1961 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
6-8-0 0-0 4093 2332 1761 56 239 3909 2446 1463 45 218
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The Pittsburgh Steelers' twenty-eighth season was in 1961, and it was the fifth season Buddy Parker served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 6-8-0, 4-3-0 at home and 2-5-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Dallas Cowboys 24-27
Week 2 New York Giants 14-17
Week 3 @ Los Angeles Rams 14-24
Week 4 @ Philadelphia Eagles 16-21
Week 5 Washington Redskins 20-0
Week 6 Cleveland Browns 28-30
Week 7 San Francisco 49ers 20-10
Week 8 @ Cleveland Browns 17-13
Week 9 Dallas Cowboys 37-7
Week 10 @ New York Giants 21-42
Week 11 St. Louis Cardinals 30-27
Week 12 Philadelphia Eagles 24-35
Week 13 @ Washington Redskins 30-14
Week 14 @ St. Louis Cardinals 0-20

Coaches

Head Coach: Buddy Parker Backfield Coach: Mike Nixon Defensive Line Coach: Chuck Cherundolo Assistant Coach: Walt Kiesling, Art Lewis, Mike Nixon, Dick Plasman, John Butler, Ken Stilley, Thurman McGraw BLESTO Scout: Jack Butler