1974 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
10-3-1 3-0 5465 2340 3125 45 317 3735 1981 1754 56 239
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The Pittsburgh Steelers' forty-first season was in 1974, and it was the sixth 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 10-3-1 in the regular season, en route to winning the Central, and 3-0 in the playoffs eventually winning the NFL championship against the Minnesota Vikings 16-6, the team's first championship win. At the end of the season Joe Greene earned AP Defensive Player of the Year; Franco Harris earned Super Bowl Most Valuable Player; and Jack Lambert earned AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Baltimore Colts 30-0
Week 2 @ Denver Broncos 35-35
Week 3 Oakland Raiders 0-17
Week 4 @ Houston Oilers 13-7
Week 5 @ Kansas City Chiefs 34-24
Week 6 Cleveland Browns 20-16
Week 7 Atlanta Falcons 24-17
Week 8 Philadelphia Eagles 27-0
Week 9 @ Cincinnati Bengals 10-17
Week 10 @ Cleveland Browns 26-16
Week 11 @ New Orleans Saints 28-7
Week 12 Houston Oilers 10-13
Week 13 @ New England Patriots 21-17
Week 14 Cincinnati Bengals 27-3

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Buffalo Bills 32-14
Conference Championship @ Oakland Raiders 24-13
Super Bowl vs. Minnesota Vikings 16-6

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