The story of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season was retold today when the team unveiled its annual season highlight film, “Test of Mettle,” at a special screening at Heinz Field.
The film, which premiered in the East Club Lounge at Heinz Field, details the Steelers’ 2013 campaign, which was the team’s 81st season in the National Football League. Despite early struggles, the team finished the season strong, winning six out of its final eight contests.
Part of the reason for the second-half success was the Steelers’ offense, which scored 20 or more points in nine straight games to end the season. Quarterback
Viewers were also witnesses to the strong performances by the Steelers’ defense, led by safety
Overall, the Steelers defense finished top-10 in the NFL in 12 categories, including fewest yards allowed after the catch, fewest passing touchdowns, fewest run plays of 10 yards and fewest first downs allowed.
“Test of Mettle” was produced by Bethel Park-native John Weiss of NFL Films, his 24th Steelers highlight project. KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert narrates the video, while the Steelers broadcast team of Bill Hillgrove and former Steelers Tunch Ilkin and Craig Wolfley are featured in radio calls of game action.