1996 Pittsburgh Steelers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Bill Cowher (10-6)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1996 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
1996 Pittsburgh Steelers Results

The Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League ended the 1996 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The Steelers chalked up 344 points, and the rigid defensive squad conceded 257. Jerome Bettis carried the ball for a team-best 1,431 yards for Pittsburgh.

Mike Tomczak threw for 2,767 yards. Andre Hastings paced the receiving corps, grabbing 72 passes, while Charles Johnson accumulated 1,008 receiving yards.

The ball-hawking defense pounced on 40 turnovers. Rod Woodson picked off 6 opponent throws. Chad Brown topped the defensive unit with 13 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 50 sacks.

Bill Cowher coached the team. The 1996 Pittsburgh Steelers lost in the Division Playoff.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Mike Tomczak40122255.427676.9153.7174.2701610571.8
Jim Miller251352.01234.900.000.0172765.9
Kordell Stewart301136.71003.300.026.71533718.8
Totals45624653.929906.6153.3194.270 21149


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jerome Bettis32014314.550 11
Erric Pegram975095.227 1
Kordell Stewart391714.480 5
Andre Hastings47117.837 0
Jon Witman17694.115 0
Ernie Mills22412.015 0
Tim Lester8202.51
Terry Richardson5173.40
Fred McAfee7172.40
Jahine Arnold1-3-3.0-3 0
Jim Miller2-4-2.00
Mike Tomczak22-7-0.30
Shayne Edge1-16-16.0-16 0
Totals52522994.480 18


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Andre Hastings7273910.338 6
Charles Johnson60100816.870 3
Jerome Bettis221225.516 0
Kordell Stewart1729317.248 3
Erric Pegram171126.614 0
Yancey Thigpen1224420.339 2
Mark Bruener1214111.836 0
Ernie Mills79213.122 1
Tim Lester77010.019 0
Jahine Arnold67612.726 0
Fred McAfee5214.20
Kirk Botkin4369.017 0
Jon Witman2157.511 0
Jonathan Hayes2147.00
Corey Holliday177.00
Totals246299012.270 15


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Norm Johnson3737100.0302376.7106


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Josh Miller55225641.061
Shayne Edge1767539.748

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Andre Hastings372426.533 0
Jahine Arnold263.00
Donta Jones133.00
Totals402516.333 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jahine Arnold1942522.430 0
Erric Pegram1741924.691 1
Ernie Mills814618.227 0
Charles Johnson611118.531 0
Andre Hastings14242.042 0
Jon Witman12020.020 0
Darren Perry188.00
Totals53117122.191 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rod Woodson612120.243 1
Darren Perry511523.028 1
Levon Kirkland4123.00
Chad Brown22010.016 0
Deon Figures2136.513 0
Carnell Lake14747.047 1
Jerry Olsavsky155.00
Willie Williams111.00
Randy Fuller100.00
Totals2333414.547 3


Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF
Levon Kirkland947538000002
Willie Williams716610001002
Darren Perry70611801202
Rod Woodson6257100134210
Deon Figures56.5545001000
Chad Brown65.55031012003
Jason Gildon53471200002
Jerry Olsavsky54.54617001600
Carnell Lake4944100028512
Joel Steed38.5321301000
Myron Bell3228802003
Brentson Buckner302412111300
Bill Johnson23.5181101000
Kevin Henry18131001401
Donta Jones10.593
Earl Holmes9.591
Oliver Gibson1178
Randy Fuller8720
Chris Oldham770
Eric Ravotti6.55301900
Carlos Emmons65201001
Lee Flowers330
Greg Lloyd220
Orpheus Roye21201000
Israel Raybon110
Mike Tomczak72000
Jerome Bettis7200
Erric Pegram1100
John Jackson01000
Andre Hastings3100
Ernie Mills0150
Jahine Arnold10000
Jim Miller10-400
Charles Johnson1000
Kordell Stewart1000
Tim Lester1000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Norm Johnson23370106
Jerome Bettis11000066
Kordell Stewart5300048
Andre Hastings060000036
Charles Johnson30000120
Yancey Thigpen200012
Rod Woodson1100012
Carnell Lake1100012
Erric Pegram10100012
Darren Perry010006
Ernie Mills0100006
Tim Lester100006
Mark Bruener000012