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JensK
01-03-2009, 02:39 PM
from steelers.com


Steelers’ Postseason History Notes:

• The Steelers are 28-20 in the postseason (.583), including a 16-10 record at home, a 7-9 mark on the road and a 5-1 record at neutral sites (Super Bowls IX, X, XIII, XIV, XXX and XL).
• The Steelers captured the AFC North Division title for the second straight season and the third time since the divisions were re-aligned in 2002.
• Pittsburgh is hosting its first divisional playoff game since it defeated the New York Jets on Jan. 15, 2005. The Steelers are 13-7 all-time in divisional playoff games, including an impressive 10-1 record at home (2-0 at Heinz Field).
• The Steelers will play either the Miami Dolphins (No. 3), San Diego Chargers (No. 4) or Indianapolis Colts (No. 5) in the Divisional playoff game. Pittsburgh is 1-2 all-time against the Dolphins in the postseason, 0-2 against the San Diego Chargers and 5-0 against the Indianapolis Colts (including the Baltimore Colts).
• The following is a look at Pittsburgh’s postseason history while playing in a Divisional Playoff game at home:


12/23/72 Oakland Raiders W, 13-7 Three Rivers Stadium
12/22/74 Buffalo Bills W, 32-14 Three Rivers Stadium
12/27/75 Baltimore Colts W, 28-10 Three Rivers Stadium
12/30/78 Denver Broncos W, 33-10 Three Rivers Stadium
12/30/79 Miami Dolphins W, 34-14 Three Rivers Stadium
1/9/93 Buffalo Bills L, 24-3 Three Rivers Stadium
1/7/95 Cleveland Browns W, 29-9 Three Rivers Stadium
1/6/96 Buffalo Bills W, 40-21 Three Rivers Stadium
1/3/98 New England Patriots W, 7-6 Three Rivers Stadium
1/20/02 Baltimore Ravens W, 28-10 Heinz Field
1/15/05 New York Jets W, 20-17 (OT) Heinz Field

• Pittsburgh has faced 20 different teams in the postseason and has a winning record against 11 of those opponents. The Steelers have split their postseason contests with two teams and have a losing record versus seven teams.
• Pittsburgh has played 48 career playoff games, which is second all-time behind Dallas (56). The Steelers have won 28 career playoff games, which is also second behind the Cowboys’ 32.
Following is the Steelers’ record versus each individual opponent:

Steelers vs. Individual Postseason Opponents
Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts 5-0 1.000
Cleveland Browns 2-0 1.000
Baltimore Ravens 1-0 1.000
Cincinnati Bengals 1-0 1.000
Los Angeles Rams** 1-0 1.000
Minnesota Vikings** 1-0 1.000
New York Jets 1-0 1.000
Seattle Seahawks** 1-0 1.000
Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans 3-1 .750
Buffalo Bills 2-1 .667
Dallas Cowboys** 2-1 .667
Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders 3-3 .500
Denver Broncos 3-3 .500
Miami Dolphins 1-2 .333
New England Patriots 1-3 .250
Detroit Lions 0-1 .000
Jacksonville Jaguars 0-1 .000
Kansas City Chiefs 0-1 .000
Philadelphia Eagles* 0-1 .000
San Diego Chargers 0-2 .000
Total 28-20 .583
* 1947 Eastern Division playoff game.
** Super Bowl opponent.


2008 Honors and Awards

Head Coach Mike Tomlin
- Motorola Coach of the Week (Week 5)
- Motorola Coach of the Week (Week 9)
- Motorola Coach of the Week (Week 13)

LB Patrick Bailey
- Joe Greene Great Performance Award

S Ryan Clark
- 2008 Ed Block Courage Award
- PFW Chief Award

LB James Farrior
- AFC Pro Bowl

LB James Harrison
- AFC Pro Bowl starter
- AFC Defensive Player of the Week (Week 11)
- GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week (Week 11)
- GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week (Week 13)

RB Willie Parker
- AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 1)

S Troy Polamalu
- AFC Pro Bowl starter
- AFC Defensive Player of the Week (Week 2)
- GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week (Week 2)
- Pro Football Weekly Midseason All-Pro

K Jeff Reed
- AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 4)

QB Ben Roethlisberger
- AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 5)
- FedEx Air Player of the Week (Week 5)

DE Aaron Smith
- AFC Defensive Player of the Week (Week 15)

CB Deshea Townsend
- GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week (Week 14)

WR Hines Ward
- Steelers’ Walter Payton Man of the Year

LB LaMarr Woodley
- GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week (Week 1)
- GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week (Week 7)
- AFC Defensive Player of the Week (Week 2)

not bad at all :) Quite a few Player of the week there! At least defensive :banging:

AZ_Steeler
01-03-2009, 03:00 PM
Not very many losses at home for divisional games!