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Head to Head comparison: Patriots vs. Steelers

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Editor's Note: I must admit, this is not my work although I wish it was.  Mad, Mad Props to our very own NESilver for digging through the records and putting this fine post together.

New England Patriots (2000-2008)
Regular season: 102-42 (.708)
Playoffs: 14-3 (.824)
Overall record: 116-45 (.720)

Division titles: 6
Playoff appearances: 6
AFC title games: 5 (4-1)
Super Bowl appearances: 4
Super Bowl championships: 3

Records include…
Most consecutive wins in postseason – 10 (2001-2005)
21-game winning streak (regular season + playoffs) (2003-2004)
21-game winning streak (regular season only) (2006-2008)
Most points scored in history – 589 points (2007)
First 16-0 team in NFL history (2007)
Most touchdowns thrown by a QB in single-season – 50 TD’s by Tom Brady (2007)
Most touchdown receptions by a WR in single-season – 23 TD’s by Randy Moss (2007)
etc.

Pittsburgh Steelers (2000-2008)
Regular season: 94-49-1 (.653)
Playoffs: 10-4 (.714)
Overall record: 104-53-1 (.658)

Division titles: 5
Playoff appearances: 6
AFC title games: 4 (2-2)
Super Bowl appearances: 2
Super Bowl championships: 2

Records include…
Most regular season wins by Rookie QB – 13 (2004)
Longest regular season win streak to start a career by NFL QB – 15 (2004-2005)
Youngest QB to ever win Super Bowl (2005)
Lowest passer rating for Super Bowl winning QB – 22.6 (2005)
First team to reach six Super Bowl titles (2008)
etc.

Head-to-Head (2000-2008)
Regular season: 3-2 — Patriots
Playoffs: 2-0 — Patriots
Overall record: 5-2 — Patriots