Stats Speaking

The Pittsburgh Steelers, with fans who bleed black and gold and with that famous “terrible towel,” are the oldest and most championed franchise in the AFC. Owned by the Rooney family since their founding, the Steelers have proven themselves time and time again on the football field. They will face the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa, Fla. on Feb. 1. Here are some statistics about the Pittsburgh Steelers:

Number of AFC Championship games played in: 14

Number of times representing the AFC in the Super Bowl: 7

Number of Super Bowl Championship games won: 5

Number of points Steelers are picked to win the Super Bowl by: 6.5

Estimated number of people who will watch the Super Bowl: 99.1 to 100 million