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Paying Homage To Joe Greene

By Beth Myncin The City of Champions, Sixburgh, Blitzburgh or whatever “name” you have for the city of Pittsburgh, it is a place surrounded by the remembrance of our sports greats. Coming into Pittsburgh International Airport, one of the first things you will notice is the large Franco Harris statute welcoming you to the city. […] Paying Homage To Joe Greene is a post from...
Via Steelers Depot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Honor a Legend: “Mean” Joe Greene

On Wednesday, July 30, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that they will retire jersey number 75 in honor of the amazing contributions that Charles Edward Greene (aka “Mean” Joe Greene) made to the Steelers organization. Greene had an incredible 13 years career as an elite football player and was the “cornerstone” of one of the most feared Defenses in NFL history.” Greene...
Via Football Nation
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Retiring 75 Helps Reclaim Glories Of A Fading Legacy

If Joe Greene and Ernie Stautner are the litmus test by which jersey numbers are measured, then it’s probably not smart money to place your bets on seeing the Pittsburgh Steelers retiring any more numbers in the near future. 2014 marks the 45th year since Greene was drafted at the top of the class by […] Steelers Retiring 75 Helps Reclaim Glories Of A Fading Legacy is a post...
Via Steelers Depot
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Will Officially Retire Joe Greene’s #75

Here’s a story I’m happy to write. The Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to formally retire Hall of Fame defensive tackle Joe Greene’s #75 jersey. No Steeler has worn that number since the legendary Mean Joe, and now no Steeler will ever wear it again. Joe Greene is the greatest and most important player in this franchise’s history, and I wrote about him a few years ago:...
Via Blitzburgh Blog
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers To Retire Joe Greene’s No. 75 This Season

During a Wednesday afternoon press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II announced that the team will retire the No. 75 jersey this year to honor Hall of Fame defensive lineman Joe Greene. Green’s number will be just the second number retired by the Steelers in the history of the franchise. Ernie Stautner, who […] Steelers To Retire Joe Greene’s No....
Via Steelers Depot
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Did ‘Mean Joe’ See This Coming?

Back in May, Pittsburgh Steelers’ Hall of Famer ‘Mean’ Joe Greene officially retired from his duties in the team’s front office. Greene did not leave quietly and had some parting comments as he left the organization he had been with since 1969. I went back and re-visited some of what I wrote the day after his announcement and I can’t help but wonder if his words shouldn’t...
Via Steel City Blitz
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Greene retires from Steelers job

Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Famer Joe Greene is stepping down from his role in the team's player personnel department. Greene announced his retirement on Monday. He had spent the past nine years as a special assistant for pro and college personnel for general manager Kevin Colbert. The 66-year-old Greene says he enjoyed his time scouting for the Steelers and will miss working...
Via Fox Sports
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Greene steps down from Steelers' scouting role

Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Famer Joe Greene is stepping down from his role in the team's player personnel department. Greene announced his retirement on Monday. He had spent the last nine years as a special assistant for pro and college personnel for general manager Kevin Colbert. The 66-year-old Greene says he enjoyed his time scouting for the Steelers and will miss working...
Via AP on Fox
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mean Joe Greene Commercial To Be Re-Done...By Downy?

I'm sure most of us have seen this commercial, probably multiple times. But on Sunday, we're going to be seeing Mean Joe Greene again...only he won't be shilling Coca-Cola. Downy, you know, the fabric softener company, is bringing Greene back for a commercial during Super Bowl Sunday. Instead of getting a bottle of Coke, Greene will instead be getting a bottle of Downy...
Via Awful Announcing
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Mean Joe Greene Scores 8th Round KO, 2nd Win in Comeback

Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions wishes to congratulate his fighter, super middleweight contender "Mean" Joe Greene (23-1, 15 KOs), for his KO 8 over Jackson, Tennessee's Nathan Bedwell at the Frank Cochran Center in Meridian, Mississippi, on Saturday night. The quick victory was Greene's second since his comeback began in October. He took more than a year...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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