1971 Pittsburgh Steelers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
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
1971 Pittsburgh Steelers Results

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. Chuck Noll coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Terry Bradshaw37320354.422596.1133.5225.9493328759.7
Terry Hanratty29724.11595.526.9310.34033233.3
Bob Leahy11327.3181.600.019.19131.7
Bobby Walden11100.01010.000.000.01000108.3
Totals41421451.724465.9153.6266.349 37322

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John Fuqua1556254.030 4
Preston Pearson1316054.629 0
Warren Bankston702743.930 0
Terry Bradshaw532474.739 5
Bobby Walden11414.014 0
Jon Staggers155.00
Terry Hanratty133.01
Ron Shanklin210.50
Bob Leahy1-6-6.0-6 0
Dave Smith1-10-10.0-10 0
Totals41617584.239 10

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ron Shanklin4965213.342 6
John Fuqua494278.740 1
Dave Smith4766314.149 5
Preston Pearson2024612.341 2
Bob Adams201608.021 0
Warren Bankston171488.731 0
Jon Staggers810312.920 0
Frank Lewis34414.722 0
Larry Brown133.01
Totals214244611.449 15

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Roy Gerela2727100.0271763.078
Totals2727100.0271763.078

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bobby Walden79345543.757
Totals79345543.757

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jon Staggers312628.567 1
Mike Wagner221.00
Glen Edwards100.00
John Fuqua100.00
Totals352647.567 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Brumfield1227122.635 0
Jon Staggers1026126.147 0
Preston Pearson720529.377 0
Glen Edwards919822.028 0
Mel Blount47619.035 0
Warren Bankston57615.223 0
Rocky Bleier12121.021 0
Jim Clack11212.012 0
Totals49112022.977 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John Rowser49423.570 1
Chuck Allen34515.029 0
Mike Wagner25326.527 0
Mel Blount2168.016 0
Jack Ham242.00
Lee Calland200.00
Glen Edwards12020.020 0
Ralph Anderson11414.014 0
Totals1724614.570 1

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Roy Gerela1727078
Ron Shanklin0600036
Terry Bradshaw500030
John Fuqua41000030
Dave Smith0500030
Preston Pearson020100018
Jon Staggers00100006
Terry Hanratty10006
Larry Brown10006
John Rowser10006
Totals10151001101727000246