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2005 Pittsburgh Steelers

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Record: 11-5-0, Finished 2nd in AFC North Division
NFL Season Summary

2005 Super Bowl Champions

Scored 389 points (24.3/g), 9th of 32 in the NFL.
 Allowed 258 points (16.1/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 131 points (8.2/g), 5th.
 Expected W-L: 11.6-4.4.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 9-7-0

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

Simple Rating System: Total 7.8, Offense: 3.8, Defense: 4.0, SoS: -0.4, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Bill Cowher(11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ken Whisenhunt
 Defensive Coordinator: Dick LeBeau
 Other Notable Asst.: Ray Horton (Assistant Coach)


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

Stadium: Heinz Field

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

Pittsburgh Steelers 2005 Defensive Splits · Offensive Splits

2005 League Total Splits · 2005 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 667 8.64 5.84 254 921 3.6 6 55 214 372 57.5 2055 5.5 8 12 41 115 66.8 4.1 All Home Opponent plays
Away 585 8.52 6.60 227 830 3.7 7 44 192 336 57.1 2062 6.1 11 8 21 115 76.3 5.4 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 293 8.49 6.67 138 539 3.9 4 27 92 144 63.9 1054 7.3 6 2 11 61 93.9 7.0 All Opponent plays in 1st Qtr
2nd Qtr 340 8.41 5.67 125 408 3.3 0 21 116 202 57.4 1037 5.1 5 8 13 60 63.1 3.6 All Opponent plays in 2nd Qtr
3rd Qtr 285 8.63 6.20 112 433 3.9 2 22 90 157 57.3 913 5.8 6 3 16 51 78.9 5.2 All Opponent plays in 3rd Qtr
4th Qtr 319 8.77 6.42 99 369 3.7 7 28 106 197 53.8 1095 5.6 2 7 22 57 58.7 3.7 All Opponent plays in 4th Qtr
OT 15 9.67 2.22 7 2 .3 0 1 2 8 25 18 2.3 0 0 0 1 39.6 2.3 All Opponent plays in OT
1st Half 633 8.45 6.15 263 947 3.6 4 48 208 346 60.1 2091 6.0 11 10 24 121 75.9 5.0 All Opponent plays in 1st Half
2nd Half 604 8.71 6.31 211 802 3.8 9 50 196 354 55.4 2008 5.7 8 10 38 108 67.6 4.4 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 527 9.88 5.82 249 893 3.6 8 28 165 260 63.5 1620 6.2 3 6 18 71 75.2 5.1 All Opponent plays on 1st down
2nd 411 8.09 6.29 171 641 3.7 4 39 124 227 54.6 1272 5.6 6 7 12 65 66.9 4.5 All Opponent plays on 2nd down
3rd 289 7.17 7.11 53 191 3.6 1 26 113 207 54.6 1209 5.8 9 6 29 90 74.3 4.7 All Opponent plays on 3rd down
4th 25 5.96 2.80 8 26 3.3 0 6 4 14 28.6 16 1.1 1 1 3 4 33.6 -0.5 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
1-3 149 2.08 5.07 80 186 2.3 6 47 38 65 58.5 433 6.7 7 0 4 37 114.5 8.3 All Opponent plays with 1-3 yds to go
4-6 175 5.01 5.60 56 219 3.9 4 16 57 108 52.8 486 4.5 3 2 11 47 66.4 3.8 All Opponent plays with 4-6 yds to go
7-9 186 7.99 8.24 53 223 4.2 2 11 62 124 50 790 6.4 5 6 9 41 63.6 4.7 All Opponent plays with 7-9 yds to go
10+ 742 10.89 6.12 292 1123 3.8 1 25 249 411 60.6 2408 5.9 4 12 38 105 68.1 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 & 10 480 10.00 6.04 222 847 3.8 1 20 156 243 64.2 1527 6.3 2 5 15 66 75.9 5.2 All Opponent plays with 1st & 10 yds to go
1st & >10 15 17.07 7.85 4 4 1.0 0 0 8 10 80 98 9.8 0 0 1 4 107.5 8.9 All Opponent plays with 1st & >10 yds to go
1st & <10 32 4.66 1.42 23 42 1.8 7 8 1 7 14.3 -5 -0.7 1 1 2 1 39.6 -3.3 All Opponent plays with 1st & <10 yds to go
2nd & 1-4 59 2.07 4.74 35 86 2.5 2 18 11 23 47.8 137 6.0 3 0 1 11 106.3 8.2 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 1-4 yds to go
2nd & 4-6 83 5.17 6.40 38 154 4.1 2 10 25 43 58.1 262 6.1 0 1 2 21 66.2 4.8 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 4-6 yds to go
2nd & 7-9 108 8.01 7.93 40 173 4.3 0 7 34 65 52.3 430 6.6 3 1 3 19 82.2 6.5 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 7-9 yds to go
2nd & 10+ 161 11.85 5.78 58 228 3.9 0 4 54 96 56.3 443 4.6 0 5 6 14 46.5 2.1 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 10+ yds to go
3rd & 1-4 67 2.12 6.23 30 69 2.3 1 20 24 35 68.6 280 8.0 3 0 2 23 121.1 9.2 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 1-4 yds to go
3rd & 4-6 77 4.87 5.41 9 50 5.6 0 4 32 60 53.3 226 3.8 3 1 8 26 71.9 3.5 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 4-6 yds to go
3rd & 7-9 65 7.88 9.72 6 28 4.7 0 1 27 53 50.9 351 6.6 1 3 6 21 54.8 4.0 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 7-9 yds to go
3rd & 10+ 80 13.05 7.76 8 44 5.5 0 1 30 59 50.8 352 6.0 2 2 13 20 66.5 4.2 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 10+ yds to go
4th & 1-4 10 1.90 5.00 7 26 3.7 0 6 2 3 66.7 19 6.3 0 0 0 2 84.0 6.3 All Opponent plays with 4th & 1-4 yds to go
4th & 4-6 5 5.20 0.00 1 0 .0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 39.6 .0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 4-6 yds to go
4th & 7-9 4 8.25 9.00 0 0 0 0 1 4 25 9 2.3 1 1 0 1 39.6 -4.0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 7-9 yds to go
4th & 10+ 6 11.83 -3.00 0 0 0 0 1 3 33.3 -12 -4.0 0 0 3 1 42.4 -2.0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 10+ yds to go
3rd/4th & short 77 2.09 6.06 37 95 2.6 1 26 26 38 68.4 299 7.9 3 0 2 25 118.2 9.0 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 27 10.00 6.70 15 74 4.9 0 3 8 11 72.7 80 7.3 0 0 1 1 93.0 6.7 All Opponent plays in Own 1-10
Own 1-20 158 9.70 6.80 59 240 4.1 0 9 56 88 63.6 589 6.7 1 3 10 21 72.6 4.8 All Opponent plays in Own 1-20
Own 21-50 533 8.85 7.00 185 786 4.2 0 38 191 318 60.1 2054 6.5 1 5 30 112 73.5 5.3 All Opponent plays in Own 21-50
Opp 49-20 392 8.58 6.02 154 496 3.2 1 28 123 223 55.2 1267 5.7 2 8 15 71 59.8 4.0 All Opponent plays in Opp 49-20
Red Zone 169 6.73 3.43 83 229 2.8 12 24 36 79 45.6 207 2.6 15 4 7 26 71.0 3.8 All Opponent plays in Red Zone
Opp 1-10 77 4.60 2.26 42 80 1.9 11 16 14 33 42.4 51 1.5 9 2 2 9 64.3 4.0 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 194 8.76 5.66 92 333 3.6 2 14 58 96 60.4 561 5.8 2 1 6 35 79.4 5.5 All Opponent plays when Leading
Tied 280 8.26 5.93 118 405 3.4 4 25 91 154 59.1 875 5.7 5 5 8 51 72.3 4.6 All Opponent plays when Tied
Trailing 778 8.66 6.44 271 1013 3.7 7 60 257 458 56.1 2681 5.9 12 14 48 144 69.2 4.5 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 81 7.84 6.87 16 56 3.5 1 4 30 60 50 301 5.0 1 1 5 15 63.3 4.2 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 4 min to go
Trailing, < 2 min to go 44 8.48 6.97 9 32 3.6 0 1 16 31 51.6 177 5.7 1 0 4 10 79.6 5.6 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 2 min to go
Tied, < 4 min to go 23 9.74 4.06 5 6 1.2 0 1 9 15 60 59 3.9 0 1 3 5 40.7 .8 All Opponent plays when Tied, < 4 min to go
Tied, < 2 min to go 15 9.33 5.90 3 8 2.7 0 1 7 11 63.6 51 4.6 0 1 1 3 36.6 .5 All Opponent plays when Tied, < 2 min to go
Leading, < 4 min to go 10 9.50 1.11 8 3 .4 0 1 1 2 50 7 3.5 0 0 0 0 58.3 3.5 All Opponent plays when Leading, < 4 min to go
Leading, < 2 min to go 3 11.00 -1.00 3 -3 -1.0 0 0 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
No Huddle 9 7.56 9.40 0 0 0 0 4 9 44.4 47 5.2 0 0 0 2 60.9 5.2
Huddle 1243 8.59 6.17 481 1751 3.6 13 99 402 699 57.5 4070 5.8 19 20 62 228 71.4 4.7
Shotgun 214 9.11 8.28 16 68 4.3 1 4 103 175 58.9 1124 6.4 4 8 23 69 66.5 4.3
Under Center 1038 8.48 5.82 465 1683 3.6 12 95 303 533 56.8 2993 5.6 15 12 39 161 72.9 4.8