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2009 Pittsburgh Steelers

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9-7-0, Finished 3rd in AFC North Division  · 2009 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.7, Offense: 1.0, Defense: 0.7, SoS: -1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 368 points (23.0/g), 12th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 324 points (20.2/g), 12th.
 Differential of 44 points (2.8/g), 14th.  Expected W-L: 9.2-6.8.

Coach: Mike Tomlin (9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bruce Arians
 Defensive Coordinator: Dick LeBeau
 Other Notable Asst.: Harold Goodwin (Off. Line Quality Control) and Ray Horton (Assistant Coach)

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

Team Info

General Manager Kevin Colbert
Chairman Dan Rooney
Offensive Scheme Air Coryell
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD #Dr Sc% TO% Start Time Plays Yds Pts
Team Offense 368 5941 1014 5.9 25 11 25 331 351 536 4148 28 14 7.1 210 428 1793 10 4.2 96 183 35.5 12.6 Own 29.5 2:52 5.71 32.4 1.90
Team Defense 324 4885 967 5.1 22 10 18 274 319 548 3447 22 12 5.8 186 372 1438 7 3.9 70 178 28.7 12.9 Own 28.7 2:33 5.6 27.4 1.51
Lg Rank Offense 12 7 12 17 9 18 9 7 12 8 18 19 20 16 9 21 14 4 14 7 13
Lg Rank Defense 12 5 26 17 4 23 16 14 25 8 4 3 4 5 21 22 23 13 21 9 10

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Thu September 10 boxscore W OT 1-0 Tennessee Titans 13 10 19 357 321 36 3 18 320 234 86 2
2 Sun September 20 boxscore L 1-1 @ Chicago Bears 14 17 21 308 203 105 2 17 275 231 44
3 Sun September 27 boxscore L 1-2 @ Cincinnati Bengals 20 23 17 373 271 102 1 19 273 173 100
4 Sun October 4 boxscore W 2-2 San Diego Chargers 38 28 32 497 320 177 1 17 251 235 16 1
5 Sun October 11 boxscore W 3-2 @ Detroit Lions 28 20 18 344 262 82 1 21 335 225 110 1
6 Sun October 18 boxscore W 4-2 Cleveland Browns 27 14 28 543 403 140 4 12 197 106 91 4
7 Sun October 25 boxscore W 5-2 Minnesota Vikings 27 17 14 259 152 107 1 21 386 297 89 2
8 Bye Week
9 Mon November 9 boxscore W 6-2 @ Denver Broncos 28 10 21 375 202 173 2 12 242 215 27 3
10 Sun November 15 boxscore L 6-3 Cincinnati Bengals 12 18 16 226 146 80 1 14 218 157 61
11 Sun November 22 boxscore L OT 6-4 @ Kansas City Chiefs 24 27 27 516 402 114 3 13 282 214 68 1
12 Sun November 29 boxscore L OT 6-5 @ Baltimore Ravens 17 20 16 298 145 153 1 21 393 261 132 2
13 Sun December 6 boxscore L 6-6 Oakland Raiders 24 27 19 401 269 132 1 19 396 287 109
14 Thu December 10 boxscore L 6-7 @ Cleveland Browns 6 13 16 218 141 77 12 255 84 171
15 Sun December 20 boxscore W 7-7 Green Bay Packers 37 36 28 537 472 65 18 436 376 60
16 Sun December 27 boxscore W 8-7 Baltimore Ravens 23 20 17 286 238 48 2 20 323 148 175 3
17 Sun January 3 boxscore W 9-7 @ Miami Dolphins 30 24 22 403 201 202 2 20 303 204 99 3

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
7 Ben Roethlisberger 27 QB 15 15 9-6-0 337 506 66.6 4328 26 5.1 12 2.4 60 8.6 8.5 12.8 288.5 100.5 67.3 50 348 7.16 7.12 9.0 2 3
2 Dennis Dixon 24 qb 1 1 0-1-0 12 26 46.2 145 1 3.8 1 3.8 33 5.6 4.6 12.1 145.0 60.6 42.15 0 0 5.58 4.62 0.0
16 Charlie Batch 35 1 0 1 2 50.0 17 0 0.0 0 0.0 17 8.5 8.5 17.0 17.0 79.2 93.84 0 0 8.50 8.50 0.0
10 Santonio Holmes 25 WR 16 16 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
21 Mewelde Moore 27 16 0 1 1 100.0 6 1 100.0 0 0.0 6 6.0 26.0 6.0 0.4 131.2 100 0 0 6.00 26.00 0.0
Team Total 27.4 16 9-7-0 351 536 65.5 4496 28 5.2 13 2.4 60 8.4 8.3 12.8 281.0 98.9 50 348 7.08 7.04 8.5 2 3
Opp Total 16 319 548 58.2 3761 22 4.0 12 2.2 6.9 6.68 11.8 235.1 83.4 47 314 5.8 5.6 7.9

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
34 Rashard Mendenhall 22 RB 16 12 242 1108 7 60 4.6 69.3 15.1 25 261 10.4 1 26 1.6 16.3 1369 8 3
39 Willie Parker 29 rb 14 3 98 389 0 34 4.0 27.8 7.0 6 64 10.7 1 27 0.4 4.6 453 1 2
7 Ben Roethlisberger 27 QB 15 15 40 82 2 15 2.1 5.5 2.7 82 2 7
21 Mewelde Moore 27 16 0 35 118 0 15 3.4 7.4 2.2 21 153 7.3 2 19 1.3 9.6 271 2 0
17 Mike Wallace 23 wr 16 4 5 48 0 21 9.6 3.0 0.3 39 756 19.4 6 60 2.4 47.3 804 6 1
10 Santonio Holmes 25 WR 16 16 3 6 0 7 2.0 0.4 0.2 79 1248 15.8 5 57 4.9 78.0 1254 5 0
2 Dennis Dixon 24 qb 1 1 3 27 1 24 9.0 27.0 3.0 27 1 0
38 Carey Davis 28 6 0 2 15 0 14 7.5 2.5 0.3 15 0 0
86 Hines Ward 33 WR 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 95 1167 12.3 6 54 5.9 72.9 1167 6 2
83 Heath Miller* 27 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 76 789 10.4 6 41 4.8 49.3 789 6 2
89 Matt Spaeth 26 TE 16 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 25 5.0 1 9 0.3 1.6 25 1 1
85 David Johnson 22 te 15 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 9 4.5 0 5 0.1 0.6 9 0 0
19 Tyler Grisham 22 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 14 14.0 0 14 0.3 3.5 14 0 0
11 Stefan Logan 28 KR/PR 16 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.3 5 0 3
14 Limas Sweed 25 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.6 5 0 0
Team Total 27.4 16 428 1793 10 60 4.2 112.1 26.8 351 4496 12.8 28 60 21.9 281.0 6289 38 21
Opp Total 16 372 1438 7 3.9 89.9 23.3 319 3447 10.8 22 19.9 215.4 4885 29 21

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
11 Stefan Logan 28 KR/PR 16 1 30 280 0 25 9.3 55 1466 0 83 26.7 1751
21 Mewelde Moore 27 16 0 3 3 0 2 1.0 4 44 0 13 11.0 318
27 Joe Burnett 23 15 0 3 23 0 13 7.7 23
10 Santonio Holmes 25 WR 16 16 2 6 0 3 3.0 1260
38 Carey Davis 28 6 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 28
92 James Harrison* 31 ROLB 16 16 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
34 Rashard Mendenhall 22 RB 16 12 1 8 0 8 8.0 1377
89 Matt Spaeth 26 TE 16 8 1 1 0 1 1.0 26
17 Mike Wallace 23 wr 16 4 1 26 0 26 26.0 830
Team Total 27.4 16 36 290 0 25 8.1 66 1581 0 83 24.0 8160
Opp Total 16 33 325 0 9.8 74 1795 4 24.3

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
3 Jeff Reed 30 K 16 0 1 1 7 7 16 15 5 4 2 31 27 87.1% 41 41 100.0%
9 Daniel Sepulveda 25 P 16 0 72 3074 60 0 42.7
Team Total 27.4 16 1 1 7 7 16 15 5 4 2 31 27 87.1% 41 41 100.0% 72 3074 60 0 42.7
Opp Total 16 29 22 75.9% 32 32 100.0% 86 3681 42.8

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
51 James Farrior 34 LILB 16 16 3.0 1 18 0 18 5 1 0 1 0 0 68 34
25 Ryan Clark 30 FS 15 15 3 0 0 0 8 68 21
92 James Harrison* 31 ROLB 16 16 10.0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 2 0 0 60 19
22 William Gay 24 RCB 16 14 1.0 0 0 0 0 10 1 0 0 0 0 70 8
94 Lawrence Timmons 23 RILB 14 13 7.0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 56 22
56 LaMarr Woodley* 25 LOLB 16 16 13.5 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 1 77 1 50 12
24 Ike Taylor 29 LCB 16 16 1.0 1 20 0 20 13 0 0 1 1 0 53 9
23 Tyrone Carter 33 SS 16 12 1.0 2 53 1 48 4 1 0 1 6 0 49 12
99 Brett Keisel 31 RDE 15 15 3.0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 36 18
57 Keyaron Fox 27 lb 16 3 1 82 1 82 1 0 0 1 5 0 31 13
98 Casey Hampton* 32 NT 16 16 2.5 23 20
26 Deshea Townsend 34 db 16 2 1 -1 0 -1 3 24 3
90 Travis Kirschke 35 LDE 12 7 1.0 16 10
43 Troy Polamalu 28 ss 5 5 3 17 0 16 7 18 2
93 Nick Eason 29 lde 8 5 15 1
55 Patrick Bailey 24 16 0 13 0
54 Andre Frazier 27 14 0 8 5
11 Stefan Logan 28 KR/PR 16 1 0 3 0 0 0 6 5
29 Ryan Mundy 24 16 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 8
31 Keiwan Ratliff 28 8 0 9 0
91 Aaron Smith 33 lde 5 5 2.0 6 3
96 Evander Hood 22 16 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 -1 0 5 3
37 Anthony Madison 28 5 0 6 1
83 Heath Miller* 27 TE 16 16 0 2 0 0 0 4 2
27 Joe Burnett 23 15 0 3 5
97 Arnold Harrison 27 8 0 4 3
7 Ben Roethlisberger 27 QB 15 15 0 7 2 -6 0
34 Rashard Mendenhall 22 RB 16 12 0 3 1 0 0 2 0
9 Daniel Sepulveda 25 P 16 0 4 0
17 Mike Wallace 23 wr 16 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
3 Jeff Reed 30 K 16 0 3 0
38 Carey Davis 28 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0
76 Chris Hoke 33 16 0 1 3
78 Max Starks 27 LT 16 16 2 1
50 Rocky Boiman 29 6 0 0 3
39 Willie Parker 29 rb 14 3 0 2 1 0 0
62 Justin Hartwig 31 C 16 16 1 0
10 Santonio Holmes 25 WR 16 16 1 0
Corey Ivy 32 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
64 Doug Legursky 23 8 0 1 0
21 Mewelde Moore 27 16 0 1 0
89 Matt Spaeth 26 TE 16 8 0 1 1 0 0
14 Limas Sweed 25 9 0 1 0
86 Hines Ward 33 WR 16 16 0 2 0 0 0
95 Donovan Woods 24 1 0 0 1
Team Total 27.4 16 46.0 12 189 2 82 70 14 21 17 82 1 729 247
Opp Total 16 50 21 11

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
3 Jeff Reed 30 K 16 0 41 27 122
34 Rashard Mendenhall 22 RB 16 12 7 1 8 48
83 Heath Miller* 27 TE 16 16 6 6 36
17 Mike Wallace 23 wr 16 4 6 6 36
86 Hines Ward 33 WR 16 16 6 6 36
10 Santonio Holmes 25 WR 16 16 5 5 30
21 Mewelde Moore 27 16 0 2 2 12
7 Ben Roethlisberger 27 QB 15 15 2 2 12
23 Tyrone Carter 33 SS 16 12 1 1 6
2 Dennis Dixon 24 qb 1 1 1 1 6
57 Keyaron Fox 27 lb 16 3 1 1 6
39 Willie Parker 29 rb 14 3 1 1 6
89 Matt Spaeth 26 TE 16 8 1 1 6
56 LaMarr Woodley* 25 LOLB 16 16 1 1 6
Team Total 27.4 16 10 28 1 2 41 41 27 368
Opp Total 16 7 22 4 2 2 2 32 22 324