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2008 Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL)

1st place • American Football Conference • North Division • 12-4-0 .750
Playoff Statistics
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Roster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: Mike Tomlin
Ken AndersonQuarterbacks
Bruce AriansOffensive Coordinator
Keith ButlerLinebackers
James DanielTight Ends
Randy FichtnerWide Receivers
Ray HortonDefensive Backs
Amos JonesAssistant Special Teams
Dick LeBeauDefensive Coordinator
Bob LigasheskySpecial Teams
John MitchellDefensive Line
Marcel PastoorStrength and Conditioning Assistant
Kirby WilsonRunning Backs
Larry ZierleinOffensive Line
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Fri8/8/2008HPhiladelphia Eagles16-10WPittsburgh, PAHeinz Field57410
Thu8/14/2008ABuffalo Bills21-24LToronto, ONRogers Centre48434
Sat8/23/2008AMinnesota Vikings12-10WMinneapolis, MNHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome62625
Thu8/28/2008HCarolina Panthers19-16WPittsburgh, PAHeinz Field50485
Sun9/7/2008HHouston Texans38-17WPittsburgh, PAHeinz Field64001
Sun9/14/2008ACleveland Browns10-6WCleveland, OHCleveland Browns Stadium73048
Sun9/21/2008APhiladelphia Eagles6-15LPhiladelphia, PALincoln Financial Field69144
Mon9/29/2008HBaltimore Ravens23-20WOTPittsburgh, PAHeinz Field64038
Sun10/5/2008AJacksonville Jaguars26-21WJacksonville, FLJacksonville Municipal Stadium65908
Sun10/19/2008ACincinnati Bengals38-10WCincinnati, OHPaul Brown Stadium65860
Sun10/26/2008HNew York Giants14-21LPittsburgh, PAHeinz Field64991
Mon11/3/2008AWashington Redskins23-6WLandover, MDFedExField90512
Sun11/9/2008HIndianapolis Colts20-24LPittsburgh, PAHeinz Field64043
Sun11/16/2008HSan Diego Chargers11-10WPittsburgh, PAHeinz Field62051
Thu11/20/2008HCincinnati Bengals27-10WPittsburgh, PAHeinz Field59854
Sun11/30/2008ANew England Patriots33-10WFoxborough, MAGillette Stadium68756
Sun12/7/2008HDallas Cowboys20-13WPittsburgh, PAHeinz Field60594
Sun12/14/2008ABaltimore Ravens13-9WBaltimore, MDM&T Bank Stadium71502
Sun12/21/2008ATennessee Titans14-31LNashville, TNLP Field69143
Sun12/28/2008HCleveland Browns31-0WPittsburgh, PAHeinz Field63553
AFC Divisional Playoff
Sun1/11/2009HSan Diego Chargers35-24WPittsburgh, PAHeinz Field63899
AFC Championship
Sun1/18/2009HBaltimore Ravens23-14WPittsburgh, PAHeinz Field65350
Super Bowl XLIII
Sun2/1/2009AArizona Cardinals27-23WTampa, FLRaymond James Stadium77074

Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.

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ROSTER
PlayerNoPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Patrick Bailey46/55LOLB6-423523Duke120
Dallas Baker81WR6-320626Florida80
Mitch Berger17P6-422436Tyler JC; Colorado130
Fernando Bryant31CB5-1017831Alabama20
Tyrone Carter23FS5-819232Minnesota162
Ryan Clark25FS5-1120329Louisiana State1414
Willie Colon74ROT6-331525Hofstra1616
Najeh Davenport44RB6-124729Miami (Florida)40
Bruce Davis53LB6-325123UCLA50
Carey Davis38FB5-1023027Illinois143
Dennis Dixon2QB6-320423Oregon10
Nick Eason93RDE6-330528Clemson150
Paul Ernster5P6-021726Northern Arizona30
Trai Essex79ROT-ROG6-432426Northwestern70
James Farrior51LILB6-224333Virginia1616
Larry Foote50RILB6-023728Michigan1616
Keyaron Fox57LILB6-323526Georgia Tech130
Andre Frazier54LOLB6-524726Cincinnati150
William Gay22RCB5-1019023Louisville164
Casey Hampton98NT6-132331Texas1313
James Harrison92ROLB6-024230Kent State1515
Justin Hartwig62C6-430730Kansas1616
Chris Hoke76NT6-330232Brigham Young163
Santonio Holmes10WR5-1119124Ohio State1515
Brett Keisel99RDE6-528430Brigham Young; Snow JC; Brigham Young1010
Chris Kemoeatu68LOG6-334425Utah1616
Travis Kirschke90RDE-LDE6-329334UCLA166
Byron Leftwich4QB6-524628Marshall50
Roy Lewis30CB5-1119023San Jose State; Washington10
Anthony Madison37LCB5-918027Alabama160
Bryant McFadden20RCB6-019027Florida State108
Sean McHugh49TE6-526426Penn State153
Rashard Mendenhall34RB5-1022521Illinois41
Heath Miller83TE6-525626Virginia1414
Mewelde Moore21RB5-1120926Tulane164
Willie Parker39RB5-1020928North Carolina1111
Jeremy Parquet65LOG6-632126Southern Mississippi20
Scott Paxson71NT6-429225Penn State10
Troy Polamalu43SS5-1020927Southern California1616
Jeff Reed3K5-1122429North Carolina160
Jared Retkofsky61LONG6-526025Texas Christian90
Ben Roethlisberger7QB6-524126Miami (Ohio)1616
Orpheus Roye96LDE6-430935Jones County JC; Florida State60
Gary Russell33RB5-1121522Minnesota120
Kendall Simmons73ROG6-331529Auburn44
Aaron Smith91LDE6-529532Northern Colorado1616
Anthony Smith27FS6-019725Syracuse140
Marvel Smith77LOT6-531730Arizona State55
Matt Spaeth89TE6-727025Minnesota1613
Darnell Stapleton72ROG6-330523Hudson Valley JC; Rutgers1412
Max Starks78LOT6-834026Florida1611
Limas Sweed14WR6-422024Texas110
Ike Taylor24LCB6-119328Louisiana-Lafayette1616
Lawrence Timmons94LOLB-ROLB6-123522Florida State162
Deshea Townsend26RCB5-1018733Alabama124
Hines Ward86WR6-020332Georgia1615
Greg Warren60LONG6-325227North Carolina70
Nate Washington85WR6-118325Tiffin161
LaMarr Woodley56LOLB6-226524Michigan1515
Donovan Woods95LB6-223023Oklahoma State50
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
123Rashard MendenhallRBIllinois
253Limas SweedWRTexas
388Bruce DavisDEUCLA
4130Tony HillsTTexas
5156Dennis DixonQBOregon
6188Mike HumpalLBIowa
6194Ryan MundyDBWest Virginia
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOTPTS
Team Totals47106871043347
Opponents Totals546529750223
TEAM STATSTOP1st DownsFDRFDPFDX3rd Down Efficiency4th Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals31:29290931791892/224 41.1%3/12 25.0%95812
Opponents Totals28:31240731491871/226 31.4%10/21 47.6%91801
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Jeff Reed0363797.300273187.10117
Hines Ward7000000042
Mewelde Moore6000000036
Santonio Holmes5000000030
Willie Parker5000000030
Heath Miller3000000018
Gary Russell3000000018
Nate Washington3000000018
Ben Roethlisberger2000100012
Tyrone Carter100000006
Byron Leftwich100000006
Deshea Townsend100000006
LaMarr Woodley100000006
James Harrison000000012
Team Totals38363797.301273187.11347
Opponents Totals212121100.000242788.92223
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCTBLLG1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Jeff Reed273187.10531/19/98/98/101/2
Team Totals273187.10531/19/98/98/101/2
Opponents Totals242788.90/011/129/94/50/1
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTDFDG20+G40+FUM
Willie Parker2107913.834t529400
Mewelde Moore1405884.232t536400
Ben Roethlisberger341013.01728004
Gary Russell28772.815311000
Rashard Mendenhall19583.11202000
Carey Davis12352.91102000
Nate Washington5183.6801000
Santonio Holmes294.51001000
Byron Leftwich471.88t11000
Najeh Davenport252.5302000
Hines Ward144.0400000
Mitch Berger100.0000000
Dennis Dixon2-3-1.5-100000
Team Totals46016903.734t1693804
Opponents Totals39012843.341773413
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPFDG20+G40+RTG
Ben Roethlisberger46928159.917333017.011.765t173.6153.246284301716235780.1
Byron Leftwich362158.3153038.414.45025.600.03222811741104.3
Dennis Dixon11100.0033.03.0300.000.000300079.2
Team Totals50630359.918836077.111.965t193.8153.049306330117939881.9
Opponents Totals53330156.521228615.49.565t122.3203.851350251114923263.4
RECEIVINGTARRECPCTYDSAVGLGTDFDG20+G40+FUM
Hines Ward1248165.3104312.9497551521
Santonio Holmes1145548.282114.9485401022
Heath Miller664872.751410.722329401
Nate Washington784051.363115.865t325740
Mewelde Moore534075.53208.025117301
Matt Spaeth261765.41368.01306000
Limas Sweed10660.06410.71704001
Carey Davis6583.3275.41401001
Sean McHugh4375.0248.01501000
Willie Parker10330.0134.3500000
Rashard Mendenhall3266.7178.51101000
Dallas Baker2150.066.0600000
Gary Russell2150.0-2-2.0-200000
Ben Roethlisberger11100.0-7-7.0-700000
Team Totals499303360711.965t191793987
Opponents Totals30128619.565t121492321
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Troy Polamalu7598.4230
Tyrone Carter36421.332t1
Deshea Townsend22713.525t1
Bryant McFadden200.000
Lawrence Timmons18989.0890
James Harrison13333.0330
William Gay11212.0120
LaMarr Woodley166.060
Ike Taylor100.000
Ryan Clark100.000
Team Totals2029014.5892
Opponents Totals1523415.683t2
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20OBDNRYDSNYDSNET
Mitch Berger66272841.361041947243240536.4
Paul Ernster1237931.64300460437531.3
Team Totals78310739.8610423107247278035.6
Opponents Totals91386842.5641628247350138.5
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTDG20+G40+FUM
Santonio Holmes3472266.6350302
Mewelde Moore612213.5120001
Limas Sweed1000.000001
Team Totals41192476.0350304
Opponents Totals40172476.2460
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGOBTBRETRETYTDOSAOSR
Jeff Reed79494362.619681314010
Mitch Berger316153.700343000
Team Totals82510462.219711357010
Opponents Totals6195010130
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTDG20+G40+FUM
Gary Russell16037123.2430810
Najeh Davenport10021721.7270800
Mewelde Moore10018518.5240500
Rashard Mendenhall6011519.2270400
Carey Davis6010617.7240201
Tyrone Carter101616.0160000
Matt Spaeth1133.030000
Team Totals501101320.34302711
Opponents Totals710135719.1400
SACKSNOYDS
James Harrison16.0114.5
LaMarr Woodley11.585.0
Aaron Smith5.538.5
Lawrence Timmons5.043.0
James Farrior3.523.0
Travis Kirschke2.011.0
Larry Foote1.58.5
Nick Eason1.57.0
Brett Keisel1.09.0
Casey Hampton1.06.0
Andre Frazier1.03.0
Bryant McFadden1.00.0
Chris Hoke0.51.5
Team Totals51.0350.0
Opponents Totals49.0306.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Willie Colon0020200
Carey Davis2010100
James Farrior0001100
Keyaron Fox00112180
James Harrison10000-180
Santonio Holmes4120200
Chris Kemoeatu0020200
Travis Kirschke0001100
Bryant McFadden0001100
Heath Miller1100000
Mewelde Moore2000000
Ben Roethlisberger147303-50
Limas Sweed2110100
Lawrence Timmons0001100
Deshea Townsend1010100
Hines Ward1000000
LaMarr Woodley0004491
Team Totals2810391241
Opponents Totals2291310230
DEFENSETKLTTTADTDASTTSTAMTMAPDQHTFLFFBL
James Farrior13389448944000056910
James Harrison1016734593381003191870
Ryan Clark8852365033230060000
Troy Polamalu73541954190000170500
Ike Taylor65501547153000150000
Lawrence Timmons65432235228000312710
Larry Foote6334293429000035310
LaMarr Woodley604119411900002171620
Aaron Smith60441644160000410800
Travis Kirschke4630163016000007200
Brett Keisel4122192219000021400
Bryant McFadden41374364100081100
William Gay41338266720070100
Casey Hampton22139139000011100
Deshea Townsend20164164000080000
Anthony Madison19172101620000000
Nick Eason17107107000012200
Chris Hoke16124124000002100
Tyrone Carter16124113110040100
Keyaron Fox16115111040000000
Patrick Bailey16115011140000000
Andre Frazier107340330001101
Anthony Smith98121600000000
Gary Russell96300531000000
Orpheus Roye63333000010000
Carey Davis65100510000000
Jeff Reed55000500000000
Heath Miller55000005000000
Donovan Woods42200220000000
Fernando Bryant33030000000000
Mitch Berger22000200000000
Najeh Davenport21100110000000
Jared Retkofsky21100110000000
Greg Warren21100110000000
Matt Spaeth21100011000000
Limas Sweed22000101000000
Justin Hartwig22000002000000
Willie Parker22000002000000
Ben Roethlisberger22000002000000
Chris Kemoeatu11000001000000
Sean McHugh11000001000000
Mewelde Moore11000001000000
Kendall Simmons10100000100000
Max Starks11000001000000
Hines Ward11000001000000
Nate Washington11000001000000
Team Totals11017623396433089930201908480121
Opponents Totals11677793886813497837202788994200
PENALTIESCalledDeclinedAcceptedYardsNullified YardsFirst DownsStalled Drives
Willie Colon132117513007
Hines Ward826451002
Chris Kemoeatu82640003
Ben Roethlisberger70735204
Darnell Stapleton62425003
Limas Sweed51440901
Heath Miller51440-302
LaMarr Woodley52320010
Ike Taylor40496040
James Farrior41331020
Anthony Smith303401600
Ryan Clark30349030
James Harrison30323020
William Gay31215000
Deshea Townsend31210020
Nate Washington202254201
Justin Hartwig202201601
Max Starks20220501
Jeff Reed20220000
Keyaron Fox20215000
Mitch Berger20210000
Aaron Smith20210000
Lawrence Timmons2116000
Santonio Holmes2115000
Kendall Simmons2115000
Bruce Davis101101100
Gary Russell10115001
Sean McHugh10110400
Willie Parker10112001
Scott Paxson10110000
Dennis Dixon1015001
Nick Eason1015000
Larry Foote1015010
Casey Hampton1015010
Bryant McFadden1015010
Marvel Smith1015000
Mewelde Moore1013000
Chris Hoke1012010
Andre Frazier1100000
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