1967 Pittsburgh Steelers season

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The 1967 Pittsburgh Steelers season was the team's 35th in the National Football League.

1967 Pittsburgh Steelers season
Head coach Bill Austin
Home field Pitt Stadium
Results
Record 4–9–1
Division place 4th NFL Century
Playoff finish none
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1966 1968

Regular season[edit]

Game summaries[edit]

Week 1 (Sunday September 17, 1967): Chicago Bears[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 13 0 0 0 13
Steelers 10 7 17 7 41

at Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time: 3:45 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Snow
  • Game attendance: 53,565
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring Drives:

  • Pittsburgh – FG Clark 41 3–0
  • Chicago – Sayers 103 kickoff return (kick blocked) 3–6
  • Chicago – R. Taylor 37 fumble return (Percival kick)3–13
  • Pittsburgh – Hilton 43 pass from Nelsen (Clark kick)10–13
  • Pittsburgh – Asbury 1 run (Clark kick)17–13
  • Pittsburgh – Bivins 2 run (Clark kick)24–13
  • Pittsburgh – FG Clark 39 27–13
  • Pittsburgh – Asbury 1 run (Clark kick)34–13
  • Pittsburgh – Compton 6 pass form Nelsen (Clark kick)41–13

Week 2 (Sunday September 24, 1967): St. Louis Cardinals[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 13 6 0 9 28
Steelers 0 7 7 0 14

at Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time: 5:15 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Fair
  • Game attendance: 45,579
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring Drives:

  • St. Louis – FG Bakken 18 0–3
  • St. Louis – FG Bakken 24 0–6
  • St. Louis – Hart 23 run (Bakken kick)0–13
  • St. Louis – FG Bakken 33 0–16
  • Pittsburgh – Anderson 5 pass from Nelsen (Clark kick) 7–16
  • St. Louis – FG Bakken 29 7–19
  • Pittsburgh – Asbury 1 run (Clark kick)14–19
  • St. Louis – FG Bakken 24 14–22
  • St. Louis – FG Bakken 32 14–25
  • St. Louis – FG Bakken 23 14–28

Jim Bakken sets then NFL record with 7 field goals.

Week 3 (Sunday October 1, 1967): Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 7 7 3 7 24
Eagles 7 17 0 10 34

at Franklin Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Windy
  • Game attendance: 60,335
  • Referee: Bud Brubaker
  • TV announcers:

Scoring Drives:

  • Pittsburgh – Asbury 25 run (Clark kick)7–0
  • Philadelphia – Lang 5 pass from Snead (Baker kick)7–7
  • Philadelphia – FG Baker 36 7–10
  • Philadelphia – Hawkins 29 pass from Snead (Baker kick)7–17
  • Pittsburgh – Hoak 4 run (Clark kick)14–17
  • Philadelphia – Kelly 4 pass from Snead (Baker kick)14–24
  • Pittsburgh – FG Clark 24 17–24
  • Pittsburgh – Wilburn 18 pass from Nix (Clark kick)24–24
  • Philadelphia – Hawkins 8 pass from Snead (Baker kick)24–31
  • Philadelphia – FG Baker 35 24–34

Week 4 (Saturday October 7, 1967): Cleveland Browns[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 3 0 7 0 10
Browns 0 7 14 0 21

at Cleveland Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio

  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Fair
  • Game attendance: 82,949
  • Referee: Pat Haggerty
  • TV announcers:

Scoring Drives:

  • Pittsburgh – FG Clark 43 3–0
  • Cleveland – Warfield 17 pass from Ryan (Groza kick)3–7
  • Cleveland – Smith 49 pass from Ryan (Groza kick)3–14
  • Pittsburgh – Hoak 8 pass from Nix (Clark kick)10–14
  • Cleveland – E. Green 15 pass from Ryan (Groza kick)10–21

Week 5 (Sunday October 15, 1967): New York Giants[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Giants 7 7 0 13 27
Steelers 7 10 7 0 24

at Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time: 4:30 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Rain
  • Game attendance: 39,782
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring Drives:

  • New York – Morrison 19 pass from Tarkenton (Mercein kick)0–7
  • Pittsburgh – Nix 1 run (Clark kick)7–7
  • New York Giants – Morrall 1 run (Mercein kick)7–14
  • Pittsburgh – Shy 27 pass from Nix (Clark kick)14–14
  • Pittsburgh – FG Clark 22 17–14
  • Pittsburgh – Hilton 8 pass from Nix (Clark kick)24–14
  • New York Giants – Tarkenton 7 run (kick failed)24–20
  • New York Giants – Morrison 59 pass from Tarkenton (Harris kick)24–27

Week 6 (Sunday October 22, 1967): Dallas Cowboys[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 7 7 0 10 24
Steelers 0 7 0 14 21

at Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time: 3:15 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Calm
  • Game attendance: 39,641
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring Drives:

  • Dallas – Hayes 55 pass from Morton (Villanueva kick)0–7
  • Dallas – Hayes – 35 pass from Morton (Villanueva kick)0–14
  • Pittsburgh – Hilton 5 pass from Nix (Clark kick)7–14
  • Pittsburgh – Nix 1 run (Clark kick)14–14
  • Dallas – FG Villanueva 34 14–17
  • Pittsburgh – Wilburn 11 pass from Nix (Clark kick)21–17
  • Dallas – Norman 5 pass from Morton (Villanueva kick)21–24

Week 7 (Sunday October 29, 1967): New Orleans Saints[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 0 0 14 14
Saints 3 7 0 0 10

at Tulane Stadium, New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Fair
  • Game attendance: 68,912
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring Drives:

  • New Orleans – FG Durkee 37 0–3
  • New Orleans – Taylor 2 run (Durkee kick)0–10
  • Pittsburgh – Wilburn 5 pass from Nelsen (Clark kick)7–10
  • Pittsburgh – Shy 33 run (Clark kick)14–10

Week 8 (Sunday November 5, 1967): Cleveland Browns[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Browns 14 10 7 3 34
Steelers 0 7 0 7 14

at Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time: 7:15 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Fair
  • Game attendance: 47,131
  • Referee: Tommy Bell
  • TV announcers:

Scoring Drives:

  • Cleveland – Collins 3 pass from Ryan (Groza kick)0–7
  • Cleveland – Kelly 41 pass from Ryan (Groza kick)0–14
  • Cleveland – Davis 52 punt return (Groza kick)0–21
  • Pittsburgh – Jefferson 18 pass from Nelsen (Clark kick)7–21
  • Cleveland – FG Groza 37 7–24
  • Cleveland – E. Green 27 run (Groza kick)7–31
  • Cleveland – FG Groza 35 7–34
  • Pittsburgh – Wilburn 13 pass from Nelsen (Clark kick)14–34

Week 9 (Sunday November 12, 1967): St. Louis Cardinals[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 7 0 7 14
Cardinals 0 7 0 7 14

at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri

  • Game time: 3:45 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Fair
  • Game attendance: 47,994
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring Drives:

  • Pittsburgh – Shy 4 run (Clark kick)7–0
  • St. Louis – Roland 2 run (Bakken kick)7–7
  • St. Louis – Smith 6 pass from Hart (Bakken kick)7–14
  • Pittsburgh – Jefferson 6 pass from Nelsen (Clark kick)14–14

Week 10 (Sunday November 19, 1967): New York Giants[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 6 7 0 7 20
Giants 0 14 14 0 28

at Yankee Stadium, The Bronx, New York

  • Game time: 12:15 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Snow
  • Game attendance: 62,892
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring Drives:

  • Pittsburgh – FG Clark 44 0–3
  • Pittsburgh – FG Clark 10 0–6
  • New York Giants – Thomas 35 pass from Tarkenton (Gogolak kick)6–7
  • New York Giants – Minniear 6 pass from Tarkenton (Gogolak kick)6–14
  • Pittsburgh – Jefferson 58 pass from Nelsen (Clark kick)13–14
  • New York Giants – Koy 1 run (Gogolak kick)13–21
  • New York Giants – Minniear 1 run (Gogolak kick)13–28
  • Pittsburgh – Hilton 10 pass from Nelsen (Clark kick)20–28

Week 11 (Sunday November 26, 1967): Minnesota Vikings[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 3 14 0 24 41
Steelers 7 6 7 7 27

at Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time: 3:15 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Windy
  • Game attendance: 32,773
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring Drives:

  • Minnesota – FG Cox 44 0–3
  • Pittsburgh – Anderson 20 pass from Hoak (Clark kick)7–3
  • Pittsburgh – FG Clark 47 10–3
  • PIttsburgh – FG Clark 26 13–3
  • Minnesota – Osborn 27 pass from Kapp (Cox kick) 13–10
  • Minnesota – Beasley 2 pass from Kapp (Cox kick)13–17
  • Pittsburgh – Jefferson 12 pass from Nelsen (Clark kick)20–17
  • Minnesota – Hargrove blocked punt recovery (Cox kick)20–24
  • Minnesota – Mackbee 32 interception return (Cox kick)20–31
  • Minnesota – Kapp 11 run (Cox kick)20–38
  • Minnesota – FG Cox 34 20–41
  • Pittsburgh – Kortas 5 fumble return (Clark kick)27–41

Week 12 (Sunday December 3, 1967): Detroit Lions[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 7 14 0 3 24
Lions 0 0 7 7 14

at Tiger Stadium, Detroit, Michigan

  • Game time: 6:45 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Snow
  • Game attendance: 47,713
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring Drives:

  • Pittsburgh – Shy 1 run (Clark kick)7–0
  • Pittsburgh – Shy 1 run (Clark kick)14–0
  • Pittsburgh – Wilburn 66 pass from Nix (Clark kick)21–0
  • Detroit – Farr 3 pass from Plum (Walker kick)21–7
  • Pittsburgh – FG Clark 17 24–7
  • Detroit – Nowatzke 3 run (Yepremian kick)24–14

Week 13 (Sunday December 10, 1967): Washington Redskins[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Redskins 0 9 0 6 15
Steelers 0 3 0 7 10

at Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: Fair
  • Game attendance: 22,251
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring Drives:

  • Washington – Whitfield 2 run (Alford kick)0–7
  • Washington – Safety, Breding blocked punt in end zone 0–9
  • Pittsburgh – FG Clark 20 3–9
  • Pittsburgh – Hilton 3 pass from Nix (Clark kick)10–9
  • Washington – Taylor 33 pass from Jurgensen (kick blocked)10–15

Week 14 (Sunday December 17, 1967): Green Bay Packers[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 7 7 10 0 24
Packers 0 10 0 7 17

at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

  • Game time: 2:05 P.M. EDT
  • Game weather: Snow
  • Game attendance: 50,861
  • Referee:
  • TV announcers:

Scoring Drives:

  • Pittsburgh – McGee 21 interception return (Clark kick)7–0
  • Green Bay – FG Chandler 25 7–3
  • Pittsburgh – Gros 22 run (Clark kick)14–3
  • Green Bay – WIlliams 29 pass from Horn (Chandler kick)14–10
  • Pittsburgh – FG Clark 27 17–10
  • Pittsburgh – Hinton 27 fumble return (Clark kick)24–10
  • Green Bay – Williams 25 run (Chandler kick)24–17

Standings[edit]

Century Division
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Cleveland Browns 9 5 0 .643 334 297
New York Giants 7 7 0 .500 369 379
St. Louis Cardinals 6 7 1 .462 333 356
Pittsburgh Steelers 4 9 1 .308 281 320

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References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 298