1996 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
10-6-0 1-1 5760 3107 2653 38 332 4854 3204 1650 44 311
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The Pittsburgh Steelers' sixty-third season was in 1996, and it was the fifth season Bill Cowher served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 10-6-0 in the regular season and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the New England Patriots 28-3. At the end of the season, Jerome Bettis was awarded with the Comeback Player of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 9-24
Week 2 Baltimore Ravens 31-17
Week 3 Buffalo Bills 24-6
Week 5 Houston Oilers 30-16
Week 6 @ Kansas City Chiefs 17-7
Week 7 Cincinnati Bengals 20-10
Week 8 @ Houston Oilers 13-23
Week 9 @ Atlanta Falcons 20-17
Week 10 St. Louis Rams 42-6
Week 11 @ Cincinnati Bengals 24-34
Week 12 Jacksonville Jaguars 28-3
Week 13 @ Miami Dolphins 24-17
Week 14 @ Baltimore Ravens 17-31
Week 15 San Diego Chargers 16-3
Week 16 San Francisco 49ers 15-25
Week 17 @ Carolina Panthers 14-18


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Indianapolis Colts 42-14
Divisional Round @ New England Patriots 3-28


Head Coach: Bill Cowher Offensive Coordinator: Chan Gailey Defensive Coordinator: Dick LeBeau Special Teams Coordinator: Ron Zook Wide Receivers Coach: David Culley Offensive Line Coach: Kent Stephenson Running Backs Coach: Dick Hoak Tight Ends Coach: Mike Mularkey Defensive Line Coach: John Mitchell Linebackers Coach: Mike Archer Defensive Backs Coach: Tim Lewis Defensive Assistant Coach: Lou Spanos Conditioning Coordinator: Chet Fuhrman Player Personnel Assistant: John Wojciechowski Player Development: Anthony Griggs Administrative Assistant: Lou Spanos Assistant Athletic Trainer: Rick Burkholder