1976 Pittsburgh Steelers

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1976 Pittsburgh Steelers

What was the record of the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers?

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.

What division did the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers play in?

The 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers played in the Central Division of the American Football Conference.

What was the division record of the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers?

During the regular season, the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers went 5-1 against their AFC Central opponents.

Who won the AFC Central in 1976?

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.

What was the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Houston Oilers 2-0 100% +37
Cincinnati Bengals 2-0 100% +21
Cleveland Browns 1-1 50% +15

What was the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers record by month?

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
September 1-2 33.3% +11
October 3-2 60% +54
November 4-0 100% +76
December 2-0 100% +63

Did the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers make the Playoffs?

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.

What was the point differential for the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers?

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.

How did the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers perform in one-score games?

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.

How did the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers perform in overtime games?

The 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers was a 9 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers?

The longest losing streak that the Pittsburgh Steelers had during the 1976 regular season was 3 games, which happened once during the season.

1976 Pittsburgh Steelers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
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
Playoffs
Div Divisional Round Sun, Dec 19, 1976 @ Baltimore Colts Win 40 - 14
CC Conference Championship Sun, Dec 26, 1976 @ Oakland Raiders Loss 7 - 24

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