The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the regular season with a 10-4 record. They went 6-1 at home and 4-3 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Pittsburgh Steelers went 11-5. Their final game was a loss in the Conference Championship to the Oakland Raiders.
The 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers played in the Central Division of the American Football Conference.
During the regular season, the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers went 5-1 against their AFC Central opponents.
The Steelers won the AFC Central in the 1976 season with a 10-4 record. The Bengals finished with the same record but lost on a tiebreaker. The Browns finished 1 game back with a 9-5 record. The Oilers finished 5 games back with a 5-9 record.
|Opponent||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
The 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers had their best month in November, when they went 4-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was September, when they went 1-2 and had a 33.3% win percentage.
|Month||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
Yes, the Pittsburgh Steelers made the Playoffs in 1976. They won their first game against the Baltimore Colts in the Divisional Round. They eventually lost against the Oakland Raiders in the Conference Championship.
The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the regular season with a point differential of +204. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Steelers could have been expected to have about 12.5 wins, or a 13-1 record in the regular season.
In close, one-score games, the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers went 1-3. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Steelers went 0-3.
The 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers did not play any overtime games in the regular season.
The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers was a 9 game winning streak.
The longest losing streak that the Pittsburgh Steelers had during the 1976 regular season was 3 games, which happened once during the season.
= Playoff Team
Bold = Division Opponent
|1||Sun, Sep 12, 1976||@ Oakland Raiders||Loss 28 - 31|
|2||Sun, Sep 19, 1976||vs Cleveland Browns||Win 31 - 14|
|3||Sun, Sep 26, 1976||vs New England Patriots||Loss 27 - 30|
|4||Mon, Oct 4, 1976||@ Minnesota Vikings||Loss 6 - 17|
|5||Sun, Oct 10, 1976||@ Cleveland Browns||Loss 16 - 18|
|6||Sun, Oct 17, 1976||vs Cincinnati Bengals||Win 23 - 6|
|7||Sun, Oct 24, 1976||@ New York Giants||Win 27 - 0|
|8||Sun, Oct 31, 1976||vs San Diego Chargers||Win 23 - 0|
|9||Sun, Nov 7, 1976||@ Kansas City Chiefs||Win 45 - 0|
|10||Sun, Nov 14, 1976||vs Miami Dolphins||Win 14 - 3|
|11||Sun, Nov 21, 1976||vs Houston Oilers||Win 32 - 16|
|12||Sun, Nov 28, 1976||@ Cincinnati Bengals||Win 7 - 3|
|13||Sun, Dec 5, 1976||vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Win 42 - 0|
|14||Sat, Dec 11, 1976||@ Houston Oilers||Win 21 - 0|
|Div Divisional Round||Sun, Dec 19, 1976||@ Baltimore Colts||Win 40 - 14|
|CC Conference Championship||Sun, Dec 26, 1976||@ Oakland Raiders||Loss 7 - 24|