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Statisically Speaking

The last time the Pittsburgh Steelers won the Super Bowl was 1980, the same year Jimmy Carter was President, John Lennon was shot and killed, and Ted Turner launched CNN. Next Sunday, the Steelers will have another shot at their fifth Super Bowl ring as they face the Seattle Seahawks in Detroit.

Combined record of the teams Pittsburgh beat in the playoffs: 38–10
Total amount Pittsburgh outscored Indianapolis and Denver in the first halves: 38–6
Number of points by which Pittsburgh favored: 4
Number of years Jerome Bettis had to wait to play in a Super Bowl — coincidentally, in his hometown of Detroit: 13
Number of rings awarded to winning team: 150
Cost of the Lombardi trophy: $25,000