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The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Kickers Of All Time

List Rules
Vote up kickers based only on their performance with the Steelers.

The best Pittsburgh Steelers kickers ever have all had a part in some of the biggest moments in franchise history. NFL games can be won and lost by one or two points, making every made or missed kick of the greatest importance and every starting kicker a potential hero.

While recent stars like Jeff Reed and Chris Boswell have made their mark in the Steelers’ past, early standouts like Gary Anderson and Roy Gerela helped craft their own legacies in the old days of the franchise.

So which of these kickers from Pittsburgh history deserves to rank near the top of the list? Who is the best Steelers kicker of all-time? Vote below, and check back to see what other football fans thought.

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  • Steelers careers: 2015–present

    Career accomplishments: 
    Pro Bowl (2017)

  • Steelers career: 1982–1994

    Career accomplishments:
    3× Pro Bowl (1983, 1985, 1993)
    1985 first-team All-Pro
    1983 second-team All-Pro
    NFL 1990s All-Decade Team
    NFL 1980s All-Decade Team
    Pittsburgh Steelers All-Time Team

  • Steelers careers: 1971–1978

    Career accomplishments:
    2× Pro Bowl selection (1972, 1974)
    3× Super Bowl champion (IX, X, XIII)
    1× PFW Golden Toe Award (1974)

  • Steelers career: 2002–2010

    Career accomplishments: 
    2× Super Bowl champion (XL, XLIII)

  • Steelers career: 1942, 1945–1946

    Career accomplishments: 
    2× First-team All-Pro (1942, 1946)
    NFL Most Valuable Player (1946)
    2× NFL rushing yards leader (1942, 1946)
    NFL interceptions leader (1946)
    NFL 1940s All-Decade Team
    Pittsburgh Steelers Legends team

  • Steelers career: 1995–1998

  • Steelers career: 2005, 2010–2015

     

  • Steelers career: 1979–1980

    Career accomplishments: 
    Super Bowl XIV champion

  • Steelers career: 1968

  • Steelers career: 1961–1963

    Career accomplishments: 
    2× Pro Bowl (1962, 1963)

  • Allan Watson
    11

    Allan Watson

    Steelers career: 1970

  • Steelers career: 1964–1967

    Career accomplishments:
    Pro Bowl selection (1966)

  • Steelers career: 1955–1957

  • Matthew McCrane
    14

    Matthew McCrane

    Steelers career: 2018

  • Steelers career: 1947–1949

  • Steelers career: 1999–2001

  • David Trout
    17

    David Trout

    Steelers career: 1981, 1987

  • Tom Miner
    18

    Tom Miner

    Steelers career: 1958

  • Steelers career: 2016

  • Steelers career: 1945

  • Steelers career: 1953–1954

  • Steelers career: 2015

    Career accomplishments: 
    Tied NFL record for most 50+ yard field goals in a single game (3)

  • Steelers career: 1955

  • Paul Held
    24

    Paul Held

    Steelers career: 1954

  • Steelers career: 2002