1976 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
10-4-0 1-1 5400 2132 3268 33 313 3713 2028 1685 48 209
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The Pittsburgh Steelers' forty-third season was in 1976, and it was the eighth season Chuck Noll served as the head coach of the team. The Steelers played their home games at Three Rivers Stadium. They finished the year 10-4-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the Central, and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Oakland Raiders 24-7. At the end of the season Franco Harris earned Man of the Year and Jack Lambert earned AP Defensive Player of the Year.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Oakland Raiders 28-31
Week 2 Cleveland Browns 31-14
Week 3 New England Patriots 27-30
Week 4 @ Minnesota Vikings 6-17
Week 5 @ Cleveland Browns 16-18
Week 6 Cincinnati Bengals 23-6
Week 7 @ New York Giants 27-0
Week 8 San Diego Chargers 23-0
Week 9 @ Kansas City Chiefs 45-0
Week 10 Miami Dolphins 14-3
Week 11 Houston Oilers 32-16
Week 12 @ Cincinnati Bengals 7-3
Week 13 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 42-0
Week 14 @ Houston Oilers 21-0

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round @ Baltimore Colts 40-14
Conference Championship @ Oakland Raiders 7-24

Coaches

Head Coach: Chuck Noll Defensive Coordinator: Bud Carson Wide Receivers Coach: Lionel Taylor Offensive Line Coach: Dan Radakovich Offensive Backfield Coach: Dick Hoak Defensive Line Coach: George J. Perles Linebackers Coach: Woody Widenhofer Strength Coach: Lou Riecke Flexibility Coach: Paul Uram