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1981 Pittsburgh Steelers

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Record: 8-8-0, Finished 2nd in AFC Central Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 356 points (22.2/g), 8th of 28 in the NFL.
 Allowed 297 points (18.6/g), 11th.
 Differential of 59 points (3.7/g), 10th.
 Expected W-L: 9.7-6.3.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 8-8-0

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +5 (0.3/g), 9th.

Simple Rating System: Total 2.7, Offense: 1.2, Defense: 1.5, SoS: -1.0, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Chuck Noll(8-8-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Woody Widenhofer
 Other Notable Asst.: Tony Dungy (Defensive Assistant)

Team Executives

 Defensive Alignment: 4-3

Training Camp: St. Vincent College (Latrobe, Pennsylvania)