2005 Pittsburgh Steelers schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
11-5-0 4-0 6487 3737 2750 27 371 5880 4128 1752 37 345
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The Pittsburgh Steelers' seventy-second season was in 2005, and it was the fourteenth season Bill Cowher served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season and 4-0 in the playoffs eventually winning the NFL championship against the Seattle Seahawks 21-10, the team's fifth championship win. At the end of the season, Hines Ward was awarded with the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Tennessee Titans 34-7
Week 2 @ Houston Texans 27-7
Week 3 New England Patriots 20-23
Week 5 @ San Diego Chargers 24-22
Week 6 Jacksonville Jaguars 17-23
Week 7 @ Cincinnati Bengals 27-13
Week 8 Baltimore Ravens 20-19
Week 9 @ Green Bay Packers 20-10
Week 10 Cleveland Browns 34-21
Week 11 @ Baltimore Ravens 13-16
Week 12 @ Indianapolis Colts 7-26
Week 13 Cincinnati Bengals 31-38
Week 14 Chicago Bears 21-9
Week 15 @ Minnesota Vikings 18-3
Week 16 @ Cleveland Browns 41-0
Week 17 Detroit Lions 35-21


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ Cincinnati Bengals 31-17
Divisional Round @ Indianapolis Colts 21-18
Conference Championship @ Denver Broncos 34-17
Super Bowl vs. Seattle Seahawks 21-10


Head Coach: Bill Cowher Assistant Head Coach: Russ Grimm Offensive Coordinator: Ken Whisenhunt Defensive Coordinator: Dick LeBeau Quarterbacks Coach: Mark Whipple Wide Receivers Coach: Bruce Arians Offensive Line Coach: Russ Grimm Running Backs Coach: Dick Hoak Tight Ends Coach: James Daniel Offensive Assistant Coach: Matt Raich Defensive Line Coach: John Mitchell Linebackers Coach: Keith Butler Defensive Backs Coach: Darren Perry Assistant Defensive Backs Coach: Ray Horton Defensive Assistant Coach: Lou Spanos Special Teams Coach: Kevin Spencer Conditioning Coordinator: Chet Fuhrman Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Marcel Pastoor Conditioning Assistant Coach: Marcel Pastoor Director of Football Operations: Kevin Colbert Player Development: Ray Jackson Assistant Athletic Trainer: Ryan Grove