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2001 Pittsburgh Steelers

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Record: 13-3-0, Finished 1st in AFC Central Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 352 points (22.0/g), 7th of 31 in the NFL.
 Allowed 212 points (13.2/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 140 points (8.8/g), 2nd.
 Expected W-L: 12.3-3.7.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 11-4-1

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +7 (0.4/g), 9th.

Simple Rating System: Total 7.4, Offense: 1.5, Defense: 5.8, SoS: -1.4, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Bill Cowher(13-3-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike Mularkey
 Other Notable Asst.: Mike Miller (Offensive Assistant) and Ken Whisenhunt (Tight Ends)


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

Stadium: Heinz Field

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

Pittsburgh Steelers 2001 Defensive Splits · Offensive Splits

2001 League Total Splits · 2001 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 515 9.01 6.00 181 734 4.1 4 45 167 302 55.3 1553 5.1 11 7 32 96 72.1 4.4 All Home Opponent plays
Away 525 9.23 5.57 196 548 2.8 1 30 168 299 56.2 1635 5.5 9 12 30 84 65.0 3.9 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 233 8.88 5.99 104 377 3.6 1 23 69 117 59 726 6.2 3 2 12 34 78.5 5.4 All Opponent plays in 1st Qtr
2nd Qtr 254 8.91 6.05 101 303 3.0 1 17 82 145 56.6 864 6.0 9 4 8 53 83.2 5.6 All Opponent plays in 2nd Qtr
3rd Qtr 233 9.76 4.60 85 222 2.6 0 14 70 131 53.4 555 4.2 0 4 17 32 51.5 2.5 All Opponent plays in 3rd Qtr
4th Qtr 310 9.02 6.11 83 336 4.0 3 19 110 202 54.5 1001 5.0 8 9 25 59 62.7 3.3 All Opponent plays in 4th Qtr
OT 10 8.30 10.75 4 44 11.0 0 2 4 6 66.7 42 7.0 0 0 0 2 86.8 7.0 All Opponent plays in OT
1st Half 487 8.90 6.02 205 680 3.3 2 40 151 262 57.6 1590 6.1 12 6 20 87 81.1 5.5 All Opponent plays in 1st Half
2nd Half 543 9.34 5.45 168 558 3.3 3 33 180 333 54.1 1556 4.7 8 13 42 91 58.3 3.0 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 448 9.97 5.44 206 584 2.8 2 18 133 221 60.2 1363 6.2 8 6 21 58 78.7 5.2 All Opponent plays on 1st down
2nd 342 8.54 5.26 135 537 4.0 2 40 108 180 60 898 5.0 5 5 27 59 70.6 3.7 All Opponent plays on 2nd down
3rd 229 8.69 7.83 29 131 4.5 0 14 91 188 48.4 903 4.8 7 6 12 60 61.5 3.9 All Opponent plays on 3rd down
4th 19 5.68 5.40 5 30 6.0 1 2 3 12 25 24 2.0 0 2 2 3 .0 -4.7 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
1-3 113 1.91 5.23 57 184 3.2 5 32 32 53 60.4 292 5.5 4 3 3 31 76.9 4.2 All Opponent plays with 1-3 yds to go
4-6 125 5.10 4.64 40 176 4.4 0 13 38 75 50.7 228 3.0 6 2 10 31 72.5 3.0 All Opponent plays with 4-6 yds to go
7-9 111 7.89 6.32 31 112 3.6 0 6 37 73 50.7 375 5.1 2 2 7 23 63.4 4.1 All Opponent plays with 7-9 yds to go
10+ 691 11.23 5.99 249 810 3.3 0 24 228 400 57 2293 5.7 8 12 42 95 67.6 4.3 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 & 10 408 10.00 5.76 187 553 3.0 0 15 122 206 59.2 1301 6.3 4 6 15 52 72.1 5.0 All Opponent plays with 1st & 10 yds to go
1st & >10 15 18.07 3.57 4 6 1.5 0 0 6 7 85.7 44 6.3 1 0 4 1 132.4 5.8 All Opponent plays with 1st & >10 yds to go
1st & <10 25 4.64 1.95 15 25 1.7 2 3 5 8 62.5 18 2.3 3 0 2 5 106.3 7.8 All Opponent plays with 1st & <10 yds to go
2nd & 1-4 46 2.11 5.30 29 105 3.6 2 17 10 16 62.5 107 6.7 0 1 1 9 56.0 3.6 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 1-4 yds to go
2nd & 4-6 59 5.12 4.00 30 122 4.1 0 9 14 24 58.3 74 3.1 3 1 5 12 85.8 3.1 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 4-6 yds to go
2nd & 7-9 72 7.89 5.42 26 98 3.8 0 6 23 40 57.5 211 5.3 1 1 6 13 69.9 4.0 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 7-9 yds to go
2nd & 10+ 165 11.85 5.65 50 212 4.2 0 8 61 100 61 506 5.1 1 2 15 25 69.0 3.8 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 10+ yds to go
3rd & 1-4 47 1.89 5.89 17 46 2.7 0 10 18 29 62.1 172 5.9 2 0 1 18 101.5 7.1 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 1-4 yds to go
3rd & 4-6 51 5.04 7.19 5 47 9.4 0 3 21 44 47.7 147 3.3 2 1 2 16 61.5 3.1 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 4-6 yds to go
3rd & 7-9 32 7.91 10.93 0 0 0 0 14 31 45.2 164 5.3 1 1 1 10 59.1 4.3 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 7-9 yds to go
3rd & 10+ 99 14.05 8.64 7 38 5.4 0 1 38 84 45.2 420 5.0 2 4 8 16 48.7 3.0 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 10+ yds to go
4th & 1-4 9 1.44 8.80 3 29 9.7 1 2 2 6 33.3 15 2.5 0 2 0 2 2.8 -12.5 All Opponent plays with 4th & 1-4 yds to go
4th & 4-6 5 5.60 -4.33 1 0 .0 0 0 0 2 0 -13 -6.5 0 0 2 0 39.6 -3.3 All Opponent plays with 4th & 4-6 yds to go
4th & 7-9 1 7.00 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .0 0 0 0 0 39.6 .0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 7-9 yds to go
4th & 10+ 4 15.00 11.50 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 3 33.3 22 7.3 0 0 0 1 60.4 7.3 All Opponent plays with 4th & 10+ yds to go
3rd/4th & short 56 1.82 6.24 20 75 3.8 1 12 20 35 57.1 187 5.3 2 2 1 20 67.2 3.8 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 33 12.33 5.60 19 96 5.1 0 2 10 13 76.9 72 5.5 0 0 1 3 89.3 5.1 All Opponent plays in Own 1-10
Own 1-20 142 11.19 6.80 54 210 3.9 0 5 49 74 66.2 579 7.8 1 2 14 23 83.1 5.8 All Opponent plays in Own 1-20
Own 21-50 481 9.14 6.20 170 581 3.4 0 35 164 285 57.5 1651 5.8 1 7 26 88 65.1 4.4 All Opponent plays in Own 21-50
Opp 49-20 306 9.02 5.31 104 403 3.9 1 25 95 183 51.9 760 4.2 1 6 19 47 50.8 2.5 All Opponent plays in Opp 49-20
Red Zone 111 6.67 3.67 49 88 1.8 4 10 27 59 45.8 198 3.4 17 4 3 22 65.5 5.8 All Opponent plays in Red Zone
Opp 1-10 61 5.07 1.68 29 38 1.3 4 7 10 30 33.3 29 1.0 9 1 2 9 68.1 5.1 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 161 8.94 5.07 76 215 2.8 0 12 44 79 55.7 424 5.4 5 0 6 25 92.0 6.2 All Opponent plays when Leading
Tied 222 9.20 4.64 97 328 3.4 1 20 58 105 55.2 480 4.6 0 2 20 30 59.2 3.1 All Opponent plays when Tied
Trailing 657 9.14 6.39 204 739 3.6 4 43 233 417 55.9 2284 5.5 15 17 36 125 66.5 4.0 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 94 9.29 5.95 14 44 3.1 1 4 38 73 52.1 307 4.2 5 4 7 20 63.0 2.8 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 4 min to go
Trailing, < 2 min to go 46 9.78 5.33 6 14 2.3 0 0 17 36 47.2 130 3.6 3 1 4 10 72.7 3.6 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 2 min to go
Tied, < 4 min to go 13 9.62 3.40 4 20 5.0 0 1 4 7 57.1 14 2.0 0 0 2 2 62.2 1.6 All Opponent plays when Tied, < 4 min to go
Tied, < 2 min to go 7 11.57 3.17 1 11 11.0 0 1 3 4 75 8 2.0 0 0 2 1 77.1 1.3 All Opponent plays when Tied, < 2 min to go
Leading, < 4 min to go 12 10.08 3.64 11 40 3.6 0 2 0 1 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 39.6 .0 All Opponent plays when Leading, < 4 min to go
Leading, < 2 min to go 8 10.38 4.88 8 39 4.9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 1040 9.12 5.78 377 1282 3.4 5 75 335 601 55.7 3188 5.3 20 19 62 180 68.6 4.1
Shotgun 161 10.86 7.27 13 63 4.8 0 2 67 129 51.9 664 5.1 4 4 19 35 64.2 3.8
Under Center 879 8.80 5.56 364 1219 3.3 5 73 268 472 56.8 2524 5.3 16 15 43 145 69.7 4.2