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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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Mark Malone 26 4 9 147 for 272, 2,137 yards, 16 td, 17 int, & 25 rushes for 42 yards and 3 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 28th pick / 1980
RB Rich Erenberg 22 Rook 9 115 rushes for 405 yards, 2 td, & 38 catches for 358 yards and 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 247th pick / 1984
FB Frank Pollard 27 4 15 213 rushes for 851 yards, 6 td, & 21 catches for 186 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 305th pick / 1980
WR Louis Lipps* 22 Rook 8 45 catches for 860 yards, 9 td, & 3 rushes for 71 yards and 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 23rd pick / 1984
WR John Stallworth* 32 10 16 80 catches for 1,395 yards, 11 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 82nd pick / 1974
TE Darrell Nelson 23 Rook 9 2 catches for 31 yards, 0 td
LT Tunch Ilkin 27 4 16 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 165th pick / 1980
LG Craig Wolfley 26 4 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 138th pick / 1980
C Mike Webster* 32 10 16 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 125th pick / 1974
RG Blake Wingle 24 1 10 Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 244th pick / 1983
RT Larry Brown 35 13 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 106th pick / 1971
 Defensive Starters
LDE John Goodman 26 3 14 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 56th pick / 1980
NT Gary Dunn 31 8 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 159th pick / 1976
RDE Keith Gary 25 1 11 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 17th pick / 1981
LOLB Mike Merriweather* 24 2 16 15.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 70th pick / 1982
LILB David Little 25 3 13 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 183rd pick / 1981
RILB Robin Cole* 29 7 16 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 21st pick / 1977
ROLB Bryan Hinkle 25 2 15 5.5 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 156th pick / 1981
LCB Dwayne Woodruff 27 5 14 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 161st pick / 1979
RCB Sam Washington 24 2 14 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
SS Donnie Shell 32 10 16 0.0 sacks, 7 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
FS Eric Williams 24 1 12 2.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 164th pick / 1983
 Special Teams Starters
K Gary Anderson 25 2 0 24 of 32 field goals & 45 of 45 extra points Buffalo Bills / 7th / 171st pick / 1982
P Craig Colquitt 30 6 0 70 punts for a 41.2 average, 0 blocked Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 76th pick / 1978
PR Louis Lipps* 22 Rook 8 53 punt returns for a 12.4 average and 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 23rd pick / 1984
KR Rich Erenberg 22 Rook 9 28 kick returns for a 20.5 average and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 247th pick / 1984

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
34 Walter Abercrombie 25 rb 14 7 210 6-0 Baylor 9/26/1959 2 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 12th pick / 1982
1 Gary Anderson 25 K 16 0 193 5-11 Syracuse 7/16/1959 2 4 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 171st pick / 1982
77 Steve August 30 t 5 1 255 6-4 Tulsa 9/4/1954 7 1 Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 14th pick / 1977
54 Craig Bingham 25 lb 11 1 218 6-2 Syracuse 9/26/1959 2 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 167th pick / 1982
71 Emil Boures 24 lt 8 6 259 6-1 Pittsburgh 1/29/1960 2 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 182nd pick / 1982
23 Chris Brown 22 db 16 4 200 6-0 Notre Dame 4/11/1962 Rook 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 164th pick / 1984
79 Larry Brown 35 RT 7 7 246 6-4 Kansas 6/16/1949 13 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 106th pick / 1971
10 Scott Campbell 22 5 0 196 6-0 Purdue 4/15/1962 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 191st pick / 1984
80 Wayne Capers 23 16 0 198 6-2 Kansas 5/17/1961 1 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1983
78 Mark Catano 22 16 0 265 6-3 Valdosta St. 1/26/1962 Rook 1
33 Harvey Clayton 23 14 0 179 5-9 Florida St. 4/4/1961 1 2
56 Robin Cole* 29 RILB 16 16 220 6-2 New Mexico 9/11/1955 7 12 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 21st pick / 1977
5 Craig Colquitt 30 P 16 0 182 6-1 Tennessee 6/9/1954 6 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 76th pick / 1978
40 Anthony Corley 24 14 0 210 6-0 UNLV 8/10/1960 Rook 1
89 Bennie Cunningham 30 te 7 4 254 6-5 Clemson 12/23/1954 8 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 28th pick / 1976
67 Gary Dunn 31 NT 16 16 258 6-3 Miami (FL) 8/24/1953 8 8 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 159th pick / 1976
94 Terry Echols 22 4 0 220 6-0 Marshall 1/10/1962 Rook 0
24 Rich Erenberg 22 KR 16 9 200 5-10 Colgate 4/17/1962 Rook 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 247th pick / 1984
86 Gregg Garrity 24 6 0 171 5-10 Penn St. 11/24/1960 1 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 140th pick / 1983
92 Keith Gary 25 RDE 16 11 263 6-3 Ferrum,Oklahoma 9/14/1959 1 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 17th pick / 1981
26 Scoop Gillespie 22 14 0 185 5-10 William Jewell 2/26/1962 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 12th / 332nd pick / 1984
95 John Goodman 26 LDE 14 14 253 6-6 Oklahoma 11/12/1958 3 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 56th pick / 1980
53 Bryan Hinkle 25 ROLB 15 15 222 6-1 Oregon 6/4/1959 2 10 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 156th pick / 1981
62 Tunch Ilkin 27 LT 16 16 263 6-3 Indiana St. 9/23/1957 4 8 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 165th pick / 1980
29 Ron Johnson 28 15 0 200 5-10 East. Michigan 6/8/1956 6 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1978
90 Bob Kohrs 26 10 0 240 6-3 Arizona St. 11/8/1958 3 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1980
84 Chris Kolodziejski 23 te 7 3 231 6-3 Wyoming 2/5/1961 Rook 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1984
58 Jack Lambert 32 lb 8 3 220 6-4 Kent St. 7/8/1952 10 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 46th pick / 1974
83 Louis Lipps* 22 PR 14 8 190 5-10 Southern Miss 8/9/1962 Rook 10 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 23rd pick / 1984
50 David Little 25 LILB 16 13 232 6-1 Florida 1/3/1959 3 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 183rd pick / 1981
74 Terry Long 25 rg 12 7 272 5-11 East Carolina 7/21/1959 Rook 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 111th pick / 1984
16 Mark Malone 26 QB 13 9 223 6-4 Arizona St. 11/22/1958 4 8 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 28th pick / 1980
57 Mike Merriweather* 24 LOLB 16 16 230 6-2 Pacific 11/26/1960 2 13 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 70th pick / 1982
81 Darrell Nelson 23 TE 11 9 235 6-2 Memphis 10/27/1961 Rook 0
64 Edmund Nelson 24 rde 16 5 272 6-3 Auburn 4/30/1960 2 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 172nd pick / 1982
30 Frank Pollard 27 FB 15 15 218 5-10 Baylor 6/15/1957 4 8 Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 305th pick / 1980
60 Randy Rasmussen 24 16 0 253 6-7 Minnesota 9/27/1960 Rook 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 220th pick / 1984
88 John Rodgers 24 6 0 220 6-2 Louisiana Tech 2/7/1960 2 0
63 Pete Rostosky 23 t 8 2 259 6-4 Connecticut 7/29/1961 Rook 2
59 Todd Seabaugh 23 16 0 225 6-4 San Diego St. 3/16/1961 Rook 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 79th pick / 1983
31 Donnie Shell 32 SS 16 16 190 5-11 South Carolina St. 8/26/1952 10 9
72 Ray Snell 26 lt 13 6 262 6-4 Wisconsin 2/24/1958 4 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1980
36 Todd Spencer 22 7 0 203 6-0 USC 7/26/1962 Rook 0
82 John Stallworth* 32 WR 16 16 191 6-2 Alabama A&M 7/15/1952 10 14 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 82nd pick / 1974
85 Calvin Sweeney 29 wr 9 1 190 6-2 California-Riverside,USC 1/12/1955 4 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 110th pick / 1979
87 Weegie Thompson 23 wr 16 7 212 6-6 Florida St. 3/21/1961 Rook 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 108th pick / 1984
38 Elton Veals 23 rb 15 1 230 5-11 Tulane 3/26/1961 Rook 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 303rd pick / 1984
41 Sam Washington 24 RCB 14 14 180 5-8 Miss. Valley St. 3/7/1960 2 8
52 Mike Webster* 32 C 16 16 255 6-1 Wisconsin 3/18/1952 10 12 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 125th pick / 1974
21 Eric Williams 24 FS 16 12 188 6-1 North Carolina St. 2/21/1960 1 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 164th pick / 1983
28 Robert Williams 22 2 0 202 5-11 East. Illinois 9/26/1962 Rook 0
93 Keith Willis 25 de 12 2 260 6-1 Northeastern 7/29/1959 2 3
61 Blake Wingle 24 RG 15 10 267 6-2 Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo,UCLA 4/17/1960 1 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 244th pick / 1983
73 Craig Wolfley 26 LG 9 9 265 6-1 Syracuse 5/19/1958 4 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 138th pick / 1980
19 David Woodley 26 qb 7 7 210 6-2 LSU 10/25/1958 4 5 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 214th pick / 1980
49 Dwayne Woodruff 27 LCB 16 14 198 5-11 Louisville 2/18/1957 5 8 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 161st pick / 1979
22 Rick Woods 25 db 15 4 196 6-0 Boise St. 11/16/1959 2 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 97th pick / 1982
Team Total 25.5 16 223.5 6-1.3 2.9