Pittsburgh Steelers

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The Pittsburgh Steelers play in the NFC North, playing their home games at Heinz Field.

The Steelers are the oldest and most championed franchise in the AFC. Originally named the Pittsburgh Pirates, the team joined the NFL in 1933 when owner Art Rooney Sr. paid a US$2,500 franchise fee to the league The team has appeared in six Super Bowls and, along with the San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys, is one of three teams to have won the Super Bowl five times. They have appeared in 13 Conference Championship Games and have hosted more conference championship games than any other NFL franchise. They are the only team in NFL playoff history to win a Super Bowl after being seeded sixth in the playoffs, winning three consecutive games on the road followed by a Super Bowl XL victory in Detroit on February 5, 2006 against the Seattle Seahawks. They are also the only sixth-seeded team in NFL history to advance to a conference championship game as well as win one.

Their record against the Jets is 15-3 in favor of the Steelers. The Steelers also lead the playoff series 1-0.

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