For the 2005 playoffs, the Steelers went in as the sixth seed. They won Super Bowl XL after winning in Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Denver.
Since the 2002 NFL realingment of divisions in which the league created 4 division winners and 2 wild cards (for a total of 6 teams per Conference), the Suberbowl winners have had the following playoff seeding: 2009: Pittsburgh Steelers were the #2 seed in the AFC. 2008: New Yprk Giants were the #5 seed in the NFC. 2007: Indianaplois Colts were the #3 seed in the AFC. 2006: Pittsburgh Steelers were the #6 seed in the AFC. 2005: New England Patriots were the #2 seed in the AFC. 2004: New England Patriots were the #1 seed in the AFC. 2003: Tampa Bay Bucaneers were the #2 seed in the NFC. note: The 2003 Superbowl took place after the 2002-2003 regular season
NO only once has an 8 seed made the finals. The Edmonton Oilers in the 2005-2006 Stanley Cup Playoffs. They lost in seven games to the Carolina Hurricanes
Most recently the 10-6 Green Bay Packers as a 6th seed went to the Super Bowl in 2011 and beat the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Yes. Several times. One of the most recent times was in 2007 when Golden State Warriors beat the heavily favored Dallas Mavericks.
2005 Pittsburgh Steelers that defeated the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XL.
Yes, the Pittsburgh Steelers (AFC) in 2005 and Green Bay Packers (NFC) in 2010. Both were second wild-card teams (6th seed).
Since the NFL expanded its playoff field to six teams from each conference in 1990, the 2005 Pittsburgh Steelers and the 2010 Green Bay Packers have been the only No. 6 seeds to win the Super Bowl.
steelers in 2005
Two sixth seed NFL teams have gone on to reach and win the Super Bowl. The sixth seed 2005 Pittsburgh Steelers and the sixth seed 2010-11 Green Bay Packers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV. How ironic. You all forget about the giants in 07 they did it to so that means 3 teams have won it all from the 6th seed check your facts whoever wrote this
In 2005 the Steelers defeated the Seahawks, the Steelers were the 6th seed while the Seahawks were the #1.
Only one sixth seed has ever even made it to the Super Bowl (2005 Pittsburgh Steelers) and they won it.
Yes, they did. They got the #2 seed in the AFC and a first round bye. They defeated the Baltimore Ravens and New York Jets, but lost in Super Bowl XLV to the Green Bay Packers.
At 13-3, they were the 2 seed and got a first round bye. They beat the New England Patriots in the Divisional Round, but lost to the Steelers in the AFC Championship Game
Yes, the Steelers that won Super Bowl XL were the first 6 seed to make a Super Bowl.