2001 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
13-3-0 1-1 6490 3504 2986 26 358 4546 3262 1284 32 276
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The Pittsburgh Steelers' sixty-eighth season was in 2001, and it was the tenth season Bill Cowher served as the head coach of the team. The Steelers played their home games at Heinz Field. They finished the year 13-3-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the Central, and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the New England Patriots 24-17. At the end of the season Jerome Bettis earned Walter Payton Man of the Year and Kendrell Bell earned AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 3-21
Week 3 @ Buffalo Bills 20-3
Week 4 Cincinnati Bengals 16-7
Week 5 @ Kansas City Chiefs 20-17
Week 6 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17-10
Week 7 Tennessee Titans 34-7
Week 8 Baltimore Ravens 10-13
Week 9 @ Cleveland Browns 15-12
Week 10 Jacksonville Jaguars 20-7
Week 11 @ Tennessee Titans 34-24
Week 12 Minnesota Vikings 21-16
Week 13 New York Jets 18-7
Week 14 @ Baltimore Ravens 26-21
Week 15 Detroit Lions 47-14
Week 16 @ Cincinnati Bengals 23-26
Week 17 Cleveland Browns 28-7


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Baltimore Ravens 27-10
Conference Championship New England Patriots 17-24

2001 Pittsburgh Steelers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Bill Cowher Offensive Coordinator: Mike Mularkey Defensive Coordinator: Tim Lewis Quarterbacks Coach: Tom Clements Wide Receivers Coach: Kenny Jackson Offensive Line Coach: Russ Grimm Running Backs Coach: Dick Hoak Tight Ends Coach: Ken Whisenhunt Offensive Quality Control Coach: Mike Miller Defensive Line Coach: John Mitchell Linebackers Coach: Mike Archer Defensive Backs Coach: Willy Robinson Defensive Assistant Coach: Lou Spanos Special Teams Coach: Jay Hayes Conditioning Coordinator: Chet Fuhrman General Manager: Kevin Colbert Director of Football Operations: Kevin Colbert Player Development: Anthony Griggs Assistant Athletic Trainer: Ryan Grove Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: O'Neill Gilbert, Blair Thomas