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2000 Pittsburgh Steelers

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Record: 9-7-0, Finished 3rd in AFC Central Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 321 points (20.1/g), 17th of 31 in the NFL.
 Allowed 255 points (15.9/g), 6th.
 Differential of 66 points (4.1/g), 11th.
 Expected W-L: 10.1-5.9.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 11-5-0

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +14 (0.9/g), 6th.

Simple Rating System: Total 3.9, Offense: 0.6, Defense: 3.3, SoS: -0.2, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Bill Cowher(9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Kevin Gilbride
 Other Notable Asst.: Mike Miller (Offensive Assistant) and Mike Mularkey (Tight Ends)


 Offensive Scheme: Erhardt-Perkins
 Defensive Alignment: 3-4

Stadium: Three Rivers Stadium

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

Pittsburgh Steelers 2000 Defensive Splits · Offensive Splits

2000 League Total Splits · 2000 League Average Splits

Opponent Splits by Location

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
Home 472 8.88 6.18 207 790 3.8 5 42 140 242 57.9 1510 6.2 7 6 23 80 75.6 5.2 All Home Opponent plays
Away 514 8.90 6.36 219 902 4.1 4 42 140 279 50.2 1508 5.4 6 11 16 73 57.2 3.8 All Away Opponent plays

Opponent Splits by Quarter

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
1st Qtr 248 8.77 6.02 117 415 3.5 2 22 75 124 60.5 796 6.4 4 2 7 35 83.3 6.0 All Opponent plays in 1st Qtr
2nd Qtr 244 8.76 6.41 105 490 4.7 3 23 69 131 52.7 676 5.2 3 7 8 33 52.8 3.0 All Opponent plays in 2nd Qtr
3rd Qtr 232 9.28 6.03 104 420 4.0 4 22 60 116 51.7 648 5.6 1 4 12 35 57.0 3.8 All Opponent plays in 3rd Qtr
4th Qtr 255 8.80 6.66 96 355 3.7 0 17 73 147 49.7 871 5.9 5 4 12 48 68.2 5.0 All Opponent plays in 4th Qtr
OT 7 7.86 5.57 4 12 3.0 0 0 3 3 100 27 9.0 0 0 0 2 104.2 9.0 All Opponent plays in OT
1st Half 492 8.77 6.21 222 905 4.1 5 45 144 255 56.5 1472 5.8 7 9 15 68 67.6 4.5 All Opponent plays in 1st Half
2nd Half 487 9.03 6.35 200 775 3.9 4 39 133 263 50.6 1519 5.8 6 8 24 83 63.2 4.5 All Opponent plays in 2nd Half

Opponent Splits by Down

Rushing Passing
Down #Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
1st 418 10.08 4.99 241 814 3.4 6 26 87 165 52.7 888 5.4 7 4 12 43 72.5 4.8 All Opponent plays on 1st down
2nd 329 8.52 7.26 133 626 4.7 3 34 100 187 53.5 1146 6.1 0 8 9 47 54.4 4.0 All Opponent plays on 2nd down
3rd 222 7.47 7.62 46 248 5.4 0 22 86 160 53.8 903 5.6 5 5 16 57 67.8 4.4 All Opponent plays on 3rd down
4th 17 5.18 5.67 6 4 .7 0 2 7 9 77.8 81 9.0 1 0 2 6 141.2 9.2 All Opponent plays on 4th down

Opponent Splits by Yards to Go

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
1-3 107 2.04 4.77 62 186 3.0 3 36 22 43 51.2 229 5.3 3 1 2 19 80.5 5.4 All Opponent plays with 1-3 yds to go
4-6 107 5.07 6.44 38 181 4.8 2 12 38 65 58.5 347 5.3 2 3 4 28 64.1 3.7 All Opponent plays with 4-6 yds to go
7-9 153 8.07 9.19 40 253 6.3 1 10 56 105 53.3 712 6.8 0 2 8 33 66.8 5.5 All Opponent plays with 7-9 yds to go
10+ 619 10.94 5.87 286 1072 3.7 3 26 164 308 53.2 1730 5.6 8 11 25 73 63.6 4.2 All Opponent plays with 10+ yds to go

Opponent Splits by Down & Yards to Go

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
1st & 10 382 10.00 5.03 217 755 3.5 3 21 82 153 53.6 809 5.3 5 4 12 41 68.8 4.4 All Opponent plays with 1st & 10 yds to go
1st & >10 17 17.65 8.92 9 39 4.3 0 1 4 8 50 77 9.6 1 0 0 1 123.4 12.1 All Opponent plays with 1st & >10 yds to go
1st & <10 19 5.00 1.29 15 20 1.3 3 4 1 4 25 2 .5 1 0 0 1 79.2 5.5 All Opponent plays with 1st & <10 yds to go
2nd & 1-4 33 2.21 4.93 23 42 1.8 0 11 4 10 40 91 9.1 0 1 0 4 33.8 4.6 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 1-4 yds to go
2nd & 4-6 60 5.05 6.73 33 168 5.1 2 12 13 24 54.2 162 6.8 0 2 3 10 40.6 2.7 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 4-6 yds to go
2nd & 7-9 90 8.03 8.80 29 214 7.4 1 8 29 59 49.2 323 5.5 0 2 2 16 51.7 3.8 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 7-9 yds to go
2nd & 10+ 146 11.66 7.21 48 202 4.2 0 3 54 94 57.4 570 6.1 0 3 4 17 61.9 4.4 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 10+ yds to go
3rd & 1-4 55 1.95 5.33 28 136 4.9 0 19 13 26 50 93 3.6 2 0 1 11 84.3 4.9 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 1-4 yds to go
3rd & 4-6 44 5.14 6.40 2 7 3.5 0 0 25 41 61 185 4.5 2 1 1 18 77.8 4.3 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 4-6 yds to go
3rd & 7-9 53 8.13 11.09 5 33 6.6 0 2 25 42 59.5 355 8.5 0 0 6 15 86.9 7.4 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 7-9 yds to go
3rd & 10+ 70 12.79 7.95 11 72 6.5 0 1 23 51 45.1 270 5.3 1 4 8 13 35.6 1.9 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 10+ yds to go
4th & 1-4 11 1.91 4.30 5 0 .0 0 2 4 5 80 43 8.6 0 0 1 3 102.5 7.2 All Opponent plays with 4th & 1-4 yds to go
4th & 7-9 2 8.00 17.00 0 0 0 0 2 2 100 34 17.0 0 0 0 2 118.8 17.0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 7-9 yds to go
4th & 10+ 4 12.75 2.67 1 4 4.0 0 0 1 2 50 4 2.0 1 0 1 1 95.8 8.0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 10+ yds to go
3rd/4th & short 66 1.94 5.13 33 136 4.1 0 21 17 31 54.8 136 4.4 2 0 2 14 87.6 5.3 All Opponent plays with 3rd/4th & short yds to go

Opponent Splits by Field Position

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
Own 1-10 46 9.65 7.88 21 94 4.5 0 4 10 23 43.5 174 7.6 0 0 2 5 69.8 7.0 All Opponent plays in Own 1-10
Own 1-20 132 9.42 6.90 56 201 3.6 0 6 40 69 58 523 7.6 0 1 7 20 75.9 6.3 All Opponent plays in Own 1-20
Own 21-50 473 9.33 6.87 195 804 4.1 0 41 140 261 53.6 1614 6.2 2 10 17 78 59.1 4.3 All Opponent plays in Own 21-50
Opp 49-20 264 8.65 6.22 118 582 4.9 5 25 77 133 57.9 725 5.5 2 4 13 44 65.5 4.0 All Opponent plays in Opp 49-20
Red Zone 117 7.03 3.11 57 105 1.8 4 12 23 58 39.7 156 2.7 9 2 2 11 72.8 4.1 All Opponent plays in Red Zone
Opp 1-10 46 4.46 1.71 26 29 1.1 4 5 7 20 35 29 1.5 5 0 0 5 83.3 6.5 All Opponent plays in Opp 1-10

Opponent Splits by Score Differential

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
Leading 334 8.55 6.48 159 576 3.6 3 31 96 171 56.1 1115 6.5 6 4 4 55 78.0 6.0 All Opponent plays when Leading
Tied 197 8.80 5.96 102 328 3.2 1 13 52 88 59.1 631 7.2 2 4 7 23 69.8 5.2 All Opponent plays when Tied
Trailing 455 9.17 6.26 165 788 4.8 5 40 132 262 50.4 1272 4.9 5 9 28 75 56.3 3.3 All Opponent plays when Trailing

Opponent Splits by Game Situation

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
Trailing, < 4 min to go 84 9.26 8.19 14 77 5.5 0 2 33 65 50.8 349 5.4 4 2 5 25 74.5 4.8 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 4 min to go
Trailing, < 2 min to go 45 9.51 7.12 6 21 3.5 0 0 17 36 47.2 164 4.6 2 1 3 12 67.4 4.1 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 2 min to go
Leading, < 4 min to go 16 9.25 2.53 14 36 2.6 0 1 1 2 50 2 1.0 1 0 0 1 95.8 11.0 All Opponent plays when Leading, < 4 min to go
Leading, < 2 min to go 10 10.80 0.56 9 5 .6 0 0 0 1 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 39.6 .0 All Opponent plays when Leading, < 2 min to go

Opponent Splits by Snap Type & Huddle

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
Huddle 986 8.89 6.27 426 1692 4.0 9 84 280 521 53.7 3018 5.8 13 17 39 153 65.7 4.5
Shotgun 162 9.33 7.70 17 85 5.0 0 3 73 127 57.5 747 5.9 2 4 18 43 66.6 4.2
Under Center 824 8.80 6.03 409 1607 3.9 9 81 207 394 52.5 2271 5.8 11 13 21 110 65.4 4.6