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The pittsburgh steelers

  1. 1. The Pittsburgh Steelers<br />By Kevin Billand<br />Period 11 <br />Business presentation<br />
  2. 2. How They Created<br />They were created in 1924.<br />Art Rooney was the founder of the Steelers.<br />They were originally called the Pirates.<br />They were added to the NFL in 1933.<br />
  3. 3. The 30’s<br />Steelers were not good in the 30’s<br />Had a combined record of 18-55-3<br />Jap Douds was the first coach of the decade<br />There was also 5 coaching changes in the decade.<br />
  4. 4. 40’s<br />In the 1940’s the team changed its name from Pirates to the Steelers<br />In 1942 the Steelers posted a 7-4 record, earning their first winning season in franchise history. <br />Not enough players because of the war so the Steelers joined the Eagles to make the Steagles<br />
  5. 5. 50’s <br />Art Rooney uses a 20th round draft pick to select QB Johnny Unitas In 1955<br />The Steelers in the 50’s we just as bad as the previous decade<br />There was optimism when the Steelers picked up bobby lane but still the Steelers were not successful <br />
  6. 6. 60’s<br />In the early part of the decade the Steelers were just as bad<br />The Steelers were the last team to ad a logon on their helmet<br />The logo was for U.S. steal but they put it on one side to see how it would look.<br />There was a lot of optimism in 1969 with new coach Chuck Null and rookie Joe Green<br />
  7. 7. The glory decade of the 70’s<br />The Steelers were very successful in the 70’s <br />They when to their first super bowl in 1974 and won after 40 years of frustration.<br />They will also go to super bowls 9,10.13,and 14 in the decade. <br />They will also produce many hall of famers in the Decade<br />The decades defense also had a name called the steal curtain <br />
  8. 8. New decade with the same old problems <br />as the Steelers went into the 80’s the team got worse <br />The team that was so great lost most of its stars from the 70’s <br />In 1985 the Steelers went 7-9 breaking a 14 year streak of not having a loosing Steelers<br />In 1988 the Steelers owner Art Rooney died just ten years before the 88 season started<br />
  9. 9. The Comeback Decade <br />The Steelers showed improvement in 1991 with the new quarterback Neil O'Donnell<br />In 1992 the Steelers started a new era with bill Cowher<br />In 1995 Bill Cowher and the Steelers will be in the super bowl but the Steelers lost.<br />The Steelers had hope the next year when they picked up Jerome Bettis but the Steelers never got back in the playoffs<br />
  10. 10. The new millennium <br />In the early 2000’s the Steelers showed a lot of progress after coming off a losing Record the year before <br />In 2004 under rookie Ben Roethlisberger the Steelers went 15-1 but lost In the AFC championship game<br />In 2005 the Steelers won the super bowl against the Seahawks and Ben became the youngest Quarterback ever to win a super bowl<br />In 2008 The Steelers would also go tothe super bowl and win<br />
  11. 11. What to look Forward to?<br />In 2010 the Steelers would once again go to the super bowl but they lost to the Green Bay Packers <br />The Steelers have a lot to look forward to with the new talent they have acquired in the draft<br />The Steelers are one of the top team in the league and don’t expect to step down soon<br />
  12. 12. Pour conclure chose tout(To wrap thing all up)<br />The Steelers have had their ups and downs in the years they have been around <br />The Steelers are the team with the most super bowl wins <br />The New coach Mike Tomlin is the youngest coach to win the super bowl<br />