In 1997, Kordell Stewart became the second black starting quarterback for the Steelers. The first was Joe Gilliam in 1974.
In 1933, Tony Holm was the first quarterback for the Steelers.
Neil O'Donnell started his first NFL game at quarterback with the Steelers in 1991.
Bernard Patrick Holm (nicknamed Tony Holm) was the first quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers. At the time he was their QB they were known as the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was the punter and the quarterback and threw for 2 touchdowns and 13 interceptions and lasted only one season.Angelo Augustine Brovelli was the Pittsburgh Steelers first QB from 1933-1934.
Terry Bradshaw was the Steelers starting quarterback in Super Bowl IX. That was their first championship win.
Joe Gilliam in 1972.
The current starting quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers is Ben Roethlisberger. He started his first game during the 2004 season and has remained the starter (pending injuries) ever since.
Ben RoethlisbergerBen Roethlisberger is the current quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He made his first start at quarterback for the Steelers in 2004. In 2008, Ben signed an eight-year contract that will have him playing for the Steelers until at least 2016.
Terry Bradshaw was the Steelers starting quarterback in Super Bowl IX. It was the teams first ever Super Bowl appearance.
Joe Gilliam was a quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1972-1975. Joe was the starting quarterback for the Steelers in 1974 for the first 6 games, before being replaced by Terry Bradshaw.
Ben Roethlisberger's rookie season was 2004.
The first black head coach for the Steelers, is current coach Mike Tomlin. He has been the head coach for the Steelers since 2007.
Terry Bradshaw was the Steelers starting quarterback for their first 4 Super Bowls. Super Bowls IX, X, XIII and XIV.
Gilliam was named starting quarterback of the Steelers in 1974 after the previous quarterback, Terry Bradshaw, and other veterans went on strike. In Gilliam's first six starts, the Steelers posted a 4-1-1 record, but Pittsburgh head coach Chuck Noll restored Bradshaw at quarterback the rest of the way. The Steelers finished with a 10-3-1 regular-season record and went on to capture their first Super Bowl title. Gilliam's problems with drug abuse eventually sent him on a downward spiral and derailed his NFL career.
Quarterback Terry Bradshaw won the first 4 Steelers Super Bowls. The wins were in Super Bowls IX, X, XIII and XIV.
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The Steelers drafted quarterback Terry Bradshawwith the first overall pick of the 1970 NFL Draft.
Backup QB Joe Gilliam of the 1974 Pittsburgh Steelers for the Steelers Super Bowl IX victory over the Vikings. The first starter was Doug Williams of Washington Redskins in Super bowl XXII. He was also the games' MVP.
In Super Bowl XLV, Hines Ward scored the first Steelers touchdown. It was an eight yard pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
Joe Gilliam as a backup for the Steelers. The first black QB to start and win a Super Bowl was Doug Williams.
The starting quarterback in the first ever regular season game for the Cowboys was Eddie LeBaron. In that first game, LeBaron threw three TD passes but the Cowboys lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers, 35-28, on September 24, 1960.
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The 1975 Super Bowl IX was the first appearance for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers beat the Minnesota Vikings 16-6.
The Steelers were first named the Pittsburgh Pirates and in 1940 they were renamed the Steelers.
The first Dallas Cowboys versus Pittsburgh Steelers game was played in Dallas.