The Steelers made the playoffs following their wins in Superbowls IX, X and XIII. They failed to make the playoffs after winning Super Bowls XIV, XL and XLIII.
For the 2005 playoffs, the Steelers went in as the sixth seed. They won Super Bowl XL after winning in Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Denver.
No. The Steelers did not make the 2009 playoffs. So they cannot defend their Super Bowl.
The Steelers missed the playoffs three times after winning a Super Bowl the previous year.1980 season - following SB XIV2006 season - following SB XL2009 season - following SB XLIII
Since the Super Bowl began, the Steelers have made the playoffs 26 times. This is through the 2011 season.
Steelers, not by more than 10 points
Pittsburgh Steelers have the most super bowls winning it 6 times
The Oakland Raiders and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Steelers won six Super Bowls and lost two, this comes out to a .750 winning percentage.
As of September 29th, 2014, The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently 2-2. It is still early in the season and it is unknown as to whether or not they will make the playoffs or the Super Bowl.
The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Arizona Cardinals played, with the Steelers winning their sixth super bowl title in franchise history.