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1994 Pittsburgh Steelers

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12-4-0, Finished 1st in AFC Central Division  · 1994 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.7, Offense: -0.2, Defense: 5.0, SoS: -0.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 316 points (19.8/g), 16th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 234 points (14.6/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 82 points (5.1/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 10.7-5.3.

Coach: Bill Cowher (12-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ron Erhardt
 Defensive Coordinator: Dom Capers
 Other Notable Asst.: Bill Davis (Defensive Assistant), Chan Gailey (Wide Receivers), Dick LeBeau (Defensive Backs) and Marvin Lewis (Linebackers)

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

Team Info

General Manager/Director of Football Operations Tom Donahoe
Chairman Dan Rooney
Offensive Scheme Erhardt-Perkins
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 316 5144 1048 4.9 17 8 21 307 266 463 2964 17 9 5.9 148 546 2180 15 4.0 138
Team Defense 234 4326 1008 4.3 31 14 30 262 280 532 2874 12 17 4.9 156 421 1452 7 3.4 76
Lg Rank Offense 16 13 1 3 12 24 23 22 1 16 2 1 5 6
Lg Rank Defense 2 2 13 7 2 12 3 1 13 2 7 7 1 4

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 4 boxscore L 0-1 Dallas Cowboys 9 26 14 126 71 55 26 442 245 197 1
2 Sun September 11 boxscore W 1-1 @ Cleveland Browns 17 10 17 315 199 116 18 278 197 81 5
3 Sun September 18 boxscore W 2-1 Indianapolis Colts 31 21 32 500 239 261 2 10 175 102 73 1
4 Sun September 25 boxscore L 2-2 @ Seattle Seahawks 13 30 29 452 321 131 4 20 297 152 145 1
5 Mon October 3 boxscore W 3-2 Houston Oilers 30 14 21 379 164 215 14 290 221 69 2
6 Bye Week
7 Sun October 16 boxscore W 4-2 Cincinnati Bengals 14 10 16 243 129 114 1 11 241 135 106 2
8 Sun October 23 boxscore W 5-2 @ New York Giants 10 6 16 296 121 175 4 8 215 162 53 3
9 Sun October 30 boxscore L OT 5-3 @ Arizona Cardinals 17 20 12 317 232 85 3 16 335 236 99 1
10 Sun November 6 boxscore W OT 6-3 @ Houston Oilers 12 9 17 266 155 111 17 244 160 84 1
11 Mon November 14 boxscore W 7-3 Buffalo Bills 23 10 10 226 140 86 1 24 326 198 128 3
12 Sun November 20 boxscore W OT 8-3 Miami Dolphins 16 13 21 423 335 88 20 323 283 40 2
13 Sun November 27 boxscore W 9-3 @ Los Angeles Raiders 21 3 19 306 131 175 14 179 122 57 2
14 Sun December 4 boxscore W 10-3 @ Cincinnati Bengals 38 15 23 308 123 185 13 195 119 76 3
15 Sun December 11 boxscore W 11-3 Philadelphia Eagles 14 3 20 269 145 124 2 9 105 34 71 1
16 Sun December 18 boxscore W 12-3 Cleveland Browns 17 7 18 276 153 123 21 331 245 86 3
17 Sat December 24 boxscore L 12-4 @ San Diego Chargers 34 37 22 442 306 136 21 350 263 87
Playoffs
Division Sat January 7 boxscore W 13-4 Cleveland Browns 29 9 23 424 186 238 1 10 186 131 55 2
ConfChamp Sun January 15 boxscore L 13-5 San Diego Chargers 13 17 22 415 349 66 1 13 226 160 66 1

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 28 QB 14 14 10-4-0 212 370 57.3% 2443 13 3.5 9 2.4 60 6.6 6.2 11.5 174.5 78.9 35 250 5.41 5.06 8.6 3 3
18 Mike Tomczak 32 qb 6 2 2-0-0 54 93 58.1% 804 4 4.3 0 0.0 84 8.6 9.5 14.9 134.0 100.8 4 33 7.95 8.77 4.1 1 2
Team Total 26.5 16 12-4-0 266 463 57.5% 3247 17 3.7 9 1.9 84 7.0 6.9 12.2 202.9 83.3 39 283 5.90 5.77 7.8 4 5
Opp Total 16 280 532 52.6% 3256 12 2.3 17 3.2 6.1 5.13 11.6 203.5 65.6 55 382 4.9 4.0 9.4

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
29 Barry Foster 26 RB 11 10 216 851 5 29 3.9 77.4 19.6 20 124 6.2 0 27 1.8 11.3 975 5 0
33 Bam Morris 22 rb 15 6 198 836 7 20 4.2 55.7 13.2 22 204 9.3 0 49 1.5 13.6 1040 7 3
22 John Williams 30 FB 15 12 68 317 1 23 4.7 21.1 4.5 51 378 7.4 2 23 3.4 25.2 695 3 0
14 Neil O'Donnell 28 QB 14 14 31 80 1 18 2.6 5.7 2.2 80 1 4
35 Fred McAfee 26 6 0 16 56 1 13 3.5 9.3 2.7 56 1 0
81 Charles Johnson 22 KR/WR 16 9 4 -1 0 7 -0.3 -0.1 0.3 38 577 15.2 3 84 2.4 36.1 576 3 2
18 Mike Tomczak 32 qb 6 2 4 22 0 13 5.5 3.7 0.7 22 0 2
89 Ernie Mills 26 wr 15 6 3 18 0 17 6.0 1.2 0.2 19 384 20.2 1 43 1.3 25.6 402 1 1
20 Dwight Stone 30 wr 15 1 2 7 0 4 3.5 0.5 0.1 7 81 11.6 0 25 0.5 5.4 88 0 0
43 Steve Avery 28 rb 14 1 2 4 0 5 2.0 0.3 0.1 1 2 2.0 0 2 0.1 0.1 6 0 0
1 Gary Anderson 35 K 16 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.2 0.1 3 0 0
3 Mark Royals 29 P 16 0 1 -13 0 -13 -13.0 -0.8 0.1 -13 0 0
86 Eric Green* 27 TE 15 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 46 618 13.4 4 46 3.1 41.2 618 4 2
82 Yancey Thigpen 25 wr 15 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 36 546 15.2 4 60 2.4 36.4 546 4 0
88 Andre Hastings 24 WR 16 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 20 281 14.1 2 46 1.3 17.6 281 2 0
85 Jonathan Hayes 32 te 16 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 50 10.0 1 17 0.3 3.1 50 1 1
87 Craig Keith 23 te 16 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 2 2.0 0 2 0.1 0.1 2 0 0
Team Total 26.5 16 546 2180 15 29 4.0 136.3 34.1 266 3247 12.2 17 84 16.6 202.9 5427 32 18
Opp Total 16 421 1452 7 3.4 90.8 26.3 280 2874 10.3 12 17.5 179.6 4326 19 31

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*+ 29 LCB/PR 15 15 39 319 0 42 8.2 15 365 0 54 24.3 684
81 Charles Johnson 22 KR/WR 16 9 15 90 0 15 6.0 16 345 0 71 21.6 1011
20 Dwight Stone 30 wr 15 1 11 182 0 31 16.5 270
82 Yancey Thigpen 25 wr 15 6 5 121 0 31 24.2 667
33 Bam Morris 22 rb 15 6 4 114 0 45 28.5 1154
88 Andre Hastings 24 WR 16 8 2 15 0 12 7.5 296
89 Ernie Mills 26 wr 15 6 2 6 0 6 3.0 408
90 Jeff Zgonina 24 16 0 2 8 0 8 4.0 8
Team Total 26.5 16 56 424 0 42 7.6 55 1141 0 71 20.7 6992
Opp Total 16 39 263 0 6.7 68 1530 2 22.5

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
3 Mark Royals 29 P 16 0 97 3849 64 0 39.7
1 Gary Anderson 35 K 16 0 1 1 8 7 9 8 9 7 2 1 29 24 82.8%% 32 32 100.0%%
Team Total 26.5 16 1 1 8 7 9 8 9 7 2 1 29 24 82.8%% 32 32 100.0%% 97 3849 64 0 39.7
Opp Total 16 29 24 82.8%% 22 22 100.0%% 97 4093 42.2

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
94 Chad Brown 24 RILB 16 16 8.5 1 9 0 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 90 29
99 Levon Kirkland 25 LILB 16 15 3.0 2 0 0 0 0 70 30
95 Greg Lloyd*+ 29 ROLB 15 15 10.0 1 8 0 8 0 5 0 1 0 0 69 18
26 Rod Woodson*+ 29 LCB/PR 15 15 3.0 4 109 2 37 0 3 2 1 0 0 67 16
37 Carnell Lake* 27 SS 16 16 1.0 1 2 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 68 14
91 Kevin Greene*+ 32 LOLB 16 16 14.0 1 0 3 0 0 53 16
21 Deon Figures 24 RCB 16 15 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 56 14
39 Darren Perry 26 FS 16 16 7 112 0 42 0 0 0 2 0 0 49 16
93 Joel Steed 25 NT 16 16 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 40 12
97 Ray Seals 29 RDE 13 11 7.0 0 0 2 0 0 28 8
98 Gerald Williams 31 LDE 11 11 1.5 0 0 1 0 1 26 13
24 Tim McKyer 31 db 16 2 26 3
96 Brentson Buckner 23 rde 13 5 2.0 0 0 1 0 0 13 5
25 Gary Jones 27 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 13 6
76 Kevin Henry 26 rde 16 5 0 0 1 0 0 12 5
90 Jeff Zgonina 24 16 0 0 1 1 0 0 6 5
51 Ed Robinson 24 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 1
92 Jason Gildon 22 lb 16 1 2.0 4 0
40 Myron Bell 23 15 0 4 0
27 Willie Williams 24 db 16 1 3 0
14 Neil O'Donnell 28 QB 14 14 0 4 1 0 0
78 Ta'ase Faumui 23 5 0 2 0
33 Bam Morris 22 rb 15 6 0 3 1 0 0
86 Eric Green* 27 TE 15 14 0 2 0 0 0
65 John Jackson 29 LT 16 16 0 0 2 0 0
81 Charles Johnson 22 KR/WR 16 9 0 2 0 0 0
18 Mike Tomczak 32 qb 6 2 0 2 0 -1 0
53 Reggie Clark 27 5 0 0 0 1 0 0
85 Jonathan Hayes 32 te 16 6 0 1 0 0 0
89 Ernie Mills 26 wr 15 6 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.5 16 55.0 17 240 2 42 0 17 18 22 -1 1 707 211
Opp Total 16 39 31 17

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 35 K 16 0 32 24 104
33 Bam Morris 22 rb 15 6 7 7 42
29 Barry Foster 26 RB 11 10 5 5 30
86 Eric Green* 27 TE 15 14 4 4 24
82 Yancey Thigpen 25 wr 15 6 4 4 24
81 Charles Johnson 22 KR/WR 16 9 3 3 18
22 John Williams 30 FB 15 12 1 2 3 18
88 Andre Hastings 24 WR 16 8 2 2 12
26 Rod Woodson*+ 29 LCB/PR 15 15 2 2 12
85 Jonathan Hayes 32 te 16 6 1 1 6
35 Fred McAfee 26 6 0 1 1 6
89 Ernie Mills 26 wr 15 6 1 1 6
14 Neil O'Donnell 28 QB 14 14 1 1 6
98 Gerald Williams 31 LDE 11 11 1 1 6
20 Dwight Stone 30 wr 15 1 1 2
Team Total 26.5 16 15 17 1 2 35 1 32 24 316
Opp Total 16 7 12 2 1 1 1 22 24 234

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1994-09-04 DAL L, 9-26 4 2 rush Neil O'Donnell 2 yard rush (pass failed)
2 1994-09-11 @ CLE W, 17-10 2 31 pass Yancey Thigpen 31 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
3 1994-09-11 @ CLE W, 17-10 2 1 rush Barry Foster 1 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
4 1994-09-18 IND W, 31-21 2 27 pass Eric Green 27 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
5 1994-09-18 IND W, 31-21 2 29 rush Barry Foster 29 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
6 1994-09-18 IND W, 31-21 4 8 pass John Williams 8 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
7 1994-09-18 IND W, 31-21 4 1 rush Bam Morris 1 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
8 1994-09-25 @ SEA L, 13-30 4 36 pass Charles Johnson 36 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
9 1994-10-03 HOU W, 30-14 1 3 pass Eric Green 3 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
10 1994-10-03 HOU W, 30-14 1 1 rush Barry Foster 1 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
11 1994-10-03 HOU W, 30-14 4 2 rush Bam Morris 2 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
12 1994-10-16 CIN W, 14-10 2 13 pass John Williams 13 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
13 1994-10-16 CIN W, 14-10 2 14 pass Ernie Mills 14 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
14 1994-10-23 @ NYG W, 10-6 4 6 rush Bam Morris 6 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
15 1994-10-30 @ ARI L, 17-20 2 11 rush Bam Morris 11 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
16 1994-10-30 @ ARI L, 17-20 2 60 pass Yancey Thigpen 60 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
17 1994-11-14 BUF W, 23-10 1 37 interception Rod Woodson 37 yard interception return (Gary Anderson kick)
18 1994-11-14 BUF W, 23-10 3 0 fumble Gerald Williams 0 yard fumble return (Gary Anderson kick)
19 1994-11-20 MIA W, 16-13 4 10 rush Barry Foster 10 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
20 1994-11-27 @ RAI W, 21-3 1 27 pass Yancey Thigpen 27 yard pass from Mike Tomczak (Gary Anderson kick)
21 1994-11-27 @ RAI W, 21-3 4 15 pass Eric Green 15 yard pass from Mike Tomczak (Gary Anderson kick)
22 1994-11-27 @ RAI W, 21-3 4 3 rush Bam Morris 3 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
23 1994-12-04 @ CIN W, 38-15 1 1 rush Bam Morris 1 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
24 1994-12-04 @ CIN W, 38-15 2 5 pass Eric Green 5 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
25 1994-12-04 @ CIN W, 38-15 3 8 rush Bam Morris 8 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
26 1994-12-04 @ CIN W, 38-15 4 27 interception Rod Woodson 27 yard interception return (Gary Anderson kick)
27 1994-12-04 @ CIN W, 38-15 4 3 pass Jonathan Hayes 3 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
28 1994-12-11 PHI W, 14-3 4 18 pass Andre Hastings 18 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
29 1994-12-11 PHI W, 14-3 4 3 rush John Williams 3 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
30 1994-12-18 CLE W, 17-7 1 40 pass Yancey Thigpen 40 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
31 1994-12-18 CLE W, 17-7 1 1 rush Barry Foster 1 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
32 1994-12-24 @ SDG L, 34-37 2 19 pass Charles Johnson 19 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Gary Anderson kick)
33 1994-12-24 @ SDG L, 34-37 3 6 rush Fred McAfee 6 yard rush (pass failed)
34 1994-12-24 @ SDG L, 34-37 4 84 pass Charles Johnson 84 yard pass from Mike Tomczak (Dwight Stone pass from Mike Tomczak)
35 1994-12-24 @ SDG L, 34-37 4 11 pass Andre Hastings 11 yard pass from Mike Tomczak (Gary Anderson kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1994-09-04 DAL W, 26-9 2 2 pass Daryl Johnston 2 yard pass from Troy Aikman (Chris Boniol kick)
2 1994-09-04 DAL W, 26-9 4 2 rush Emmitt Smith 2 yard rush (Chris Boniol kick)
3 1994-09-11 @ CLE L, 10-17 1 1 pass Walter Reeves 1 yard pass from Vinny Testaverde (Matt Stover kick)
4 1994-09-18 IND L, 21-31 1 95 kickoff Ronald Humphrey 95 yard kickoff return (Dean Biasucci kick)
5 1994-09-18 IND L, 21-31 2 78 fumble Quentin Coryatt 78 yard fumble return (Dean Biasucci kick)
6 1994-09-18 IND L, 21-31 3 19 pass Sean Dawkins 19 yard pass from Jim Harbaugh (Dean Biasucci kick)
7 1994-09-25 @ SEA W, 30-13 1 3 rush Chris Warren 3 yard rush (John Kasay kick)
8 1994-09-25 @ SEA W, 30-13 2 1 pass Trey Junkin 1 yard pass from Rick Mirer (John Kasay kick)
9 1994-09-25 @ SEA W, 30-13 4 35 interception Orlando Watters 35 yard interception return (John Kasay kick)
10 1994-10-03 HOU L, 14-30 4 76 pass Ernest Givins 76 yard pass from Bucky Richardson (Al Del Greco kick)
11 1994-10-03 HOU L, 14-30 4 2 pass Haywood Jeffires 2 yard pass from Bucky Richardson (Al Del Greco kick)
12 1994-10-16 CIN L, 10-14 3 7 pass Jeff Cothran 7 yard pass from Lee Johnson (Doug Pelfrey kick)
13 1994-10-30 @ ARI W, 20-17 1 4 rush Larry Centers 4 yard rush (Greg Davis kick)
14 1994-10-30 @ ARI W, 20-17 2 1 rush Ronald Moore 1 yard rush (Greg Davis kick)
15 1994-11-14 BUF L, 10-23 3 19 pass Andre Reed 19 yard pass from Jim Kelly (Steve Christie kick)
16 1994-11-20 MIA L, 13-16 2 2 pass Keith Jackson 2 yard pass from Dan Marino (Pete Stoyanovich kick)
17 1994-12-04 @ CIN L, 15-38 1 7 pass Carl Pickens 7 yard pass from Jeff Blake (Doug Pelfrey kick)
18 1994-12-04 @ CIN L, 15-38 4 5 rush Jeff Blake 5 yard rush (Jeff Blake run)
19 1994-12-18 CLE L, 7-17 2 14 pass Mark Carrier 14 yard pass from Vinny Testaverde (Matt Stover kick)
20 1994-12-24 @ SDG W, 37-34 2 90 kickoff Andre Coleman 90 yard kickoff return (John Carney kick)
21 1994-12-24 @ SDG W, 37-34 2 2 pass Mark Seay 2 yard pass from Stan Humphries (John Carney kick)
22 1994-12-24 @ SDG W, 37-34 3 2 rush Natrone Means 2 yard rush (John Carney kick)
23 1994-12-24 @ SDG W, 37-34 4 20 rush Natrone Means 20 yard rush (John Carney kick)