the steelers are better than the New England Patriots because if you look at stats and the franchise you can clearly see the steelers stats are much better and they have more superbowls also. Also the steelers have many reliable assets such as polamalu and ben rothelisberger
Historically if you go by the numbers, the Steelers are a better football franchise. However, I'm sure with a question like this you would get a lot of different opinions on which team is better.
This is not a simple question to answer. With each passing year, a certain team can end up better than another team. Draft picks, injuries, strength of schedule etc.
Just watch the games and decide for yourself, it's much easier that way.
Everybody has their own opinion, but the Steelers have won more Super Bowls (six) than any other team. The Eagles, though, lead the head-to-head series 47-28-3.
The Steelers have won six Superbowl titles to two for the Dolphins and have had a more consistent winning record over the years.
Both teams were established in 1933.
The Steelers first playoff appearance was in 1947. They lost to the Philadelphia Eagles 21-0.
The first year the Steelers made the playoffs was 1972, the year of the Immaculate Reception. In 1947, the Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles ended up tied for the NFL East lead and had to play a 'playoff' game to determine a winner. The Steelers lost that game 21-0.
The Steelers will play their first preseason game of 2012 on August 9th against the Philadelphia Eagles. Their first regular season game is on September 9th against the Denver Broncos. To see their complete schedule, just click on the link below.
Interestingly, in UK the home team is posted first, as in Manchester United at home to Liverpool. Or Philadelphia Eagles at home to Pittsburgh Steelers.
The 2008 NFL playoffs began in January 2009. The Steelers defeated the San Diego Chargers 35-24 in the Divisional Playoff game on January 11th.
The Eagles joined the NFL as an expansion team in 1933. Their first winning season was 1944 when they went 7-1-2. The previous season, 1943, they went 5-4-1 however they had merged with the Pittsburgh Steelers and were known as the Philadelphia Steagles.
The Steelers were first named the Pittsburgh Pirates and in 1940 they were renamed the Steelers.
The 1975 Super Bowl IX was the first appearance for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers beat the Minnesota Vikings 16-6.
The first Dallas Cowboys versus Pittsburgh Steelers game was played in Dallas.
The Pittsburgh Steelers ( then named the Pittsburgh Pirates ) first game was on September 20, 1933. They lost 23 - 2 to the NY Giants.
In 1933, Tony Holm was the first quarterback for the Steelers.