2021 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
9-7-1 0-1 6904 4871 2033 26 414 7933 4950 2983 29 455
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The Pittsburgh Steelers' eighty-eighth season was in 2021, and it was the fifteenth season Mike Tomlin served as the head coach of the team. The Steelers played their home games at Heinz Field. They finished the year 9-7-1 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Kansas City Chiefs 42-21. At the end of the season, T.J. Watt was awarded with the AP Defensive Player of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 24-16
Preaseason Week 2 Detroit Lions 26-20
Preaseason Week 3 @ Carolina Panthers 9-34
Preaseason Week 4 vs. Dallas Cowboys 16-3
Preaseason Week 4 @ Cincinnati Bengals 2021-09-11
Week 1 @ Buffalo Bills 23-16
Week 2 Las Vegas Raiders 17-26
Week 3 Cincinnati Bengals 10-24
Week 4 Bye Week
Week 4 @ Green Bay Packers 17-27
Week 5 Denver Broncos 27-19
Week 6 Seattle Seahawks 23-20
Week 7 Bye Week
Week 8 @ Cleveland Browns 15-10
Week 9 Chicago Bears 29-27
Week 10 Detroit Lions 16-16
Week 11 @ Los Angeles Chargers 37-41
Week 12 @ Cincinnati Bengals 10-41
Week 13 Baltimore Ravens 20-19
Week 14 @ Minnesota Vikings 28-36
Week 15 Tennessee Titans 19-13
Week 16 @ Kansas City Chiefs 10-36
Week 17 Cleveland Browns 26-14
Week 18 @ Baltimore Ravens 16-13


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ Kansas City Chiefs 21-42

2021 Pittsburgh Steelers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Mike Tomlin Assistant Head Coach: John Mitchell Offensive Coordinator: Matt Canada Defensive Coordinator: Keith Butler Special Teams Coordinator: Danny Smith Quarterbacks Coach: Mike Sullivan Wide Receivers Coach: Ike Hilliard Offensive Line Coach: Adrian Klemm Running Backs Coach: Eddie Faulkner Tight Ends Coach: Alfredo Roberts Assistant Wide Receivers Coach: Blaine Stewart Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Chris Morgan Defensive Line Coach: Karl Dunbar Inside Linebackers Coach: Jerry Olsavsky Secondary Coach: Teryl Austin, Grady Brown Senior Defensive Assistant Coach: Teryl Austin Assistant Outside Linebackers Coach: Denzel Martin Quality Control Coach: Matt Tomsho Conditioning Coordinator: Garrett Giemont Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Marcel Pastoor Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Rodain Delus Vice President: Kevin Colbert Vice President of Football and Business Administration: Omar Khan Football Administration Coordinator: Cole Marcoux General Manager: Kevin Colbert Director of Player Development: Darrel Young Pro Scouting Coordinator: Brandon Hunt BLESTO Scout: Dennis Macinnis College Scout: Mark Bruener, Mike Butler, Dan Colbert, Kelvin Fisher, Mark Gorscak, Chidi Iwuoma, Bruce McNorton, Dave Petett Pro Scout: Dan Colbert, Dave Petett College Scouting Coordinator: Phil Kreidler Player Personnel Coordinator: Dan Rooney, Jr. Team Operations Coordinator: Aidan Hennessey-Niland Senior Assistant for College Scouting: Rick Relprish Football Analyst: Tosin Kazeem Administrative Assistant: Chrissy Bulger, Mia Daudet, Maureen Mannion Scouting Intern: Fawwaz Izzuddin