PITTSBURGH STEELERS SUPER BOWLS
With college football season closing in on its end here’s a look at the Pittsburgh Steelers and their trips to the Super Bowl. This will include all eight of their appearances, not just their six victories. For game by game odds and other info on the Steelers click HERE or HERE
SUPER BOWL IX
Date: January 12th, 1975
City: New Orleans, LA
Opponents: Minnesota Vikings
The Game: Back in those days when the saying went “Offense wins games, but DEFENSE wins Championships” this Super Bowl lived up to that particular piece of conventional wisdom. By Halftime the only points had come from a Safety in the 2nd Quarter, giving the Steelers a 2-0 edge at the break.
Pittsburgh added 7 more points in the 3rd and 4th Quarters while the Vikings could muster a mere 6 total and those in the final frame. The Steelers won the game 16-6.
SUPER BOWL X
Date: January 18th, 1976
City: Miami, FL
Opponents: Dallas Cowboys
The Game: A 7-7 tie in the opening Quarter became a 10-7 lead for the Cowboys come Halftime. After a scoreless 3rd Quarter the Steelers outscored Dallas 14-7 in the 4th to win back to back Super Bowls. The final score was 21-17.
SUPER BOWL XIII
Date: January 21st, 1979 Continue reading