Pittsburgh Steelers

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Pittsburgh Steelers
Established 1933
Play in Heinz Field
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Headquartered in UPMC Sports Performance Complex
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Pittsburgh Steelers logo
Logo
League/Conference affiliations

National Football League (1933–present)

Team Details
Team colors Black, gold, white

                 

Mascot Steely McBeam
Personnel
Owner The Rooney Family
Chairman Dan Rooney
General Manager Kevin Colbert
Head Coach Mike Tomlin
Team history
  • Pittsburgh Pirates (1933–1939)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (1940–1942)
  • Phil-Pitt "Steagles" (1943)
  • Card-Pitt (1944)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (1945–present)
Championships
League Championships (6)
Conference Championships (8)
  • AFC: 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1995, 2005, 2008, 2010
Division Championships (20)
  • AFC Central: 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1984, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001
  • AFC North: 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2010
Playoff Appearances (27)
  • 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
Home fields
Team Owner(s)
The Rooney family (1933–present)
Team President(s)

The Pittsburgh Steelers are an American Football team in the National Football League in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. They have won six Super Bowls (8 appearances). That is the most any team has ever won. They are rivals with the Baltimore Ravens mostly. Pittsburgh plays in the AFC North, with Baltimore, the Cincinnati Bengals, and Cleveland Browns.

The Steelers have also gained fame for their great defense. In the 1970s, the "Steel Curtain" led by the likes of "Mean" Joe Green and Jack Lambert helped the Steelers to four Super Bowl wins. In the 2000s, the dominating defense reappered, with players like game-changing defensive back Troy Polamalu leading the way.

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