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1995 Pittsburgh Steelers

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11-5-0, Finished 1st in AFC Central Division  · 1995 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.6, Offense: 3.4, Defense: 1.2, SoS: -0.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 407 points (25.4/g), 5th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 327 points (20.4/g), 9th.
 Differential of 80 points (5.0/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 10.0-6.0.

Coach: Bill Cowher (11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ron Erhardt
 Defensive Coordinator: Dick LeBeau
 Other Notable Asst.: Chan Gailey (Wide Receivers) and Marvin Lewis (Linebackers)

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

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Neil O'Donnell 29 4 12 246 for 416, 2,970 yards, 17 td, 7 int, & 24 rushes for 45 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 70th pick / 1990
RB Erric Pegram 26 4 11 213 rushes for 813 yards, 5 td, & 26 catches for 206 yards and 1 td Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 145th pick / 1991
FB John Williams 31 9 7 29 rushes for 110 yards, 0 td, & 24 catches for 127 yards and 1 td Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 15th pick / 1986
WR Charles Johnson 23 1 10 38 catches for 432 yards, 0 td, & 1 rush for -10 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 17th pick / 1994
WR Yancey Thigpen* 26 4 16 85 catches for 1,307 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for 1 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 4th / 90th pick / 1991
TE Mark Bruener 23 Rook 13 26 catches for 238 yards, 3 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 27th pick / 1995
LT John Jackson 30 7 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 10th / 252nd pick / 1988
LG Tom Newberry 33 9 15 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1986
C Dermontti Dawson*+ 30 7 16 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 44th pick / 1988
RG Justin Strzelczyk 27 5 14 Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 293rd pick / 1990
RT Leon Searcy 26 3 16 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 11th pick / 1992
 Defensive Starters
LDE Brentson Buckner 24 1 16 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 50th pick / 1994
NT Joel Steed 26 3 11 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 67th pick / 1992
RDE Ray Seals 30 6 16 8.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered
LOLB Kevin Greene* 33 10 16 9.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 113th pick / 1985
LILB Levon Kirkland 26 3 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 38th pick / 1992
RILB Chad Brown 25 2 10 5.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 44th pick / 1993
ROLB Greg Lloyd*+ 30 7 16 6.5 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 150th pick / 1987
LCB Willie Williams 25 2 15 0.0 sacks, 7 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 162nd pick / 1993
RCB Carnell Lake* 28 6 16 1.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1989
SS Myron Bell 24 1 9 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 140th pick / 1994
FS Darren Perry 27 3 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 203rd pick / 1992
 Special Teams Starters
K Norm Johnson 35 13 0 34 of 41 field goals & 39 of 39 extra points
P Rohn Stark 36 13 0 59 punts for a 40.1 average, 0 blocked Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 34th pick / 1982
PR Andre Hastings 25 2 0 48 punt returns for a 9.9 average and 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 76th pick / 1993
KR Ernie Mills 27 4 6 54 kick returns for a 24.2 average and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1991

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
43 Steve Avery 29 rb 11 2 233 6-2 Northern Michigan 8/18/1966 6 1
80 Johnnie Barnes 27 3 0 185 6-1 Hampton 7/21/1968 3 0 San Diego Chargers / 9th / 231st pick / 1992
40 Myron Bell 24 SS 16 9 203 5-11 Michigan St. 9/15/1971 1 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 140th pick / 1994
94 Chad Brown 25 RILB 10 10 245 6-2 Colorado 7/12/1970 2 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 44th pick / 1993
87 Mark Bruener 23 TE 16 13 260 6-4 Washington 9/16/1972 Rook 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 27th pick / 1995
96 Brentson Buckner 24 LDE 16 16 305 6-2 Clemson 9/30/1971 1 8 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 50th pick / 1994
63 Dermontti Dawson*+ 30 C 16 16 288 6-2 Kentucky 6/17/1965 7 15 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 44th pick / 1988
78 Ta'ase Faumui 24 3 0 278 6-3 Hawaii 3/19/1971 1 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 122nd pick / 1994
21 Deon Figures 25 db 14 1 200 6-0 Colorado 1/10/1970 2 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 23rd pick / 1993
41 Lee Flowers 22 10 0 213 6-0 Georgia Tech 1/14/1973 Rook 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 151st pick / 1995
29 Randy Fuller 25 13 0 180 5-10 Tennessee St. 6/2/1970 1 1 Denver Broncos / 4th / 123rd pick / 1994
60 Kendall Gammon 27 16 0 255 6-4 Pittsburg St. 10/23/1968 3 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 291st pick / 1992
98 Oliver Gibson 23 12 0 304 6-2 Notre Dame 3/15/1972 Rook 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 120th pick / 1995
92 Jason Gildon 23 16 0 255 6-4 Oklahoma St. 7/31/1972 1 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 88th pick / 1994
91 Kevin Greene* 33 LOLB 16 16 247 6-3 Auburn 7/31/1962 10 10 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 113th pick / 1985
84 Tracy Greene 23 16 0 270 6-5 Grambling St. 11/5/1972 1 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 219th pick / 1994
88 Andre Hastings 25 PR 16 0 190 6-1 Georgia 11/7/1970 2 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 76th pick / 1993
85 Jonathan Hayes 33 te 16 7 248 6-5 Iowa 8/11/1962 10 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 41st pick / 1985
76 Kevin Henry 27 lde 14 5 282 6-4 Mississippi St. 10/23/1968 2 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 108th pick / 1993
83 Corey Holliday 24 3 0 208 6-2 North Carolina 1/31/1971 Rook 0
65 John Jackson 30 LT 11 9 297 6-6 East. Kentucky 1/4/1965 7 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 10th / 252nd pick / 1988
90 Bill Johnson 27 9 0 305 6-4 Michigan St. 12/9/1968 3 1 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 65th pick / 1992
81 Charles Johnson 23 WR 15 10 200 6-0 Colorado 1/3/1972 1 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 17th pick / 1994
9 Norm Johnson 35 K 16 0 202 6-2 UCLA 5/31/1960 13 4
54 Donta Jones 23 16 0 235 6-2 Nebraska 8/27/1972 Rook 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 125th pick / 1995
99 Levon Kirkland 26 LILB 16 16 270 6-1 Clemson 2/17/1969 3 8 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 38th pick / 1992
37 Carnell Lake* 28 RCB 16 16 210 6-1 UCLA 7/15/1967 6 12 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1989
34 Tim Lester 27 rb 6 1 233 5-10 East. Kentucky 6/15/1968 3 0 Los Angeles Rams / 10th / 255th pick / 1992
95 Greg Lloyd*+ 30 ROLB 16 16 228 6-2 Fort Valley St. 5/26/1965 7 16 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 150th pick / 1987
28 Alvoid Mays 29 rcb 13 6 180 5-9 West Virginia 7/10/1966 5 3 Houston Oilers / 8th / 217th pick / 1989
25 Fred McAfee 27 rb 16 1 193 5-10 Mississippi Col. 6/20/1968 4 2 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 154th pick / 1991
16 Jim Miller 24 3 0 226 6-2 Michigan St. 2/9/1971 Rook 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 178th pick / 1994
89 Ernie Mills 27 KR 16 6 192 5-11 Florida 10/28/1968 4 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1991
33 Bam Morris 23 rb 13 4 244 6-0 Texas Tech 1/13/1972 1 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 91st pick / 1994
66 Tom Newberry 33 LG 16 15 285 6-2 Wisc-LaCrosse 12/20/1962 9 8 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 50th pick / 1986
14 Neil O'Donnell 29 QB 12 12 228 6-3 Maryland 7/3/1966 4 10 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 70th pick / 1990
24 Chris Oldham 27 15 0 200 5-9 Oregon 10/26/1968 5 2 Detroit Lions / 4th / 105th pick / 1990
55 Jerry Olsavsky 28 rilb 15 5 221 6-1 Pittsburgh 3/29/1967 6 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 10th / 258th pick / 1989
77 Lonnie Palelei 25 1 0 310 6-3 Purdue,UNLV 10/15/1970 2 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 135th pick / 1993
79 James Parrish 27 t 16 1 310 6-6 Temple 5/19/1968 2 2
20 Erric Pegram 26 RB 15 11 195 5-10 North Texas 1/7/1969 4 7 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 145th pick / 1991
39 Darren Perry 27 FS 16 16 196 5-11 Penn St. 12/29/1968 3 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 203rd pick / 1992
57 Eric Ravotti 24 lb 6 1 250 6-3 Penn St. 3/16/1971 1 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 180th pick / 1994
97 Ray Seals 30 RDE 16 16 296 6-3 none 6/17/1965 6 8
72 Leon Searcy 26 RT 16 16 313 6-4 Miami (FL) 12/21/1969 3 8 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 11th pick / 1992
69 Ariel Solomon 27 4 0 290 6-5 Colorado 7/16/1968 4 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 10th / 269th pick / 1991
68 Brendan Stai 23 RG 16 9 312 6-4 Nebraska 3/30/1972 Rook 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 91st pick / 1995
3 Rohn Stark 36 P 16 0 203 6-3 Florida St. 5/4/1959 13 2 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 34th pick / 1982
93 Joel Steed 26 NT 12 11 300 6-2 Colorado 2/17/1969 3 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 67th pick / 1992
10 Kordell Stewart 23 qb 10 2 218 6-1 Colorado 10/16/1972 Rook 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 60th pick / 1995
73 Justin Strzelczyk 27 RG 16 14 301 6-6 Maine 8/18/1968 5 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 11th / 293rd pick / 1990
82 Yancey Thigpen* 26 WR 16 16 208 6-1 Winston-Salem St. 8/15/1969 4 12 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 90th pick / 1991
18 Mike Tomczak 33 qb 7 4 202 6-1 Ohio St. 10/23/1962 10 2
22 John Williams 31 FB 11 7 231 5-11 Florida 11/23/1964 9 2 Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 15th pick / 1986
27 Willie Williams 25 LCB 16 15 194 5-9 West. Carolina 12/26/1970 2 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 162nd pick / 1993
26 Rod Woodson 30 db 1 1 205 5-11 Purdue 3/10/1965 8 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 10th pick / 1987
Team Total 26.9 16 241.6 6-1.6 3.8