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Pittsburgh Steelers

The best National Football League franchise in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Pittsburgh Steelers are an American football team in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.. They have won six Super Bowls in eight appearances. That is most that any team has won, tied with the New England Patriots. They have a rivalry with the Baltimore Ravens. Pittsburgh plays in the AFC North with Baltimore, the Cincinnati Bengals, and the Cleveland Browns.

Pittsburgh Steelers
Current season
Established 1933
Play in Heinz Field
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Headquartered in UPMC Sports Performance Complex
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Pittsburgh Steelers logo
Logo
League/conference affiliations
Current uniform
Team colorsBlack, gold, white               
MascotSteely McBeam
Personnel
Owner(s)The Rooney Family
ChairmanDan Rooney
PresidentArt Rooney II
General managerKevin Colbert
Head coachMike Tomlin
Team history
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (1945–present)
Championships
League championships (6)
Conference championships (8)
Division championships (21)
  • AFC Central: 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1984, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001
  • AFC North: 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2014
Playoff appearances (28)
  • 1947, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2014
Home fields
Team owner(s)
The Rooney family (1933–present)
Team president(s)

The Steelers are most famous for their defense. In the 1970s, their defense was nicknamed the "Steel Curtain". It helped the Steelers to four Super Bowl wins. Other well-known Steelers defenses include the 1990s "Blitzburgh" defense and the 2000s defense (which was not nicknamed).

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