwayne Woodruff 27 LCB 16 14 5 56 1 42 0 0 0 1 65 1
92 Keith Gary 25 RDE 16 11 4.0 0 0 1 6 0
56 Robin Cole* 29 RILB 16 16 2.0 1 12 0 12 0 0 0 1 8 0
80 Wayne Capers 23 16 0 0 1 2 2 0
33 Harvey Clayton 23 14 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
26 Scoop Gillespie 22 14 0 0 1 2 0 0
95 John Goodman 26 LDE 14 14 2.5
23 Chris Brown 22 db 16 4 1 31 0 31 0 0 0 1 0 0
10 Scott Campbell 22 5 0 0 1 1 0 0
40 Anthony Corley 24 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
22 Rick Woods 25 db 15 4 2 0 0 0 0
54 Craig Bingham 25 lb 11 1 0 0 1 0 0
67 Gary Dunn 31 NT 16 16 1.0
50 David Little 25 LILB 16 13 1.0
74 Terry Long 25 rg 12 7 0 1 0 0 0
72 Ray Snell 26 lt 13 6 0 0 1 0 0
82 John Stallworth* 32 WR 16 16 0 1 0 0 0
87 Weegie Thompson 23 wr 16 7 0 1 0 0 0
38 Elton Veals 23 rb 15 1 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 25.5 16 46.0 31 433 4 69 0 0 40 33 104 2
Opp Total 16 35 30 19

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 Gary Anderson 25 K 16 0 45 24 117
83 Louis Lipps* 22 PR/WR 14 8 1 9 1 11 66
82 John Stallworth* 32 WR 16 16 11 11 66
30 Frank Pollard 27 FB 15 15 6 6 36
24 Rich Erenberg 22 KR/RB 16 9 2 1 3 18
16 Mark Malone 26 QB 13 9 3 3 18
87 Weegie Thompson 23 wr 16 7 3 3 18
41 Sam Washington 24 RCB 14 14 2 2 12
49 Dwayne Woodruff 27 LCB 16 14 1 1 2 12
34 Walter Abercrombie 25 rb 14 7 1 1 6
89 Bennie Cunningham 30 te 7 4 1 1 6
53 Bryan Hinkle 25 ROLB 15 15 1 1 6
31 Donnie Shell 32 SS 16 16 1 1 6
Team Total 25.5 16 13 25 1 2 4 45 45 24 387
Opp Total 16 12 19 1 1 1 1 34 22 310