The Steelers 79th season in the NFL was 2011. They made the playoffs 27 times and missed the playoffs 52 times.
No, they did not. The Steelers finished the 2009 season with a 9-7 record and missed the playoffs.
The Steelers failed to make the playoffs the following season three times after winning the Super Bowl. The seasons they missed were 1980, 2006 and 2009.
The Steelers in 2007
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
No NFL team has missed the playoffs with a 12-4 record or better; however, the San Francisco 49ers missed the playoffs at 12-2 in 1948, when they were a member of the AAFC. The Baltimore Colts in 1967 missed the playoffs at 11-1-2.
In 2009 the Steelers had multiple players that missed a game or two just like any other team. The two main injuries that hurt them were to safety Troy Polamalu and defensive end Aaron Smith who both missed eleven games.
Tim Duncan has missed the NBA playoffs only one time. He missed them in the 2000 playoffs after suffering a torn left lateral meniscus on 4/11 at Sacramento.
In 1971, the Washington redskins made the playoffs for the first time since 1944. that being said, they went from 1945 to 1970 without a postseason appearance
The Cowboys have missed the playoffs for three straight years - 2010-12. The Patriots last missed the playoffs in 2008.
The last time the Toronto Maple Leafs made the playoffs was in 2004
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The last time the Red Wings and Pistons both missed the playoffs was in the 1982-83 season.
2008 was the last time the Yankees missed the playoffs.
The Cowboys have not reached the playoffs in a total of 19 seasons since their start in 1960.
The 2010 Raiders won all 6 of their division games. Not only did they miss the playoffs, they still managed to finish 3rd in their own division. The 9-7 Chargers finished 2nd and also missed the playoffs.
The 2009 season is the 8th consecutive season the Colts have made the playoffs. They last missed the playoffs in 2001.