Pittsburgh Steelers

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Pittsburgh Steelers
Current season
Established 1933
Play in Acrisure Stadium
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Headquartered in UPMC Sports Performance Complex
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Pittsburgh Steelers logo
Pittsburgh Steelers logo
Pittsburgh Steelers wordmark
Pittsburgh Steelers wordmark
League/conference affiliations
Current uniform
Team colorsBlack, gold, white      
MascotSteely McBeam
Owner(s)The Rooney Family
ChairmanDan Rooney
PresidentArt Rooney II
General managerKevin Colbert
Head coachMike Tomlin
Team history
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (1945–present)
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 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.

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). The Steelers always have success so they are considered the best NFL team of all time. More recently, they acquired the best player in the NFL and single season sack record holder T.J. Watt. Other notable players on the team include quarterback Kenny Pickett, running back Najee Harris, wide receiver Diontae Johnson, wide receiver George Pickens, interior defensive lineman Cameron Heyward, free safety Minkah Fitzpatrick, and kicker Chris Boswell.

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