The 1995 Pittsburgh Steelers season was the franchise’s 63rd season as a professional sports franchise and as a member of the National Football League.
This season saw the Steelers return to the Super Bowl for the first time in sixteen years (Super Bowl XIV). The team’s 11–5 finish was good enough for the AFC Central championship and the second seed in the conference.
For the second consecutive season Pittsburgh hosted the AFC Championship Game at home by virtue of the Indianapolis Colts’ that upsetted of the top-seeded Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. The Steelers won the game, but lost to the 1995 Dallas Cowboys in the Super Bowl in a matchup of teams that were looking to join the San Francisco 49ers as the only other team (at the time) to win five Super Bowls. It was the first time in three Super Bowl meetings that the Steelers had lost to the Cowboys. Pittsburgh coach Bill Cowher became (at the time) the youngest head coach to lead his team to the Super Bowl.
After the Super Bowl loss, quarterback Neil O’Donnell signed as a free agent with the New York Jets.