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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers

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8-8-0, Finished 3rd in AFC North Division  · 2012 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.7, Offense: -2.8, Defense: 2.1, SoS: -2.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 336 points (21.0/g), 22nd of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 314 points (19.6/g), 6th.
 Differential of 22 points (1.4/g), 14th.  Expected W-L: 8.6-7.4.

Coach: Mike Tomlin (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Todd Haley
 Defensive Coordinator: Dick LeBeau

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

Team Info

General Manager Kevin Colbert
Chairman Dan Rooney
Offensive Scheme Erhardt-Perkins
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 336 5324 1023 5.2 30 16 25 307 354 574 3787 27 14 6.2 202 412 1537 8 3.7 80 186 33.9 15.6 Own 26.8 2:46 5.67 28.6 1.77
Team Defense 314 4413 951 4.6 20 10 26 273 299 523 2963 19 10 5.3 169 391 1450 9 3.7 78 182 30.8 15.9 Own 29.7 2:27 5.4 24.2 1.54
Lg Rank Offense 22 21 26 27 17 12 14 8 12 17 20 26 27 28 17 5 12 5 17 22 18
Lg Rank Defense 6 1 25 18 1 6 1 7 27 2 6 2 6 4 22 25 7 6 5 2 7

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense Expected Points
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
1 Sun September 9 boxscore L 0-1 @ Denver Broncos 19 31 19 284 209 75 1 20 334 240 94 1 -3.83 -12.14 1.33
2 Sun September 16 boxscore W 1-1 New York Jets 27 10 21 331 265 66 16 219 129 90 1 10.25 -0.02 5.32
3 Sun September 23 boxscore L 1-2 @ Oakland Raiders 31 34 24 433 379 54 2 21 321 202 119 1 14.90 -13.09 -4.81
4 Bye Week
5 Sun October 7 boxscore W 2-2 Philadelphia Eagles 16 14 22 343 220 123 19 246 168 78 2 2.84 -3.61 0.51
6 Thu October 11 boxscore L 2-3 @ Tennessee Titans 23 26 19 412 356 56 1 21 359 265 94 1 11.07 -5.38 -8.69
7 Sun October 21 boxscore W 3-3 @ Cincinnati Bengals 24 17 22 431 264 167 2 11 185 105 80 1 8.80 7.38 -3.95
8 Sun October 28 boxscore W 4-3 Washington Redskins 27 12 25 355 215 140 17 255 169 86 14.80 1.87 -0.30
9 Sun November 4 boxscore W 5-3 @ New York Giants 24 20 22 349 191 158 2 13 182 114 68 1 -0.94 3.22 2.87
10 Mon November 12 boxscore W OT 6-3 Kansas City Chiefs 16 13 14 249 154 95 1 14 290 148 142 1 -7.27 10.61 -0.71
11 Sun November 18 boxscore L 6-4 Baltimore Ravens 10 13 17 309 175 134 3 12 200 153 47 -7.48 11.41 -6.92
12 Sun November 25 boxscore L 6-5 @ Cleveland Browns 14 20 13 242 193 49 8 14 238 130 108 1 -26.18 20.41 -2.69
13 Sun December 2 boxscore W 7-5 @ Baltimore Ravens 23 20 19 366 270 96 3 19 288 177 111 2 1.28 2.31 -0.45
14 Sun December 9 boxscore L 7-6 San Diego Chargers 24 34 18 340 271 69 2 19 294 200 94 -6.26 -1.17 -0.92
15 Sun December 16 boxscore L OT 7-7 @ Dallas Cowboys 24 27 20 388 319 69 2 23 415 328 87 1 6.46 -6.23 -3.23
16 Sun December 23 boxscore L 7-8 Cincinnati Bengals 10 13 15 280 185 95 3 16 267 253 14 3 -18.84 13.66 -1.12
17 Sun December 30 boxscore W 8-8 Cleveland Browns 24 10 17 212 121 91 18 320 182 138 4 1.80 7.78 3.53

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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 30 QB 13 13 7-6-0 284 449 63.3 3265 26 5.8 8 1.8 82 7.3 7.6 11.5 251.2 97.0 62.75 30 182 6.44 6.77 6.3 2 3
16 Charlie Batch 38 qb 2 2 1-1-0 45 70 64.3 475 1 1.4 4 5.7 43 6.8 4.5 10.6 237.5 64.9 34.76 3 12 6.34 4.15 4.1 1 1
4 Byron Leftwich 32 qb 2 1 0-1-0 25 53 47.2 272 0 0.0 1 1.9 37 5.1 4.3 10.9 136.0 54.9 34.02 3 24 4.43 3.63 5.4 0 0
84 Antonio Brown 24 WR 13 10 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 50.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00 -22.50 0.0
88 Emmanuel Sanders 25 wr 16 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.01 1 7 -7.00 -7.00 100.0
Team Total 26.4 16 8-8-0 354 574 61.7 4012 27 4.7 14 2.4 82 7.0 6.8 11.3 250.8 88.1 37 225 6.20 6.05 6.1 3 4
Opp Total 16 299 523 57.2 3159 19 3.6 10 1.9 6.0 5.91 10.6 197.4 79.0 37 196 5.3 5.2 6.6

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
27 Jonathan Dwyer 23 rb 13 6 156 623 2 34 4.0 47.9 12.0 18 106 5.9 0 15 1.4 8.2 729 2 2
33 Isaac Redman 28 rb 14 5 110 410 2 28 3.7 29.3 7.9 19 244 12.8 0 55 1.4 17.4 654 2 3
34 Rashard Mendenhall 25 rb 6 4 51 182 0 20 3.6 30.3 8.5 9 62 6.9 1 15 1.5 10.3 244 1 3
22 Chris Rainey 24 16 0 26 102 2 19 3.9 6.4 1.6 14 60 4.3 0 14 0.9 3.8 162 2 4
7 Ben Roethlisberger 30 QB 13 13 26 92 0 14 3.5 7.1 2.0 92 0 6
20 Baron Batch 25 12 0 25 49 1 10 2.0 4.1 2.1 4 31 7.8 0 15 0.3 2.6 80 1 0
84 Antonio Brown 24 WR 13 10 7 24 0 13 3.4 1.8 0.5 66 787 11.9 5 60 5.1 60.5 811 5 4
17 Mike Wallace 26 WR 15 14 5 7 0 13 1.4 0.5 0.3 64 836 13.1 8 82 4.3 55.7 843 8 2
46 Will Johnson 23 fb 16 7 2 7 0 5 3.5 0.4 0.1 15 137 9.1 1 26 0.9 8.6 144 1 0
88 Emmanuel Sanders 25 wr 16 7 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.3 0.1 44 626 14.2 1 37 2.8 39.1 630 1 3
18 David Gilreath 24 3 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 2.3 0.3 7 0 0
4 Byron Leftwich 32 qb 2 1 1 31 1 31 31.0 15.5 0.5 31 1 1
6 Shaun Suisham 31 k 16 0 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 -1 0 0
83 Heath Miller* 30 TE 15 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 71 816 11.5 8 43 4.7 54.4 816 8 0
89 Jerricho Cotchery 30 wr 13 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 205 12.1 0 24 1.3 15.8 205 0 0
48 David Paulson 23 te 16 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 51 7.3 0 9 0.4 3.2 51 0 1
80 Plaxico Burress 35 wr 4 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 42 14.0 1 18 0.8 10.5 42 1 0
45 Leonard Pope 29 te 16 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 9 3.0 2 7 0.2 0.6 9 2 0
Team Total 26.4 16 412 1537 8 34 3.7 96.1 25.8 354 4012 11.3 27 82 22.1 250.8 5549 35 33
Opp Total 16 391 1450 9 3.7 90.6 24.4 299 2963 9.9 19 18.7 185.2 4413 28 19

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
22 Chris Rainey 24 16 0 3 16 0 13 5.3 39 1035 0 68 26.5 1213
84 Antonio Brown 24 WR 13 10 27 183 0 29 6.8 994
88 Emmanuel Sanders 25 wr 16 7 9 93 0 63 10.3 1 27 0 27 27.0 750
18 David Gilreath 24 3 0 2 8 0 5 4.0 15
46 Will Johnson 23 fb 16 7 1 8 0 8 8.0 152
48 David Paulson 23 te 16 5 1 16 0 16 16.0 67
45 Leonard Pope 29 te 16 2 1 0 0 0 0.0 9
Team Total 26.4 16 41 300 0 63 7.3 43 1086 0 68 25.3 6935
Opp Total 16 30 306 1 10.2 46 1103 0 24.0

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
9 Drew Butler 23 p 16 0 77 3374 79 1 43.8
6 Shaun Suisham 31 k 16 0 8 7 8 8 12 12 3 1 31 28 90.3% 34 34 100.0%
7 Ben Roethlisberger 30 QB 13 13 1 26 26 0 26.0
Team Total 26.4 16 8 7 8 8 12 12 3 1 31 28 90.3% 34 34 100.0% 78 3400 79 1 43.6
Opp Total 16 33 28 84.8% 31 30 96.8% 88 0 0 0.0

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
50 Larry Foote 32 LILB 16 16 4.0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 75 38
94 Lawrence Timmons 26 RILB 16 16 6.0 3 80 1 53 5 2 0 1 1 0 75 31
25 Ryan Clark 33 FS 15 15 2 26 0 26 7 2 0 1 2 0 74 28
92 James Harrison 34 ROLB 13 13 6.0 2 0 0 0 0 49 21
23 Keenan Lewis 26 LCB 16 16 0 0 0 0 23 1 0 0 0 0 54 15
28 Cortez Allen 24 rcb 15 3 2 6 0 6 10 3 0 1 21 0 38 9
99 Brett Keisel 34 DE 16 16 4.5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 26 20
96 Evander Hood 25 DE 16 16 3.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 0 25 17
56 LaMarr Woodley 28 LOLB 13 13 4.0 1 11 0 11 1 1 0 1 0 0 27 11
43 Troy Polamalu 31 ss 7 7 1.0 1 1 0 1 3 29 5
24 Ike Taylor 32 RCB 12 12 1 3 0 3 13 25 7
26 Will Allen 30 ss 16 7 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 16 15
29 Ryan Mundy 27 fs/ss 16 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 20 4
93 Jason Worilds 24 lolb 16 3 5.0 0 0 0 0 2 18 4
98 Casey Hampton 35 NT 16 16 11 15
97 Cameron Heyward 23 16 0 1.5 13 7
31 Curtis Brown 24 15 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 1
35 Josh Victorian 24 rcb 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 9 0
90 Steve McLendon 26 16 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 4 3
21 Robert Golden 22 15 0 5 0
7 Ben Roethlisberger 30 QB 13 13 0 6 3 -8 0
84 Antonio Brown 24 WR 13 10 0 4 2 0 0 1 0
54 Chris Carter 23 rolb 8 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
22 Chris Rainey 24 16 0 0 4 1 0 0
65 Al Woods 25 12 0 1 2
34 Rashard Mendenhall 25 rb 6 4 0 3 0 0 0
33 Isaac Redman 28 rb 14 5 0 3 0 0 0
88 Emmanuel Sanders 25 wr 16 7 0 3 0 0 0
17 Mike Wallace 26 WR 15 14 0 2 1 0 0
16 Charlie Batch 38 qb 2 2 0 1 1 0 0
27 Jonathan Dwyer 23 rb 13 6 0 2 0 0 0
4 Byron Leftwich 32 qb 2 1 0 1 1 0 0
53 Maurkice Pouncey* 23 C/lg 15 15 0 2 0 -6 0
78 Max Starks 30 LT 16 16 0 1 1 0 0
74 Willie Colon 29 LG 12 11 0 0 1 0 0
61 David DeCastro 22 rg 4 3 0 0 1 0 0
48 Brandon Johnson 29 14 0 0 1
46 Will Johnson 23 fb 16 7 0 0 1 0 0
48 David Paulson 23 te 16 5 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.4 16 37.0 10 127 1 53 80 15 33 23 11 0 606 257
Opp Total 16 37 0 19 10 0 0

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
6 Shaun Suisham 31 k 16 0 34 28 118
83 Heath Miller* 30 TE 15 15 8 8 1 50
17 Mike Wallace 26 WR 15 14 8 8 48
84 Antonio Brown 24 WR 13 10 5 5 30
27 Jonathan Dwyer 23 rb 13 6 2 2 12
45 Leonard Pope 29 te 16 2 2 2 12
22 Chris Rainey 24 16 0 2 2 12
33 Isaac Redman 28 rb 14 5 2 2 12
20 Baron Batch 25 12 0 1 1 6
80 Plaxico Burress 35 wr 4 3 1 1 6
46 Will Johnson 23 fb 16 7 1 1 6
4 Byron Leftwich 32 qb 2 1 1 1 6
34 Rashard Mendenhall 25 rb 6 4 1 1 6
88 Emmanuel Sanders 25 wr 16 7 1 1 6
94 Lawrence Timmons 26 RILB 16 16 1 1 6
Team Total 26.4 16 8 27 1 36 1 34 28 336
Opp Total 16 9 19 1 2 2 1 30 28 314