1964 Pittsburgh Steelers season
Head coachBuddy Parker
Home fieldPitt Stadium
Results
Record5–9
Division place5th NFL Eastern
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The 1964 Pittsburgh Steelers season was the team's 32nd in the National Football League.

The team played all of their home games at Pitt Stadium, and won five games, while losing nine, resulting in a fifth-place finish in the NFL Eastern Conference. Following the season, the Steelers dismissed head coach Buddy Parker and replaced him with Mike Nixon.

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Time (ET) Result
1 September 13, 1964 Los Angeles Rams L 26–14
2 September 20, 1964 New York Giants W 27–24
3 September 27, 1964 Dallas Cowboys W 23–17
4 October 4, 1964 at Philadelphia Eagles L 21–7
5 October 10, 1964 at Cleveland Browns W 23–7
6 October 18, 1964 at Minnesota Vikings L 30–10
7 October 25, 1964 Philadelphia Eagles L 34–10
8 November 1, 1964 Cleveland Browns L 30–17
9 November 8, 1964 at St. Louis Cardinals L 34–30
10 November 15, 1964 Washington Redskins L 30–0
11 November 22, 1964 at New York Giants W 44–17
12 November 29, 1964 St. Louis Cardinals L 21–20
13 December 6, 1964 at Washington Redskins W 14–7
14 December 13, 1964 at Dallas Cowboys L 17–14

Game summaries

Week 1 (Sunday September 13, 1964): Los Angeles Rams

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 0 13 13 0 26
Steelers 0 7 0 7 14

at Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Scoring drives:

Week 2 (Sunday September 20, 1964): New York Giants

1 2 3 4 Total
Giants 14 0 7 3 24
Steelers 0 13 7 7 27

at Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Scoring drives:

Week 3 (Sunday September 26, 1964): Dallas Cowboys

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 3 7 0 0 10
Steelers 3 6 14 0 23

at Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Scoring drives:

Week 4 (Sunday October 4, 1964): Philadelphia Eagles

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 0 0 7 7
Eagles 7 7 0 7 21

at Franklin Field, Philadelphia

Scoring drives:

Week 5: at Cleveland Browns

Pittsburgh Steelers 23, Cleveland Browns 7
1 2 34Total
Steelers 10 6 7023
Browns 0 7 007

at Cleveland Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio

Game information

Week 6 (Sunday October 18, 1964): Minnesota Vikings

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 3 7 0 0 10
Vikings 6 7 7 10 30

at Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington, Minnesota

Scoring Drives:

Week 7 (Sunday October 25, 1964): Philadelphia Eagles

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

at Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Scoring drives:

Week 8: vs. Cleveland Browns

Cleveland Browns 30, Pittsburgh Steelers 17
1 2 34Total
Browns 0 10 101030
Steelers 0 10 0717

at Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Game information

Week 9 (Sunday November 8, 1964): St. Louis Cardinals

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 3 10 3 14 30
Cardinals 3 10 7 14 34

at Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri

Scoring drives:

Week 10 (Sunday November 15, 1964): Washington Redskins

1 2 3 4 Total
Redskins 7 13 10 0 30
Steelers 0 0 0 0 0

at Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Scoring drives:

Week 11 (Sunday November 22, 1964): New York Giants

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 3 14 20 7 44
Giants 0 3 0 14 17

at Yankee Stadium, The Bronx, New York

Scoring drives:

Week 12 (Sunday November 29, 1964): St. Louis Cardinals

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 7 0 0 14 21
Steelers 0 3 7 10 20

at Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Scoring drives:

Week 13 (Sunday December 6, 1964): Washington Redskins

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

at D.C. Stadium, Washington, D.C.

Scoring drives:

Week 14 (December 13, 1964): Dallas Cowboys

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 0 7 7 14
Cowboys 10 0 0 7 17

at Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Texas

Scoring drives:

Standings

NFL Eastern Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 10 3 1 .769 9–2–1 415 293 W1
St. Louis Cardinals 9 3 2 .750 8–2–2 357 331 W4
Philadelphia Eagles 6 8 0 .429 6–6 312 313 L1
Washington Redskins 6 8 0 .429 5–7 307 305 L2
Dallas Cowboys 5 8 1 .385 4–7–1 250 289 W1
Pittsburgh Steelers 5 9 0 .357 5–7 253 315 L1
New York Giants 2 10 2 .167 2–8–2 241 399 L4

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

Roster

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