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2006 Pittsburgh Steelers

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Record: 8-8-0, Finished 3rd in AFC North Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 353 points (22.1/g), 12th of 32 in the NFL.
 Allowed 315 points (19.7/g), 11th.
 Differential of 38 points (2.4/g), 11th.
 Expected W-L: 9.1-6.9.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 7-8-1

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential -8 (-0.5/g), 27th.

Simple Rating System: Total 3.4, Offense: 3.0, Defense: 0.4, SoS: 1.0, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Bill Cowher(8-8-0)
 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 2006 Defensive Splits · Offensive Splits

2006 League Total Splits · 2006 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 493 8.68 5.84 220 784 3.6 2 40 155 251 61.8 1527 6.1 9 7 22 84 79.2 5.1 All Home Opponent plays
Away 483 8.56 6.71 188 629 3.3 8 34 164 278 59 1859 6.7 12 13 17 96 74.0 5.1 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 198 8.76 5.14 80 201 2.5 0 7 69 107 64.5 621 5.8 6 5 11 36 79.2 4.4 All Opponent plays in 1st Qtr
2nd Qtr 279 8.48 6.26 107 361 3.4 4 21 101 162 62.3 1017 6.3 6 2 10 60 87.4 6.1 All Opponent plays in 2nd Qtr
3rd Qtr 230 8.63 7.50 98 449 4.6 4 21 73 128 57 856 6.7 3 5 4 42 69.0 5.2 All Opponent plays in 3rd Qtr
4th Qtr 259 8.62 6.03 114 358 3.1 2 22 75 131 57.3 866 6.6 6 8 14 41 67.2 4.3 All Opponent plays in 4th Qtr
OT 10 9.50 7.00 9 44 4.9 0 3 1 1 100 26 26.0 0 0 0 1 118.8 26.0 All Opponent plays in OT
1st Half 477 8.60 5.79 187 562 3.0 4 28 170 269 63.2 1638 6.1 12 7 21 96 84.1 5.4 All Opponent plays in 1st Half
2nd Half 489 8.62 6.71 212 807 3.8 6 43 148 259 57.1 1722 6.6 9 13 18 83 68.1 4.8 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 10.01 6.14 220 762 3.5 3 16 113 187 60.4 1369 7.3 6 5 11 57 82.5 6.4 All Opponent plays on 1st down
2nd 327 8.00 5.75 138 513 3.7 3 32 109 180 60.6 947 5.3 5 9 9 56 62.9 3.4 All Opponent plays on 2nd down
3rd 219 7.11 7.16 46 136 3.0 4 23 93 154 60.4 996 6.5 9 5 19 64 85.3 5.5 All Opponent plays on 3rd down
4th 12 4.58 9.50 4 2 .5 0 3 4 8 50 74 9.3 1 1 0 3 82.3 6.1 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
1-3 117 1.97 3.59 68 132 1.9 6 37 28 46 60.9 223 4.8 7 1 3 23 103.5 6.5 All Opponent plays with 1-3 yds to go
4-6 136 4.95 5.17 48 138 2.9 2 13 43 81 53.1 369 4.6 2 4 7 29 53.0 2.6 All Opponent plays with 4-6 yds to go
7-9 143 7.92 7.31 38 190 5.0 1 6 59 96 61.5 585 6.1 3 2 9 37 80.4 5.3 All Opponent plays with 7-9 yds to go
10+ 580 10.99 6.81 254 953 3.8 1 18 189 306 61.8 2209 7.2 9 13 20 91 75.7 5.5 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 & 10 371 10.00 6.19 196 702 3.6 1 14 103 164 62.8 1230 7.5 5 4 11 52 85.7 6.6 All Opponent plays with 1st & 10 yds to go
1st & >10 21 16.33 10.06 7 31 4.4 0 0 9 14 64.3 130 9.3 0 1 0 4 64.6 6.1 All Opponent plays with 1st & >10 yds to go
1st & <10 26 5.12 2.00 17 29 1.7 2 2 1 9 11.1 9 1.0 1 0 0 1 76.6 3.2 All Opponent plays with 1st & <10 yds to go
2nd & 1-4 42 1.98 3.38 31 83 2.7 1 16 5 10 50 42 4.2 1 0 1 4 94.6 5.6 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 1-4 yds to go
2nd & 4-6 74 4.96 4.90 34 97 2.9 1 9 22 38 57.9 192 5.1 1 3 2 16 47.3 1.9 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 4-6 yds to go
2nd & 7-9 87 8.03 6.89 28 152 5.4 1 4 36 56 64.3 303 5.4 1 1 3 20 76.7 4.7 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 7-9 yds to go
2nd & 10+ 124 11.82 6.42 45 181 4.0 0 3 46 76 60.5 410 5.4 2 5 3 16 56.4 2.8 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 10+ yds to go
3rd & 1-4 58 1.95 3.23 28 48 1.7 4 17 19 28 67.9 107 3.8 5 1 2 16 99.3 5.4 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 1-4 yds to go
3rd & 4-6 52 4.96 6.12 8 25 3.1 0 3 21 39 53.8 177 4.5 1 1 5 13 63.7 3.5 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 4-6 yds to go
3rd & 7-9 46 7.74 9.00 4 24 6.0 0 2 22 36 61.1 273 7.6 1 0 6 16 93.9 7.0 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 7-9 yds to go
3rd & 10+ 63 13.16 10.86 6 39 6.5 0 1 31 51 60.8 439 8.6 2 3 6 19 77.2 6.0 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 10+ yds to go
4th & 1-4 9 1.67 9.50 4 2 .5 0 3 4 5 80 74 14.8 1 0 0 3 158.3 18.8 All Opponent plays with 4th & 1-4 yds to go
4th & 4-6 1 5.00 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .0 0 0 0 0 39.6 .0 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 1 0 0 .0 -45.0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 7-9 yds to go
4th & 10+ 1 28.00 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .0 0 0 0 0 39.6 .0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 10+ yds to go
3rd/4th & short 67 1.91 4.13 32 50 1.6 4 20 23 33 69.7 181 5.5 6 1 2 19 110.0 7.3 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 28 9.39 5.28 15 34 2.3 0 1 10 13 76.9 98 7.5 0 0 0 5 97.6 7.5 All Opponent plays in Own 1-10
Own 1-20 116 10.07 6.98 50 161 3.2 0 5 40 64 62.5 474 7.4 0 0 2 23 85.0 7.2 All Opponent plays in Own 1-20
Own 21-50 468 9.09 6.69 187 764 4.1 1 34 167 255 65.5 1764 6.9 1 12 26 90 67.2 4.4 All Opponent plays in Own 21-50
Opp 49-20 254 8.53 6.66 102 334 3.3 0 21 80 144 55.6 952 6.6 8 6 8 49 77.1 5.5 All Opponent plays in Opp 49-20
Red Zone 138 5.98 3.33 69 154 2.2 9 14 32 66 48.5 196 3.0 12 2 3 18 81.9 5.0 All Opponent plays in Red Zone
Opp 1-10 81 4.48 1.81 40 49 1.2 8 12 16 39 41 58 1.5 9 2 2 10 67.0 3.6 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 325 8.63 5.57 175 650 3.7 3 34 84 140 60 848 6.1 5 5 10 43 74.3 4.8 All Opponent plays when Leading
Tied 198 8.90 6.63 78 278 3.6 1 13 74 110 67.3 809 7.4 5 3 10 41 92.6 6.5 All Opponent plays when Tied
Trailing 453 8.49 6.63 155 485 3.1 6 27 161 279 57.7 1729 6.2 11 12 19 96 71.2 4.7 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 54 8.91 6.63 12 59 4.9 0 3 18 40 45 153 3.8 1 5 2 12 24.3 -1.2 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 4 min to go
Trailing, < 2 min to go 25 8.80 9.15 7 46 6.6 0 3 6 18 33.3 73 4.1 0 2 0 4 7.2 -0.9 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 2 min to go
Tied, < 4 min to go 14 9.36 10.00 4 19 4.8 0 2 4 10 40 71 7.1 0 0 0 2 65.0 7.1 All Opponent plays when Tied, < 4 min to go
Tied, < 2 min to go 8 9.88 9.40 2 0 .0 0 0 2 6 33.3 47 7.8 0 0 0 1 62.5 7.8 All Opponent plays when Tied, < 2 min to go
Leading, < 4 min to go 34 7.97 1.97 32 54 1.7 1 3 1 2 50 11 5.5 0 0 0 0 66.7 5.5 All Opponent plays when Leading, < 4 min to go
Leading, < 2 min to go 16 7.44 0.19 16 3 .2 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 7 7.43 6.00 0 0 0 0 5 7 71.4 30 4.3 0 0 0 2 79.5 4.3
Huddle 969 8.63 6.26 408 1413 3.5 10 74 314 522 60.2 3356 6.4 21 20 39 178 76.4 5.1
Shotgun 187 9.14 11.14 12 70 5.8 0 3 106 166 63.9 1334 8.0 2 6 9 68 77.7 6.3
Under Center 789 8.49 5.30 396 1343 3.4 10 71 213 363 58.7 2052 5.7 19 14 30 112 75.9 4.6