1956 Pittsburgh Steelers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 5-7
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Walt Kiesling (5-7)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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
|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|