1956 Pittsburgh Steelers Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-7
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Walt Kiesling (5-7)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1956 Pittsburgh Steelers Statistics
1956 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster

The Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League ended the 1956 season with a record of 5 wins and 7 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division.

The Steelers racked up 217 points, but the defense allowed 250. Fran Rogel carried the ball for a team-best 476 yards for Pittsburgh.

Ted Marchibroda passed for 1,585 yards. Ray Mathews grabbed 31 passes for 540 yards. Elbie Nickel contributed to the receiving game, too.

The ball-hawking defense pounced on 40 turnovers. Jack Butler picked off 6 opponent throws.

Walt Kiesling coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 217
Regular Season Points Against: 250

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 30, 1956 Washington Redskins 13 at Pittsburgh Steelers 30 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 6, 1956 Cleveland Browns 14 at Pittsburgh Steelers 10 L 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0
October 14, 1956 Philadelphia Eagles 35 at Pittsburgh Steelers 21 L 1-2-0 0-0-0 1-2-0
October 21, 1956 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 at New York Giants 38 L 1-2-0 0-1-0 1-3-0
October 28, 1956 Pittsburgh Steelers 24 at Cleveland Browns 16 W 1-2-0 1-1-0 2-3-0
November 4, 1956 New York Giants 17 at Pittsburgh Steelers 14 L 1-3-0 1-1-0 2-4-0
November 11, 1956 Pittsburgh Steelers 7 at Philadelphia Eagles 14 L 1-3-0 1-2-0 2-5-0
November 18, 1956 Chicago Cardinals 7 at Pittsburgh Steelers 14 W 2-3-0 1-2-0 3-5-0
November 25, 1956 Pittsburgh Steelers 27 at Chicago Cardinals 38 L 2-3-0 1-3-0 3-6-0
December 2, 1956 Chicago Cardinals 13 at Pittsburgh Steelers 30 W 3-3-0 1-3-0 4-6-0
December 9, 1956 Pittsburgh Steelers 7 at Detroit Lions 45 L 3-3-0 1-4-0 4-7-0
December 16, 1956 Pittsburgh Steelers 23 at Washington Redskins 0 W 3-3-0 2-4-0 5-7-0