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Pittsburgh Steelers coach Chuck Noll smiles as he watches his team play to a 16-6 victory over the Minnesota Vikings during the Super Bowl IX game at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, La., on Jan. 12, 1975. At right is Joe Gilliam (17). (AP Photo)
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The Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney, center in dark suit, joins his team in prayer in the dressing room after they won the Super Bowl IX game at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, La., on Jan. 12, 1975. The Steelers beat the Minnesota Vikings, 16-6. (AP Photo)
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This is the scene prior to the start of Super Bowl IX, matching the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Minnesota Vikings at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, La., Jan. 12, 1975. (AP Photo/Boone)
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw (12) calls the signals to his teammates during Super Bowl IX game against the Minnesota Vikings at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, La., on Jan. 12, 1975. (AP Photo)
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Pittsburgh Steelers' Franco Harris runs into the end zone to score early in third quarter action of Super Bowl IX against Minnesota Vikings at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, La., Jan. 12, 1975. Pursuing Harris is Jackie Wallace (25) of the Vikings. (AP Photo)
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Pittsburgh Steelers Lynn Swann dives as he catches a pass from quarterback Terry Bradshaw during Super Bowl X in Miami, Fla., on Sunday, Jan. 18, 1976. (AP Photo)
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Dwight White (78), a member of Pittsburgh’s vaunted “Steel Curtain” defense, chases down Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach in the second quarter of Super Bowl X in Miami, Jan. 18, 1976. The Steelers come-from-behind 21-17 win made this one of the most entertaining games in the first Super Bowl decade. (AP Photo)
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Pittsburgh Steelers' Lynn Swann (88) is lifted into the air by teammate Jack Lambert (58) after Swann caught a touchdown pass from Terry Bradshaw in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl X against the Dallas Cowboys at the Orange Bowl in Miami, FL., on Jan. 18, 1976 . Reacting on the field are, from left, Jim Clack (50), Reggie Garrett (86), and Mike Collier (44). Steelers won 21-17. (AP Photo/stf)
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver John Stallworth (82) goes high to haul in a pass from Terry Bradshaw and score the first Steeler touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys in the first quarter of Super Bowl XIII in Miami, on Jan. 21, 1979. (AP Photo)
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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Franco Harris carries the ball into the end zone for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl VIII with the Dallas Cowboys in Miami, Jan. 21, 1979. (AP Photo)
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The body of the Dallas Cowboys' tight end Jackie Smith goes rigid as he reacts to missing a touchdown pass in the end zone that would have tied the game in the third quarter of Super Bowl XIII in Miami Sunday, January 21, 1979. Picking up the incomplete pass is Steelers' cornerback Ron Johnson. The Steelers won 35-31. (AP Photo/Charlie Kelly)
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw holds up one finger, indicating his team is No. 1, in the closing minutes of the Super Bowl, in Miami, Fla, on January 21, 1979. The Steelers defeated the Dallas Cowboys 35-31. (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck)
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Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jack Lambert (58) comes down under the foot of Los Angeles Rams receiver Ron Smith (84) after Lambert intercepted Rams pass in fourth quarter of Super Bowl XIV Sunday, January 20, 1980 in Pasadena, California. Lambert's interception helped spark Steelers 31-19 win. (AP Photo/stf)
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Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jack Lambert manages a gap-toothed smile during a sideline break in Sunday's Super Bowl XIV meeting with the Los Angeles Rams in Pasadena, Calif., Jan. 21, 1980. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)
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Pittsburgh Steelers Lynn Swann (88), John Stallworth (82) and Franco Harris (32) watch field action while Steelers defensive unit takes on the Los Angeles Rams during Super Bowl XIV at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 20, 1980. The Steelers defeated the Rams 31-19. (AP Photo)
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Dallas Cowboys Emmitt Smith (22) works for a long gain of 23 yards against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1st quarter of Super Bowl XXX in Tempe, Ariz., on Sunday, Jan. 28, 1996. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw throws up both his arms and indicates his team is No. 1 after the Steelers won their fourth Super Bowl over the Los Angeles Rams, in Pasadena, Calif., on January 20, 1980. (AP Photo/Pete Leabo)
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Neil O'Donnell is sacked by Dallas Cowboys Chad Hennings, right, during second quarter action at the Super Bowl XXX in Tempe, Ariz. Sunday Jan. 28, 1996. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman (8) celebrates his teammate Emmitt Smith's touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third quarter at Super Bowl XXX in Temppe, Arizona, Jan. 28, 1996. (AP Photo/Michael S. Green)
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SPECIAL TO THE PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE REVIEW--Pittsburgh Steeler Levon Kirkland (99) pressures Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman during the first half of the Steeler Cowboys Super Bowl XXX game at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona Sunday, Jan. 28, 1996.(AP Photo/Reeger/Pittsburgh Tribune Review)
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Dallas Cowboys safety Scott Case, rear, takes down Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Andre Hastings (88) after an incomplete pass by Steelers quarterback Neil O'Donnell during Super Bowl XXX Sunday Jan. 28, 1996 in Tempe Ariz. (AP Photo/Ed reinke)
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Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brentson Buckner (96) hides his emotions in the final moments of the Steeler Cowboys Super Bowl XXX game at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona Sunday, Jan. 28, 1996.(AP Photo/Reeger/Pittsburgh Tribune Review)
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Hines Ward holds nearly every Steelers receiving record and also has a Super Bowl MVP award to his credit.
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BLR XL Q1 2 -- Barry Reeger/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review -- Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck throws a pass over Steelers Kimo von Oelhoffen during the first quarter of Super Bowl XL in Detroit, MI on Sunday, February 5, 2006.
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Ben Roethlisberger celebrates with coach Bill Cowher Super Bowl, February 5, 2006 BLR XL Q4 1
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Chaz Palla/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review -- Super Bowl MVP Hines Ward holds the Lombardi Trophy after Super Bowl XL in Detroit, MI on Sunday, February 5, 2006.
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Mike Tomlin at Super Bowl 43, Feb. 1, 2009 in Raymond James Stadium.
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Brett Keisel with his kid at Super Bowl 43, February 1, 2009 in Raymond James Stadium. Photo by Chaz Palla
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Larry Fitzgerald breaks away from Troy Polamalu at Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa, Fla., February 1, 2009. Photo by Chaz Palla Q4 26
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D. Rodgers-Cromartie tips pass beside Santonio Holmes at Super Bowl 43, February 1, 2009 in Raymond James Stadium. Photo by Chaz Palla
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Darnell Dockett sacks Roethlisberger at Super Bowl 43, February 1, 2009 in Raymond James Stadium. Photo by Chaz Palla
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Pittsburgh's Ben Roethlisberger scrambles during Super Bowl XLV, Sunday, February 06, 2011. (Chaz Palla| Tribune-Review)
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Pittsburgh's Antwaan Randle El reaches to catch a pass during Super Bowl XLV, Sunday, February 06, 2011. (Chaz Palla| Tribune-Review)
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Pittsburgh's James Farrior attempts to tackle Bay's Donald Driver during Super Bowl XLV, Sunday, February 06, 2011. (Chaz Palla| Tribune-Review)
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Pittsburgh's Rashard Mendenhall scrambles to escape Green Bay's Desmond Bishop during Super Bowl XLV, Sunday, February 06, 2011. (Chaz Palla| Tribune-Review)

Since the first Super Bowl, played on January 15, 1967 when the Green Bay Packers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs, 35–10, the Pittsburgh Steelers have made eight appearances, winning six Lombardi Trophies.

Super Bowl IX

Steelers 16, Minnesota Vikings 6


Super Bowl X

Steelers 21, Dallas Cowboys 17


Super Bowl XIII

Steelers 35, Cowboys 31


Super Bowl XIV

Steelers 31, Los Angeles Rams 19


Super Bowl XXX

Cowboys 27, Steelers 17


Super Bowl XL

Steelers 21, Seattle Seahawks 10


Super Bowl XLIII

Steelers 27, Arizona Cardinals 23


Super Bowl XLV

Green Bay Packers 31, Steelers 25

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