Team Statistics

1973 Pittsburgh Opponent
First Downs by Rush-Pass-Pen-Total 74-110-8-192 79-117-5-201
Third Down Efficiency 49-172-28% 50-143-35%
Fourth Down Efficiency 8-18-44% 5-8-63%
Red Zone Efficiency (pts-poss-pct) 67-112-60% 71-140-51%
Total Offense-Plays-Avg Yards Per Play 3183-757-4.2 3793-710-5.3
Total Net Yards Rushing 1388 1586
Total Rushes 387 432
Average Per Rush 3.6 3.7
Passes Completed/Attempted 182/340 (53.5%) 148/268 (55.2%)
Net Yards Passing 1795 2207
Avg Yards Per Pass 5.9 8.5
Sacked/Yards Lost 30/201 10/60
Punts/Average 64/40.8 48/38.9
Punts Received/Return Yardage 35/203 31/230
Kickoffs/Returns 49/976 31/737
Interceptions/Returns 28/276 14/166
Penalties/Yards 61/520 66/546
Total Fumbles/Fumbles Lost 33/5 36/8
Time of Possession 362 mins 37 secs 357 mins 23 secs
Average Drive Start PIA 36 OPP 34

Passing Stats

Att Comp Yds Comp % Yds/Att TD TD % INT INT % Long Sack Rating
1973 Pittsburgh
Ben Roethlisberger 340 182 1996 53.5 5.9 11 3.2 14 4.1 59 30/201 64.8

Rushing Stats

No Yds Avg Long TD 2 Pt Conv Fumbles/Lost
1973 Pittsburgh
Franco Harris 206 663 3.2 35 2 0 11/1
Preston Pearson 139 615 4.4 47 2 0 7/2
Ben Roethlisberger 39 96 2.5 20 3 0 3/1
Steve Davis 3 14 4.7 6 0 0 1/0

Receiving Stats

No Yds Avg Long TD 2 Pt Conv
1973 Pittsburgh
Ron Shanklin 52 574 11.0 59 2 0
John McMakin 38 428 11.3 44 2 0
Frank Lewis 29 401 13.8 57 2 0
Preston Pearson 27 243 9.0 17 3 0
Franco Harris 24 229 9.5 19 0 0
Barry Pearson 10 108 10.8 14 0 0
Larry A. Brown 2 13 6.5 12 2 0

Field Goals

1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Totals % Made
1973 Pittsburgh
Roy Gerela 8/8 7/7 6/11 0/2 0/0 21/28 75.0

Punting

No Avg Net Tb Inside 20 Long Blocked
1973 Pittsburgh
Bobby Walden 63 41.4 36.2 5 23 62 1

Kickoff Returns

No Yds Avg Long TD
1973 Pittsburgh
Preston Pearson 39 724 18.6 25 0
Steve Davis 10 252 25.2 48 0

Punt Returns

Ret FC Yds Avg Long TD
1973 Pittsburgh
Glen Edwards 26 5 159 6.1 21 0
Dennis Meyer 9 1 44 4.9 13 0

Individual Defense

Tackles Sacks Fum Rec
1973 Pittsburgh
Henry Davis 105 2 4
Andy Russell 65 0 7
"Mean" Joe Greene 47 0 1
L.C. Greenwood 46 2 2
Jack Ham 44 0 2
Glen Edwards 43 1 0
Mike Wagner 42 0 0
Mel Blount 37 2 0
John Rowser 37 0 1
Dwight White 36 3 0
Ernie Holmes 32 0 3
John Dockery 4 0 0
Dennis Meyer 2 0 0
Ben Roethlisberger 0 0 1
Steve Davis 0 0 1
Franco Harris 0 0 2
Bruce Van Dyke 0 0 1
Ron Shanklin 0 0 2
Sam Davis 0 0 1
John McMakin 0 0 1
Preston Pearson 0 0 2

Interceptions

No Yds Avg Long TD
1973 Pittsburgh
Mike Wagner 6 66 11.0 22 0
Glen Edwards 6 61 10.2 22 0
Mel Blount 5 36 7.2 22 0
John Rowser 5 82 16.4 25 0
"Mean" Joe Greene 2 22 11.0 13 1
Andy Russell 2 4 2.0 4 0
Henry Davis 1 5 5.0 5 1
Jack Ham 1 0 0.0 0 0