The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the regular season with a 11-3 record. They went 7-0 at home and 4-3 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Pittsburgh Steelers went 12-4. Their final game was a loss in the Conference Championship to the Miami Dolphins.
The 1972 Pittsburgh Steelers played in the Central Division of the American Football Conference.
During the regular season, the 1972 Pittsburgh Steelers went 4-2 against their AFC Central opponents.
The Steelers won the AFC Central in the 1972 season with a 11-3 record. The Browns finished 1 game back with a 10-4 record. The Bengals finished 3 games back with a 8-6 record. The Oilers finished 10 games back with a 1-13 record.
|Opponent||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
The 1972 Pittsburgh Steelers had their best month in December, when they went 3-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was September, when they went 1-1 and had a 50% win percentage.
|Month||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
Yes, the Pittsburgh Steelers made the Playoffs in 1972. They won their first game against the Oakland Raiders in the Divisional Round. They eventually lost against the Miami Dolphins in the Conference Championship.
The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the regular season with a point differential of +168. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Steelers could have been expected to have about 11.6 wins, or a 12-2 record in the regular season.
In close, one-score games, the 1972 Pittsburgh Steelers went 3-3. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Steelers went 0-1.
The 1972 Pittsburgh Steelers did not play any overtime games in the regular season.
The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1972 Pittsburgh Steelers was a 5 game winning streak.
The longest losing streak that the Pittsburgh Steelers had during the 1972 regular season was 1 game, which occured 3 separate times.
= Playoff Team
Bold = Division Opponent
|1||Sun, Sep 17, 1972||vs Oakland Raiders||Win 34 - 28|
|2||Sun, Sep 24, 1972||@ Cincinnati Bengals||Loss 10 - 15|
|3||Sun, Oct 1, 1972||@ St. Louis Cardinals||Win 25 - 19|
|4||Sun, Oct 8, 1972||@ Dallas Cowboys||Loss 13 - 17|
|5||Sun, Oct 15, 1972||vs Houston Oilers||Win 24 - 7|
|6||Sun, Oct 22, 1972||vs New England Patriots||Win 33 - 3|
|7||Sun, Oct 29, 1972||@ Buffalo Bills||Win 38 - 21|
|8||Sun, Nov 5, 1972||vs Cincinnati Bengals||Win 40 - 17|
|9||Sun, Nov 12, 1972||vs Kansas City Chiefs||Win 16 - 7|
|10||Sun, Nov 19, 1972||@ Cleveland Browns||Loss 24 - 26|
|11||Sun, Nov 26, 1972||vs Minnesota Vikings||Win 23 - 10|
|12||Sun, Dec 3, 1972||vs Cleveland Browns||Win 30 - 0|
|13||Sun, Dec 10, 1972||@ Houston Oilers||Win 9 - 3|
|14||Sun, Dec 17, 1972||@ San Diego Chargers||Win 24 - 2|
|Div Divisional Round||Sat, Dec 23, 1972||vs Oakland Raiders||Win 13 - 7|
|CC Conference Championship||Sun, Dec 31, 1972||vs Miami Dolphins||Loss 17 - 21|