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2008 Pittsburgh Steelers

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Record: 12-4-0, Finished 1st in AFC North Division
NFL Season Summary

2008 Super Bowl Champions

Scored 347 points (21.7/g), 20th of 32 in the NFL.
 Allowed 223 points (13.9/g), 1st.
 Differential of 124 points (7.8/g), 5th.
 Expected W-L: 11.8-4.2.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 9-7-0

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +4 (0.2/g), 11th.

Simple Rating System: Total 9.8, Offense: 1.6, Defense: 8.2, SoS: 2.0, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Mike Tomlin(12-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bruce Arians
 Defensive Coordinator: Dick LeBeau
 Other Notable Asst.: Harold Goodwin (Off. Line Quality Control) and Ray Horton (Assistant Coach)


 Offensive Scheme: Air Coryell
 Defensive Alignment: 3-4

Stadium: Heinz Field

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

Pittsburgh Steelers 2008 Defensive Splits · Offensive Splits

2008 League Total Splits · 2008 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 496 8.70 5.03 186 651 3.5 4 36 161 280 57.5 1255 4.5 4 9 30 79 60.0 3.0 All Home Opponent plays
Away 645 8.86 5.74 253 754 3.0 5 47 206 361 57.1 2047 5.7 14 15 30 112 68.9 4.2 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 8.87 5.04 115 292 2.5 3 16 75 123 61 715 5.8 3 4 10 38 71.7 4.5 All Opponent plays in 1st Qtr
2nd Qtr 311 8.48 5.48 116 409 3.5 1 26 103 183 56.3 847 4.6 6 8 12 49 61.0 3.1 All Opponent plays in 2nd Qtr
3rd Qtr 243 8.41 4.85 95 329 3.5 1 17 72 132 54.5 559 4.2 1 3 15 32 58.2 3.0 All Opponent plays in 3rd Qtr
4th Qtr 336 9.26 6.15 111 367 3.3 4 24 117 203 57.6 1184 5.8 8 9 22 72 69.1 4.2 All Opponent plays in 4th Qtr
OT 3 12.33 1.67 2 8 4.0 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 1 0 All Opponent plays in OT
1st Half 559 8.65 5.28 231 701 3.0 4 42 178 306 58.2 1562 5.1 9 12 22 87 65.3 3.7 All Opponent plays in 1st Half
2nd Half 579 8.91 5.61 206 696 3.4 5 41 189 335 56.4 1743 5.2 9 12 37 104 64.8 3.7 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 483 9.97 5.00 225 674 3.0 6 20 148 238 62.2 1297 5.4 7 8 20 58 72.4 4.2 All Opponent plays on 1st down
2nd 375 8.37 5.37 158 553 3.5 2 41 123 202 60.9 1031 5.1 5 8 15 62 65.8 3.6 All Opponent plays on 2nd down
3rd 261 7.59 6.48 47 148 3.1 0 17 91 189 48.1 908 4.8 6 8 24 66 55.2 3.1 All Opponent plays on 3rd down
4th 22 4.18 6.40 9 30 3.3 1 5 5 12 41.7 66 5.5 0 0 1 5 59.7 5.1 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
1-3 125 1.86 3.10 72 159 2.2 8 41 32 48 66.7 176 3.7 4 1 5 30 92.0 4.0 All Opponent plays with 1-3 yds to go
4-6 145 4.99 5.81 53 200 3.8 1 18 48 87 55.2 410 4.7 5 1 4 34 82.1 5.1 All Opponent plays with 4-6 yds to go
7-9 190 8.07 5.80 47 162 3.4 0 5 55 126 43.7 540 4.3 1 7 17 35 35.8 1.7 All Opponent plays with 7-9 yds to go
10+ 681 11.07 5.74 267 884 3.3 0 19 232 380 61.1 2176 5.7 8 15 34 92 67.4 4.0 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 & 10 444 10.00 5.15 207 648 3.1 0 14 137 217 63.1 1231 5.7 5 7 20 56 72.6 4.3 All Opponent plays with 1st & 10 yds to go
1st & >10 14 18.29 5.25 3 2 .7 0 0 9 11 81.8 61 5.5 0 0 0 0 89.8 5.5 All Opponent plays with 1st & >10 yds to go
1st & <10 25 4.84 1.71 15 24 1.6 6 6 2 10 20 5 .5 2 1 0 2 39.6 .0 All Opponent plays with 1st & <10 yds to go
2nd & 1-4 46 1.89 2.28 32 61 1.9 2 20 11 11 100 44 4.0 1 0 3 11 113.6 4.6 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 1-4 yds to go
2nd & 4-6 76 4.93 5.62 39 159 4.1 0 13 22 37 59.5 184 5.0 2 0 0 16 90.4 6.1 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 4-6 yds to go
2nd & 7-9 106 8.17 5.43 34 117 3.4 0 3 34 65 52.3 290 4.5 1 3 7 14 50.2 2.4 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 7-9 yds to go
2nd & 10+ 147 12.32 6.45 53 216 4.1 0 5 56 89 62.9 513 5.8 1 5 5 21 58.9 3.3 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 10+ yds to go
3rd & 1-4 56 2.00 3.45 25 61 2.4 0 12 17 29 58.6 91 3.1 2 0 2 15 87.0 4.2 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 1-4 yds to go
3rd & 4-6 59 5.08 6.11 8 28 3.5 0 3 24 46 52.2 192 4.2 2 1 4 16 68.4 3.7 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 4-6 yds to go
3rd & 7-9 73 7.85 7.38 10 41 4.1 0 2 20 54 37 254 4.7 0 4 9 20 21.7 1.2 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 7-9 yds to go
3rd & 10+ 73 13.64 9.05 4 18 4.5 0 0 30 60 50 371 6.2 2 3 9 15 59.8 4.0 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 10+ yds to go
4th & 1-4 13 1.23 6.00 8 26 3.3 1 4 3 5 60 40 8.0 0 0 0 3 85.4 8.0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 1-4 yds to go
4th & 4-6 3 5.00 17.00 1 4 4.0 0 1 1 2 50 30 15.0 0 0 0 1 95.8 15.0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 4-6 yds to go
4th & 7-9 3 8.00 -2.00 0 0 0 0 1 2 50 -4 -2.0 0 0 1 1 56.3 -1.3 All Opponent plays with 4th & 7-9 yds to go
4th & 10+ 3 12.33 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 .0 0 0 0 0 39.6 .0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 10+ yds to go
3rd/4th & short 69 1.86 3.96 33 87 2.6 1 16 20 34 58.8 131 3.9 2 0 2 18 86.8 4.8 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 40 10.70 3.52 21 61 2.9 0 1 9 18 50 48 2.7 0 1 1 3 33.1 .2 All Opponent plays in Own 1-10
Own 1-20 161 10.11 4.15 74 219 3.0 0 5 39 77 50.6 292 3.8 0 2 10 18 49.3 2.3 All Opponent plays in Own 1-20
Own 21-50 520 9.05 5.87 195 736 3.8 0 43 172 297 57.9 1593 5.4 3 12 28 89 59.2 3.4 All Opponent plays in Own 21-50
Opp 49-20 321 8.51 6.35 116 351 3.0 1 20 119 186 64 1249 6.7 4 4 18 67 81.6 5.6 All Opponent plays in Opp 49-20
Red Zone 139 6.93 2.81 54 99 1.8 8 15 37 81 45.7 168 2.1 11 6 4 17 61.4 1.4 All Opponent plays in Red Zone
Opp 1-10 64 4.94 2.00 27 48 1.8 8 9 13 35 37.1 36 1.0 8 1 2 10 73.2 4.1 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 219 8.82 4.42 102 296 2.9 1 14 55 103 53.4 464 4.5 2 3 14 24 59.7 3.2 All Opponent plays when Leading
Tied 268 8.67 5.29 126 412 3.3 3 22 80 136 58.8 710 5.2 4 6 6 42 64.3 3.7 All Opponent plays when Tied
Trailing 654 8.83 5.85 211 697 3.3 5 47 232 402 57.7 2128 5.3 12 15 40 125 66.6 3.8 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 83 9.54 8.58 12 43 3.6 1 4 32 65 49.2 386 5.9 3 5 6 19 51.2 3.1 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 4 min to go
Trailing, < 2 min to go 52 9.54 7.14 5 18 3.6 1 1 20 44 45.5 182 4.1 0 4 3 12 19.3 .0 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 2 min to go
Tied, < 4 min to go 8 8.25 3.14 6 20 3.3 0 1 1 2 50 2 1.0 1 1 0 1 56.3 -11.5 All Opponent plays when Tied, < 4 min to go
Tied, < 2 min to go 6 9.17 2.60 5 13 2.6 0 1 0 1 0 0 .0 0 1 0 0 .0 -45.0 All Opponent plays when Tied, < 2 min to go
Leading, < 4 min to go 13 9.23 1.31 13 17 1.3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 All Opponent plays when Leading, < 4 min to go
Leading, < 2 min to go 4 9.75 -0.50 4 -2 -0.5 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 82 8.34 9.11 21 112 5.3 0 7 24 60 40 307 5.1 0 7 1 16 17.2 -0.1
Huddle 1059 8.82 5.22 418 1293 3.1 9 76 343 581 59 2995 5.2 18 17 59 175 70.9 4.0
Shotgun 422 8.98 8.04 47 241 5.1 0 14 178 344 51.7 1834 5.3 9 16 31 107 56.8 3.5
Under Center 719 8.68 4.32 392 1164 3.0 9 69 189 297 63.6 1468 4.9 9 8 29 84 74.6 4.0