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2004 Pittsburgh Steelers

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15-1-0, Finished 1st in AFC North Division  · 2004 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 9.0, Offense: 3.4, Defense: 5.6, SoS: 1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 372 points (23.2/g), 11th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 251 points (15.7/g), 1st.
 Differential of 121 points (7.6/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 11.5-4.5.

Coach: Bill Cowher (15-1-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ken Whisenhunt
 Defensive Coordinator: Dick LeBeau

Stadium: Heinz Field
 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 Ben Roethlisberger 22 Rook 13 196 for 295, 2,621 yards, 17 td, 11 int, & 56 rushes for 144 yards and 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 11th pick / 2004
RB Jerome Bettis* 32 11 6 250 rushes for 941 yards, 13 td, & 6 catches for 46 yards and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 10th pick / 1993
FB Dan Kreider 27 4 9 4 rushes for 18 yards, 0 td, & 10 catches for 75 yards and 1 td
WR Plaxico Burress 27 4 11 35 catches for 698 yards, 5 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 8th pick / 2000
WR Hines Ward* 28 6 16 80 catches for 1,004 yards, 4 td, & 7 rushes for 25 yards and 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 92nd pick / 1998
TE Jerame Tuman 28 5 16 9 catches for 89 yards, 3 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 136th pick / 1999
LT Marvel Smith* 26 4 16 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 38th pick / 2000
LG Alan Faneca*+ 28 6 16 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 26th pick / 1998
C Jeff Hartings*+ 32 8 16 Detroit Lions / 1st / 23rd pick / 1996
RG Keydrick Vincent 26 3 16
RT Oliver Ross 30 6 16 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 138th pick / 1998
 Defensive Starters
LDE Aaron Smith* 28 5 15 8.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 109th pick / 1999
NT Chris Hoke 28 Rook 10 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RDE Kimo von Oelhoffen 33 10 15 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 162nd pick / 1994
LOLB Clark Haggans 27 4 13 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 137th pick / 2000
LILB James Farrior*+ 29 7 16 3.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 1st / 8th pick / 1997
RILB Larry Foote 24 2 16 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 128th pick / 2002
ROLB Joey Porter* 27 5 15 7.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1999
LCB Willie Williams 34 11 10 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 162nd pick / 1993
RCB Deshea Townsend 29 6 15 4.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 117th pick / 1998
SS Troy Polamalu* 23 1 16 1.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 16th pick / 2003
FS Chris Hope 24 2 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 94th pick / 2002
 Special Teams Starters
K Jeff Reed 25 2 0 28 of 33 field goals & 40 of 40 extra points
P Chris Gardocki 34 13 0 67 punts for a 43.0 average, 0 blocked Chicago Bears / 3rd / 78th pick / 1991
PR Antwaan Randle El 25 2 7 42 punt returns for a 8.3 average and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 62nd pick / 2002
KR Ricardo Colclough 22 Rook 0 26 kick returns for a 21.8 average and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 38th pick / 2004

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
37 Ainsley Battles 26 1 0 204 5-11 Vanderbilt 11/6/1978 4 0
97 Kendrell Bell 26 3 0 254 6-1 Georgia 7/2/1978 3 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 39th pick / 2001
36 Jerome Bettis* 32 RB 15 6 252 5-11 Notre Dame 2/16/1972 11 7 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 10th pick / 1993
72 Barrett Brooks 32 5 0 325 6-5 Kansas St. 5/5/1972 9 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 58th pick / 1995
46 Dante Brown 24 1 0 218 6-1 Memphis 7/28/1980 Rook 0
80 Plaxico Burress 27 WR 11 11 226 6-5 Michigan St. 8/12/1977 4 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 8th pick / 2000
23 Tyrone Carter 28 9 0 190 5-8 Minnesota 3/31/1976 4 1 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 118th pick / 2000
96 Kendrick Clancy 26 8 0 305 6-1 Mississippi 9/17/1978 4 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 2000
21 Ricardo Colclough 22 KR 16 0 186 5-11 Tusculum 4/18/1982 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 38th pick / 2004
48 Matt Cushing 29 16 0 255 6-4 Illinois 7/2/1975 5 0
83 Chris Doering 31 3 0 202 6-4 Florida 5/19/1973 8 0 Jacksonville Jaguars / 6th / 185th pick / 1996
66 Alan Faneca*+ 28 LG 16 16 312 6-5 LSU 12/7/1976 6 13 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 26th pick / 1998
51 James Farrior*+ 29 LILB 16 16 242 6-2 Virginia 1/6/1975 7 19 New York Jets / 1st / 8th pick / 1997
50 Larry Foote 24 RILB 16 16 234 6-0 Michigan 6/12/1980 2 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 128th pick / 2002
17 Chris Gardocki 34 P 16 0 192 6-1 Clemson 2/7/1970 13 3 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 78th pick / 1991
53 Clark Haggans 27 LOLB 13 13 243 6-4 Colorado St. 1/10/1977 4 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 137th pick / 2000
98 Casey Hampton 27 nt 6 6 320 6-1 Texas 9/3/1977 3 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 19th pick / 2001
92 James Harrison 26 lb 16 4 242 6-0 Kent St. 5/4/1978 2 4
64 Jeff Hartings*+ 32 C 16 16 301 6-3 Penn St. 9/7/1972 8 13 Detroit Lions / 1st / 23rd pick / 1996
34 Verron Haynes 25 13 0 223 5-10 Georgia 2/17/1979 2 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 166th pick / 2002
76 Chris Hoke 28 NT 14 10 296 6-3 BYU 4/6/1976 Rook 5
28 Chris Hope 24 FS 16 16 206 5-11 Florida St. 9/29/1980 2 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 94th pick / 2002
29 Chidi Iwuoma 26 14 0 184 5-8 California 2/19/1978 3 1
95 Alonzo Jackson 24 7 0 262 6-4 Florida St. 9/15/1980 1 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 59th pick / 2003
99 Brett Keisel 26 13 0 285 6-5 BYU 9/19/1978 2 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 242nd pick / 2002
90 Travis Kirschke 30 dt 16 1 298 6-3 UCLA 9/6/1974 7 2
88 Matt Kranchick 25 2 0 260 6-7 Penn St. 12/13/1979 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 194th pick / 2004
35 Dan Kreider 27 FB 16 9 255 5-11 New Hampshire 3/11/1977 4 1
57 Clint Kriewaldt 28 15 0 242 6-1 Wisc-Stevens Point 3/16/1976 5 1 Detroit Lions / 6th / 177th pick / 1999
31 Mike Logan 30 3 0 212 6-0 West Virginia 9/15/1974 7 0 Jacksonville Jaguars / 2nd / 50th pick / 1997
8 Tommy Maddox 33 qb 4 3 220 6-4 UCLA 9/2/1971 12 1 Denver Broncos / 1st / 25th pick / 1992
89 Lee Mays 26 wr 16 1 200 6-2 Texas-El Paso 9/18/1978 2 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 202nd pick / 2002
81 Sean Morey 28 16 0 200 5-11 Brown 2/26/1976 5 0 New England Patriots / 7th / 241st pick / 1999
56 Chukky Okobi 26 16 0 310 6-1 Purdue 11/18/1978 3 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 146th pick / 2001
39 Willie Parker 24 8 0 209 5-10 North Carolina 11/11/1980 Rook 2
43 Troy Polamalu* 23 SS 16 16 213 5-10 USC 4/19/1981 1 14 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 16th pick / 2003
55 Joey Porter* 27 ROLB 15 15 250 6-2 Colorado St. 3/22/1977 5 13 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1999
82 Antwaan Randle El 25 PR 16 7 192 5-10 Indiana 8/17/1979 2 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 62nd pick / 2002
87 Walter Rasby 32 te 4 2 252 6-3 Wake Forest 9/7/1972 10 0
3 Jeff Reed 25 K 16 0 226 5-11 North Carolina 4/9/1979 2 4
85 Jay Riemersma 31 te 11 2 255 6-5 Michigan 5/17/1973 7 1 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 244th pick / 1996
7 Ben Roethlisberger 22 QB 14 13 240 6-5 Miami (OH) 3/2/1982 Rook 11 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 11th pick / 2004
79 Oliver Ross 30 RT 16 16 317 6-5 Iowa St. 9/27/1974 6 7 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 138th pick / 1998
54 Mike Schneck 27 16 0 237 6-0 Wisconsin 8/4/1977 5 1
30 Chad Scott 30 lcb 7 7 205 6-1 Towson St.,Maryland 9/6/1974 7 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 24th pick / 1997
91 Aaron Smith* 28 LDE 16 15 300 6-5 Northern Colorado 4/9/1976 5 12 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 109th pick / 1999
77 Marvel Smith* 26 LT 16 16 321 6-5 Arizona St. 8/6/1978 4 9 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 38th pick / 2000
2 Brian St. Pierre 25 1 0 230 6-3 Boston Col. 11/28/1979 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 163rd pick / 2003
22 Duce Staley 29 RB 10 10 242 5-11 South Carolina 2/27/1975 7 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 71st pick / 1997
78 Max Starks 22 10 0 337 6-8 Florida 1/10/1982 Rook 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 75th pick / 2004
33 Russell Stuvaints 24 15 0 210 6-0 Youngstown St. 8/28/1980 1 2
24 Ike Taylor 24 db 13 1 191 6-1 La-Lafayette 5/5/1980 1 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 125th pick / 2003
26 Deshea Townsend 29 RCB 15 15 191 5-10 Alabama 9/8/1975 6 8 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 117th pick / 1998
84 Jerame Tuman 28 TE 16 16 255 6-4 Michigan 3/24/1976 5 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 136th pick / 1999
68 Keydrick Vincent 26 RG 16 16 330 6-5 Mississippi 4/13/1978 3 7
67 Kimo von Oelhoffen 33 RDE 16 15 300 6-4 Hawaii,Boise St. 1/30/1971 10 8 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 162nd pick / 1994
86 Hines Ward* 28 WR 16 16 205 6-0 Georgia 3/8/1976 6 11 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 92nd pick / 1998
27 Willie Williams 34 LCB 16 10 194 5-9 West. Carolina 12/26/1970 11 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 162nd pick / 1993
Team Total 27.4 16 245.8 6-1.6 4.4