1971 Pittsburgh Steelers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 6-8
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Chuck Noll (6-8)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1971 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
The Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League ended the 1971 season with a record of 6 wins and 8 losses, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference.
The Steelers racked up 246 points, but the defense allowed 292. John Fuqua carried the ball for a team-best 625 yards for Pittsburgh, and Preston Pearson additionally contributed to the rushing attack.
Terry Bradshaw threw for 2,259 yards. John Fuqua grabbed 49 passes, while Dave Smith accumulated 663 receiving yards.
John Rowser picked off 4 opponent throws.
Chuck Noll coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 246
Regular Season Points Against: 292
|September 19, 1971||Pittsburgh Steelers 15 at Chicago Bears 17||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|September 26, 1971||Cincinnati Bengals 10 at Pittsburgh Steelers 21||W||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|October 3, 1971||San Diego Chargers 17 at Pittsburgh Steelers 21||W||2-0-0||0-1-0||2-1-0|
|October 10, 1971||Pittsburgh Steelers 17 at Cleveland Browns 27||L||2-0-0||0-2-0||2-2-0|
|October 18, 1971||Pittsburgh Steelers 16 at Kansas City Chiefs 38||L||2-0-0||0-3-0||2-3-0|
|October 24, 1971||Houston Oilers 16 at Pittsburgh Steelers 23||W||3-0-0||0-3-0||3-3-0|
|October 31, 1971||Pittsburgh Steelers 21 at Baltimore Colts 34||L||3-0-0||0-4-0||3-4-0|
|November 7, 1971||Cleveland Browns 9 at Pittsburgh Steelers 26||W||4-0-0||0-4-0||4-4-0|
|November 14, 1971||Pittsburgh Steelers 21 at Miami Dolphins 24||L||4-0-0||0-5-0||4-5-0|
|November 21, 1971||New York Giants 13 at Pittsburgh Steelers 17||W||5-0-0||0-5-0||5-5-0|
|November 28, 1971||Denver Broncos 22 at Pittsburgh Steelers 10||L||5-1-0||0-5-0||5-6-0|
|December 5, 1971||Pittsburgh Steelers 3 at Houston Oilers 29||L||5-1-0||0-6-0||5-7-0|
|December 12, 1971||Pittsburgh Steelers 21 at Cincinnati Bengals 13||W||5-1-0||1-6-0||6-7-0|
|December 19, 1971||St. Louis Cardinals 23 at Pittsburgh Steelers 14||L||5-2-0||1-6-0||6-8-0|