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1991 Pittsburgh Steelers

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7-9-0, Finished 2nd in AFC Central Division  · 1991 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.9, Offense: -0.8, Defense: -2.2, SoS: 0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 292 points (18.2/g), 17th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 344 points (21.5/g), 22nd.
 Differential of -52 points (-3.2/g), 21st.  Expected W-L: 6.5-9.5.

Coach: Chuck Noll (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Joe Walton
 Defensive Coordinator: Dave Brazil
 Other Notable Asst.: John Fox (Defensive Backs)

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

Team Info

General Manager/Director of Football Operations Tom Donahoe
Chairman Dan Rooney
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 292 4581 915 5.0 30 14 14 254 259 476 2954 20 16 5.7 158 394 1627 8 4.1 82
Team Defense 344 5168 1039 5.0 30 11 28 320 334 535 3586 21 19 6.3 194 466 1582 14 3.4 98
Lg Rank Offense 17 20 11 11 22 23 18 7 11 21 19 17 22 9
Lg Rank Defense 22 22 17 21 26 23 26 21 7 21 21 11 18 3

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 1 boxscore W 1-0 San Diego Chargers 26 20 16 390 266 124 2 20 281 186 95 2
2 Sun September 8 boxscore L 1-1 @ Buffalo Bills 34 52 14 265 113 152 1 31 537 343 194 3
3 Sun September 15 boxscore W 2-1 New England Patriots 20 6 16 290 247 43 2 12 174 92 82 2
4 Sun September 22 boxscore L 2-2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 14 23 11 226 160 66 1 20 374 279 95 1
5 Bye Week
6 Sun October 6 boxscore W 3-2 @ Indianapolis Colts 21 3 17 292 172 120 3 15 189 147 42 2
7 Mon October 14 boxscore L 3-3 New York Giants 20 23 20 377 229 148 1 17 311 114 197
8 Sun October 20 boxscore L 3-4 Seattle Seahawks 7 27 12 240 162 78 3 18 324 259 65
9 Sun October 27 boxscore L 3-5 @ Cleveland Browns 14 17 18 282 207 75 2 19 262 179 83
10 Sun November 3 boxscore L 3-6 @ Denver Broncos 13 20 19 309 163 146 1 17 274 130 144 2
11 Sun November 10 boxscore W OT 4-6 @ Cincinnati Bengals 33 27 18 352 294 58 25 406 336 70 3
12 Sun November 17 boxscore L 4-7 Washington Redskins 14 41 16 282 241 41 2 23 462 365 97
13 Sun November 24 boxscore W 5-7 Houston Oilers 26 14 16 294 155 139 2 21 331 307 24 6
14 Thu November 28 boxscore L 5-8 @ Dallas Cowboys 10 20 17 199 134 65 1 20 297 181 116
15 Sun December 8 boxscore L 5-9 @ Houston Oilers 6 31 14 232 147 85 4 23 350 233 117 2
16 Sun December 15 boxscore W 6-9 Cincinnati Bengals 17 10 18 326 177 149 5 13 195 120 75 2
17 Sun December 22 boxscore W 7-9 Cleveland Browns 17 10 12 225 87 138 26 401 315 86 5

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
14 Neil O'Donnell 25 QB 12 8 2-6-0 156 286 54.5% 1963 11 3.8 7 2.4 89 6.9 6.5 12.6 163.6 78.8 30 214 5.53 5.23 9.5 1 1
6 Bubby Brister 29 qb 8 8 5-3-0 103 190 54.2% 1350 9 4.7 9 4.7 65 7.1 5.9 13.1 168.8 72.9 15 145 5.88 4.78 7.3 0 2
Team Total 25.8 16 7-9-0 259 476 54.4% 3313 20 4.2 16 3.4 89 7.0 6.3 12.8 207.1 76.4 45 359 5.67 5.06 8.6 1 3
Opp Total 16 334 535 62.4% 3843 21 3.9 19 3.6 7.2 6.37 11.5 240.2 82.3 38 257 6.3 5.5 6.6

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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
33 Merril Hoge 26 FB 16 16 165 610 2 24 3.7 38.1 10.3 49 379 7.7 1 25 3.1 23.7 989 3 3
29 Barry Foster 23 RB 10 9 96 488 1 56 5.1 48.8 9.6 9 117 13.0 1 31 0.9 11.7 605 2 5
42 Warren Williams 26 rb 16 3 57 262 4 21 4.6 16.4 3.6 15 139 9.3 0 29 0.9 8.7 401 4 2
38 Tim Worley 25 2 0 22 117 0 16 5.3 58.5 11.0 117 0 1
34 Leroy Thompson 22 13 0 20 60 0 14 3.0 4.6 1.5 14 118 8.4 0 32 1.1 9.1 178 0 1
14 Neil O'Donnell 25 QB 12 8 18 82 1 22 4.6 6.8 1.5 82 1 11
6 Bubby Brister 29 qb 8 8 11 17 0 8 1.5 2.1 1.4 17 0 4
4 Dan Stryzinski 26 P 16 0 4 -11 0 0 -2.8 -0.7 0.3 -11 0 1
20 Dwight Stone 27 WR 16 8 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.1 0.1 32 649 20.3 5 89 2.0 40.6 651 5 0
83 Louis Lipps 29 WR 15 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 55 671 12.2 2 35 3.7 44.7 671 2 1
86 Eric Green 24 TE 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 41 582 14.2 6 49 3.7 52.9 582 6 2
88 Chris Calloway 23 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 254 16.9 1 33 1.3 21.2 254 1 0
87 Adrian Cooper 23 te 16 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 147 13.4 2 47 0.7 9.2 147 2 0
85 Keith Cash 22 5 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 90 12.9 1 20 1.4 18.0 90 1 0
84 Mike Mularkey 30 te 9 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 67 11.2 0 21 0.7 7.4 67 0 0
89 Ernie Mills 23 wr 16 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 79 26.3 1 35 0.2 4.9 79 1 0
81 Jeff Graham 22 wr 13 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 21 10.5 0 15 0.2 1.6 21 0 0
Team Total 25.8 16 394 1627 8 56 4.1 101.7 24.6 259 3313 12.8 20 89 16.2 207.1 4940 28 37
Opp Total 16 466 1582 14 3.4 98.9 29.1 334 3586 10.7 21 20.9 224.1 5168 35 27

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
26 Rod Woodson* 26 KR/PR/RCB 15 15 28 320 0 40 11.4 44 880 0 47 20.0 1200
89 Ernie Mills 23 wr 16 2 1 0 1 0 0.0 11 284 0 54 25.8 363
81 Jeff Graham 22 wr 13 1 8 46 0 13 5.8 3 48 0 23 16.0 115
20 Dwight Stone 27 WR 16 8 6 75 0 25 12.5 726
85 Keith Cash 22 5 2 1 6 0 6 6.0 96
56 Rob McGovern 25 15 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
34 Leroy Thompson 22 13 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 186
43 Shawn Vincent 23 db 10 1 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
57 Jerrol Williams 24 lb 16 4 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
Team Total 25.8 16 39 373 1 40 9.6 67 1314 0 54 19.6 6627
Opp Total 16 29 210 0 7.2 43 825 0 19.2

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
4 Dan Stryzinski 26 P 16 0 74 2996 63 1 40.5
1 Gary Anderson 32 K 16 0 10 8 11 9 6 5 6 1 33 23 69.7%% 31 31 100.0%%
Team Total 25.8 16 10 8 11 9 6 5 6 1 33 23 69.7%% 31 31 100.0%% 74 2996 63 1 40.5
Opp Total 16 41 26 63.4%% 38 38 100.0%% 65 2704 41.6

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
54 Hardy Nickerson 26 LILB 16 14 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 94 0
37 Carnell Lake 24 SS 16 16 1.0 83 0
95 Greg Lloyd* 26 ROLB 16 16 8.0 1 0 0 0 0 6 1 2 0 0 76 0
26 Rod Woodson* 26 KR/PR/RCB 15 15 1.0 3 72 0 41 0 1 3 3 15 0 71 0
44 D.J. Johnson 25 LCB 16 16 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 74 0
27 Thomas Everett 27 FS 16 16 4 53 0 27 0 1 0 2 18 0 67 0
57 Jerrol Williams 24 lb 16 4 9.0 1 0 1 38 1 47 0
98 Gerald Williams 28 NT 16 15 2.0 50 0
66 Donald Evans 27 RDE 16 14 2.0 0 0 1 0 0 35 0
55 Jerry Olsavsky 24 lb 16 4 32 0
97 Aaron Jones 25 LDE 16 7 2.0 30 0
91 Craig Veasey 25 dt 13 2 2.0 22 0
25 Gary Jones 24 db 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 16 0
64 Kenny Davidson 24 de 13 1 13 0
94 Jeff Brady 23 16 0 11 0
14 Neil O'Donnell 25 QB 12 8 0 11 2 -3 0
93 Keith Willis 32 lde 16 7 7.0 0 0 1 0 0
6 Bubby Brister 29 qb 8 8 0 4 2 0 0
29 Barry Foster 23 RB 10 9 0 5 1 1 0
53 Bryan Hinkle 32 LOLB 14 14 2.0 2 68 1 57 0 0 0 1 0 0
24 Richard Shelton 25 db 14 2 3 57 1 57 0 0 0 2 0 0
33 Merril Hoge 26 FB 16 16 0 3 1 0 0
63 Dermontti Dawson 26 C 16 16 0 2 1 2 0
4 Dan Stryzinski 26 P 16 0 0 1 2 0 0
42 Warren Williams 26 rb 16 3 0 2 1 0 0
86 Eric Green 24 TE 11 11 0 2 0 0 0
34 Leroy Thompson 22 13 0 0 1 1 0 0
43 Shawn Vincent 23 db 10 1 2 52 0 27 0
88 Chris Calloway 23 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
22 Larry Griffin 28 6 0 1 22 0 22 0
77 Carlton Haselrig 25 RG 16 16 0 0 1 2 0
65 John Jackson 26 LT 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
83 Louis Lipps 29 WR 15 14 0 1 0 0 0
50 David Little 32 RILB 14 10 1 5 0 5 0
74 Terry Long 32 g 8 3 0 0 1 0 0
89 Ernie Mills 23 wr 16 2 0 0 1 0 0
38 Tim Worley 25 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 25.8 16 38.0 19 329 2 57 0 11 37 29 73 1 721 0
Opp Total 16 45 27 16

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 Gary Anderson 32 K 16 0 31 23 100
86 Eric Green 24 TE 11 11 6 6 36
20 Dwight Stone 27 WR 16 8 5 5 30
42 Warren Williams 26 rb 16 3 4 4 24
33 Merril Hoge 26 FB 16 16 2 1 3 18
87 Adrian Cooper 23 te 16 8 2 2 12
29 Barry Foster 23 RB 10 9 1 1 2 12
83 Louis Lipps 29 WR 15 14 2 2 12
89 Ernie Mills 23 wr 16 2 1 1 2 12
88 Chris Calloway 23 12 0 1 1 6
85 Keith Cash 22 5 2 1 1 6
53 Bryan Hinkle 32 LOLB 14 14 1 1 6
14 Neil O'Donnell 25 QB 12 8 1 1 6
24 Richard Shelton 25 db 14 2 1 1 6
57 Jerrol Williams 24 lb 16 4 1 1 6
Team Total 25.8 16 8 20 1 1 2 32 31 23 292
Opp Total 16 14 21 1 2 38 26 344

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1991-09-01 SDG W, 26-20 2 33 pass Chris Calloway 33 yard pass from Bubby Brister (Gary Anderson kick)
2 1991-09-01 SDG W, 26-20 4 89 pass Dwight Stone 89 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
3 1991-09-08 @ BUF L, 34-52 2 56 rush Barry Foster 56 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
4 1991-09-08 @ BUF L, 34-52 3 1 rush Warren Williams 1 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
5 1991-09-08 @ BUF L, 34-52 3 57 interception Bryan Hinkle 57 yard interception return (Gary Anderson kick)
6 1991-09-08 @ BUF L, 34-52 4 1 rush Merril Hoge 1 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
7 1991-09-15 NWE W, 20-6 4 32 pass Eric Green 32 yard pass from Bubby Brister (Gary Anderson kick)
8 1991-09-15 NWE W, 20-6 4 0 fumble Ernie Mills 0 yard fumble return (Gary Anderson kick)
9 1991-09-22 @ PHI L, 14-23 1 12 pass Merril Hoge 12 yard pass from Bubby Brister (Gary Anderson kick)
10 1991-09-22 @ PHI L, 14-23 1 8 pass Eric Green 8 yard pass from Bubby Brister (Gary Anderson kick)
11 1991-10-06 @ IND W, 21-3 3 21 pass Eric Green 21 yard pass from Bubby Brister (Gary Anderson kick)
12 1991-10-06 @ IND W, 21-3 4 24 pass Barry Foster 24 yard pass from Bubby Brister (Gary Anderson kick)
13 1991-10-06 @ IND W, 21-3 4 1 rush Merril Hoge 1 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
14 1991-10-14 NYG L, 20-23 4 16 pass Louis Lipps 16 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
15 1991-10-14 NYG L, 20-23 4 5 pass Eric Green 5 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
16 1991-10-20 SEA L, 7-27 3 57 pass Dwight Stone 57 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
17 1991-10-27 @ CLE L, 14-17 2 1 rush Neil O'Donnell 1 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
18 1991-10-27 @ CLE L, 14-17 4 1 rush Warren Williams 1 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
19 1991-11-03 @ DEN L, 13-20 2 23 pass Eric Green 23 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
20 1991-11-10 @ CIN W, 33-27 3 38 fumble Jerrol Williams 38 yard fumble return (Gary Anderson kick)
21 1991-11-10 @ CIN W, 33-27 4 35 pass Ernie Mills 35 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
22 1991-11-10 @ CIN W, 33-27 4 12 pass Louis Lipps 12 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
23 1991-11-10 @ CIN W, 33-27 5 26 pass Eric Green 26 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell
24 1991-11-17 WAS L, 14-41 4 5 pass Adrian Cooper 5 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
25 1991-11-17 WAS L, 14-41 4 40 pass Dwight Stone 40 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
26 1991-11-24 HOU W, 26-14 2 43 pass Dwight Stone 43 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
27 1991-11-24 HOU W, 26-14 3 1 rush Warren Williams 1 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
28 1991-11-28 @ DAL L, 10-20 4 3 rush Warren Williams 3 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
29 1991-12-15 CIN W, 17-10 1 47 pass Adrian Cooper 47 yard pass from Bubby Brister (Gary Anderson kick)
30 1991-12-15 CIN W, 17-10 4 19 pass Keith Cash 19 yard pass from Bubby Brister (Gary Anderson kick)
31 1991-12-22 CLE W, 17-10 3 65 pass Dwight Stone 65 yard pass from Bubby Brister (Gary Anderson kick)
32 1991-12-22 CLE W, 17-10 4 57 interception Richard Shelton 57 yard interception return (Gary Anderson kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1991-09-01 SDG L, 20-26 4 11 pass Nate Lewis 11 yard pass from Rod Bernstine (John Carney kick)
2 1991-09-01 SDG L, 20-26 4 5 pass Shawn Jefferson 5 yard pass from John Friesz (John Carney kick)
3 1991-09-08 @ BUF W, 52-34 1 53 pass James Lofton 53 yard pass from Jim Kelly (Scott Norwood kick)
4 1991-09-08 @ BUF W, 52-34 2 34 pass Don Beebe 34 yard pass from Jim Kelly (Scott Norwood kick)
5 1991-09-08 @ BUF W, 52-34 2 14 pass Don Beebe 14 yard pass from Jim Kelly (Scott Norwood kick)
6 1991-09-08 @ BUF W, 52-34 3 14 pass Andre Reed 14 yard pass from Jim Kelly (Scott Norwood kick)
7 1991-09-08 @ BUF W, 52-34 4 11 pass Don Beebe 11 yard pass from Jim Kelly (Scott Norwood kick)
8 1991-09-08 @ BUF W, 52-34 4 4 pass Don Beebe 4 yard pass from Jim Kelly (Scott Norwood kick)
9 1991-09-08 @ BUF W, 52-34 4 32 interception Nate Odomes 32 yard interception return (Scott Norwood kick)
10 1991-09-22 @ PHI W, 23-14 1 1 rush Jim McMahon 1 yard rush (Roger Ruzek kick)
11 1991-09-22 @ PHI W, 23-14 3 2 rush Robert Drummond 2 yard rush (Roger Ruzek kick)
12 1991-10-14 NYG W, 23-20 1 12 pass Howard Cross 12 yard pass from Jeff Hostetler (Matt Bahr kick)
13 1991-10-14 NYG W, 23-20 3 30 rush Dave Meggett 30 yard rush (Matt Bahr kick)
14 1991-10-20 SEA W, 27-7 2 1 rush John Williams 1 yard rush (John Kasay kick)
15 1991-10-20 SEA W, 27-7 2 14 pass Jeff Chadwick 14 yard pass from Dave Krieg (John Kasay kick)
16 1991-10-20 SEA W, 27-7 4 1 pass Mike Tice 1 yard pass from Dave Krieg (John Kasay kick)
17 1991-10-27 @ CLE W, 17-14 2 2 pass Leroy Hoard 2 yard pass from Bernie Kosar (Matt Stover kick)
18 1991-10-27 @ CLE W, 17-14 3 1 rush Kevin Mack 1 yard rush (Matt Stover kick)
19 1991-11-03 @ DEN W, 20-13 2 1 rush Greg Lewis 1 yard rush (David Treadwell kick)
20 1991-11-03 @ DEN W, 20-13 2 4 rush John Elway 4 yard rush (David Treadwell kick)
21 1991-11-10 @ CIN L, 27-33 1 4 rush Ickey Woods 4 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
22 1991-11-10 @ CIN L, 27-33 2 18 pass Rodney Holman 18 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Jim Breech kick)
23 1991-11-10 @ CIN L, 27-33 4 1 rush Ickey Woods 1 yard rush (Jim Breech kick)
24 1991-11-17 WAS W, 41-14 1 1 rush Gerald Riggs 1 yard rush (Chip Lohmiller kick)
25 1991-11-17 WAS W, 41-14 2 11 pass Art Monk 11 yard pass from Mark Rypien (Chip Lohmiller kick)
26 1991-11-17 WAS W, 41-14 3 1 rush Gerald Riggs 1 yard rush (Chip Lohmiller kick)
27 1991-11-17 WAS W, 41-14 4 49 pass Gary Clark 49 yard pass from Mark Rypien (Chip Lohmiller kick)
28 1991-11-17 WAS W, 41-14 4 40 pass Ricky Sanders 40 yard pass from Jeff Rutledge (Chip Lohmiller kick)
29 1991-11-24 HOU L, 14-26 2 10 pass Ernest Givins 10 yard pass from Warren Moon (Al Del Greco kick)
30 1991-11-24 HOU L, 14-26 4 15 pass Haywood Jeffires 15 yard pass from Warren Moon (Al Del Greco kick)
31 1991-11-28 @ DAL W, 20-10 1 6 rush Emmitt Smith 6 yard rush (Ken Willis kick)
32 1991-11-28 @ DAL W, 20-10 4 66 pass Michael Irvin 66 yard pass from Steve Beuerlein (Ken Willis kick)
33 1991-12-08 @ HOU W, 31-6 1 7 rush Allen Pinkett 7 yard rush (Al Del Greco kick)
34 1991-12-08 @ HOU W, 31-6 3 16 pass Haywood Jeffires 16 yard pass from Warren Moon (Al Del Greco kick)
35 1991-12-08 @ HOU W, 31-6 4 11 rush Allen Pinkett 11 yard rush (Al Del Greco kick)
36 1991-12-08 @ HOU W, 31-6 4 70 fumble Al Smith 70 yard fumble return (Al Del Greco kick)
37 1991-12-15 CIN L, 10-17 2 27 interception David Fulcher 27 yard interception return (Jim Breech kick)
38 1991-12-22 CLE L, 10-17 4 27 pass Michael Jackson 27 yard pass from Bernie Kosar (Matt Stover kick)