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12-4-0, Finished 2nd in AFC North Division  · 2011 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.3, Offense: -0.8, Defense: 6.0, SoS: -0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 325 points (20.3/g), 21st of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 227 points (14.2/g), 1st.
 Differential of 98 points (6.1/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 11.2-4.8.

Coach: 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)

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Ben Roethlisberger* 29 7 15 324 for 513, 4,077 yards, 21 td, 14 int, & 31 rushes for 70 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 11th pick / 2004
RB Rashard Mendenhall 24 3 15 228 rushes for 928 yards, 9 td, & 18 catches for 154 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 23rd pick / 2008
WR Mike Wallace* 25 2 14 72 catches for 1,193 yards, 8 td, & 5 rushes for 57 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 84th pick / 2009
WR Hines Ward 35 13 9 46 catches for 381 yards, 2 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 92nd pick / 1998
TE David Johnson 24 2 16 12 catches for 91 yards, 1 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 241st pick / 2009
TE Heath Miller 29 6 16 51 catches for 631 yards, 2 td, & 1 rush for 6 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 30th pick / 2005
LT Max Starks 29 7 12 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 75th pick / 2004
C Maurkice Pouncey*+ 22 1 14 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 18th pick / 2010
RG Ramon Foster 25 2 14
RT Marcus Gilbert 23 Rook 13 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 63rd pick / 2011
 Defensive Starters
DE Brett Keisel 33 9 14 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 242nd pick / 2002
NT Casey Hampton 34 10 12 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 19th pick / 2001
LB James Farrior 36 14 14 New York Jets / 1st / 8th pick / 1997
LB James Harrison* 33 9 11
LB Lawrence Timmons 25 4 16 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 15th pick / 2007
LB LaMarr Woodley 27 4 10 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 46th pick / 2007
CB William Gay 26 4 15 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 170th pick / 2007
CB Ike Taylor 31 8 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 125th pick / 2003
SS Troy Polamalu*+ 30 8 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 16th pick / 2003
FS Ryan Clark* 32 9 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
28 Cortez Allen 23 15 0 196 6-1 The Citadel 10/29/1988 Rook 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 128th pick / 2011
26 Will Allen 29 16 0 202 6-1 Ohio St. 6/17/1982 7 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 111th pick / 2004
16 Charlie Batch 37 qb 4 1 220 6-2 East. Michigan 12/5/1974 13 1 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 60th pick / 1998
81 Arnaz Battle 31 10 0 217 6-1 Notre Dame 2/22/1980 8 0 San Francisco 49ers / 6th / 197th pick / 2003
84 Antonio Brown* 23 wr 16 3 180 5-10 Central Michigan 7/10/1988 1 10 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 195th pick / 2010
31 Curtis Brown 23 12 0 180 6-0 Texas 9/24/1988 Rook 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 95th pick / 2011
71 Corbin Bryant 23 1 0 300 6-4 Northwestern 1/4/1988 Rook 0
54 Chris Carter 22 8 0 245 6-1 Fresno St. 4/6/1989 Rook 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 162nd pick / 2011
25 Ryan Clark* 32 FS 16 16 200 5-11 LSU 10/12/1979 9 10
38 John Clay 23 2 0 248 6-1 Wisconsin 1/4/1988 Rook 0
74 Willie Colon 28 rt 1 1 320 6-3 Hofstra 4/9/1983 5 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 131st pick / 2006
82 Jerricho Cotchery 29 13 0 200 6-1 North Carolina St. 6/16/1982 7 2 New York Jets / 4th / 108th pick / 2004
42 Da'Mon Cromartie-Smith 24 4 0 210 6-2 2/17/1987 Rook 0
27 Jonathan Dwyer 22 7 0 235 5-11 Georgia Tech 7/26/1989 1 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 188th pick / 2010
79 Trai Essex 29 g 16 3 324 6-4 Northwestern 12/5/1982 6 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 93rd pick / 2005
51 James Farrior 36 LB 14 14 242 6-2 Virginia 1/6/1975 14 9 New York Jets / 1st / 8th pick / 1997
50 Larry Foote 31 lb 15 5 234 6-0 Michigan 6/12/1980 9 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 128th pick / 2002
73 Ramon Foster 25 LG 15 14 338 6-5 Tennessee 1/7/1986 2 7
22 William Gay 26 CB 16 15 183 5-10 Louisville 1/1/1985 4 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 170th pick / 2007
65 Marcus Gilbert 23 OT 14 13 329 6-6 Florida 2/15/1988 Rook 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 63rd pick / 2011
98 Casey Hampton 34 NT 13 12 320 6-1 Texas 9/3/1977 10 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 19th pick / 2001
92 James Harrison* 33 LB 11 11 242 6-0 Kent St. 5/4/1978 9 11
95 Cameron Heyward 22 16 0 280 6-5 Ohio St. 5/6/1989 Rook 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 31st pick / 2011
76 Chris Hoke 35 nt 6 2 296 6-3 BYU 4/6/1976 7 2
96 Evander Hood 24 de 16 14 298 6-3 Missouri 2/16/1987 2 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 32nd pick / 2009
48 Mortty Ivy 25 6 0 239 6-1 West Virginia 4/26/1986 2 1
85 David Johnson 24 FB 16 16 270 6-2 Arkansas St. 8/26/1987 2 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 241st pick / 2009
13 Jeremy Kapinos 27 8 0 235 6-1 Penn St. 8/23/1984 4 1
99 Brett Keisel 33 DE 14 14 285 6-5 BYU 9/19/1978 9 10 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 242nd pick / 2002
68 Chris Kemoeatu 28 LG 13 8 344 6-3 Utah 1/4/1983 5 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 204th pick / 2005
64 Doug Legursky 25 C 11 10 323 6-1 Marshall 6/9/1986 2 5
23 Keenan Lewis 25 cb 16 1 198 6-0 Oregon St. 5/17/1986 2 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 96th pick / 2009
20 Bryant McFadden 30 cb 13 1 190 5-11 Florida St. 11/21/1981 6 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 62nd pick / 2005
69 Steve McLendon 25 dt 14 1 280 6-4 Troy 1/3/1986 1 2
34 Rashard Mendenhall 24 RB 15 15 210 5-11 Illinois 6/19/1987 3 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 23rd pick / 2008
69 Jamon Meredith 25 4 0 289 6-4 South Carolina 5/11/1986 2 0 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 162nd pick / 2009
83 Heath Miller 29 TE 16 16 256 6-5 Virginia 10/22/1982 6 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 30th pick / 2005
21 Mewelde Moore 29 12 0 210 5-11 Tulane 7/24/1982 7 2 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 119th pick / 2004
29 Ryan Mundy 26 16 0 215 6-1 West Virginia 2/11/1985 2 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 194th pick / 2008
43 Troy Polamalu*+ 30 SS 16 16 213 5-10 USC 4/19/1981 8 15 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 16th pick / 2003
53 Maurkice Pouncey*+ 22 C 14 14 304 6-4 Florida 7/24/1989 1 13 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 18th pick / 2010
33 Isaac Redman 27 rb 16 1 230 6-0 Bowie St. 11/10/1984 2 3
7 Ben Roethlisberger* 29 QB 15 15 240 6-5 Miami (OH) 3/2/1982 7 12 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 11th pick / 2004
88 Emmanuel Sanders 24 wr 11 0 186 5-11 SMU 3/17/1987 1 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 82nd pick / 2010
44 Weslye Saunders 22 te 16 6 270 6-5 South Carolina 1/16/1989 Rook 0
61 Chris Scott 24 2 0 328 6-5 8/4/1987 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 151st pick / 2010
72 Jonathan Scott 28 lt 13 5 310 6-6 Texas 1/10/1983 5 4 Detroit Lions / 5th / 141st pick / 2006
9 Daniel Sepulveda 27 8 0 229 6-3 Baylor 1/12/1984 4 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 112th pick / 2007
91 Aaron Smith 35 de 4 4 300 6-5 Northern Colorado 4/9/1976 12 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 109th pick / 1999
78 Max Starks 29 G 12 12 337 6-7 Florida 1/10/1982 7 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 75th pick / 2004
6 Shaun Suisham 30 16 0 199 6-0 Bowling Green 12/29/1981 6 1
55 Stevenson Sylvester 23 lb 15 1 225 6-2 Utah 7/18/1988 1 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 166th pick / 2010
24 Ike Taylor 31 CB 16 16 191 6-1 La-Lafayette 5/5/1980 8 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 125th pick / 2003
94 Lawrence Timmons 25 LB 16 16 234 6-1 Florida St. 5/14/1986 4 11 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 15th pick / 2007
17 Mike Wallace* 25 WR 16 14 180 6-0 Mississippi 8/1/1986 2 10 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 84th pick / 2009
86 Hines Ward 35 WR 15 9 205 6-0 Georgia 3/8/1976 13 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 92nd pick / 1998
60 Greg Warren 30 16 0 252 6-3 North Carolina 10/18/1981 6 1
56 LaMarr Woodley 27 LB 10 10 266 6-2 Michigan 11/3/1984 4 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 46th pick / 2007
93 Jason Worilds 23 lb 12 7 240 6-2 Virginia Tech 3/3/1988 1 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 52nd pick / 2010
Team Total 26.9 16 248.5 6-1.9 4.0