Keith Butler: The 3-4 Is ‘Almost Obsolete’

Remember the 3-4 defense? It’s something the Pittsburgh Steelers used to run for a few decades, a change that they made after Joe Greene retired in the early 1980s. It had a good run of about 35 years here, and it see gets its cameo appearance here and there, but...
Via Steelers Depot
4 days ago List Names Joe Greene Steelers’ Greatest Defender

Another day, another list. A couple of days back, the league’s website posted an article listing the best defender of all time for every team in the league. Naturally, that description also included the Pittsburgh Steelers, a team that happens to have a reputation for churning out a handful or... The post List Names Joe Greene Steelers’ Greatest Defender appeared first...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

‘Mean’ Joe Greene, Coca-Cola Kid Reunite 36 Years After Super Bowl Ad (Video)

You know that iconic Super Bowl ad featuring “Mean” Joe Greene and a young boy brave enough to offer the NFL legend a bottle of Coca-Cola? Of course you do. Well, it’s been nearly 40 years since the commercial aired, and Greene and the boy, Tommy Okon, marked the occasion by reuniting for a new video honoring the ad and their friendship. The original commercial debuted...
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Joe Greene reunites with kid from Coca-Cola commercial nearly 40 years later

It’s arguably the most recognizable Super Bowl commercial in history. “Mean” Joe Greene is walking towards the locker room, as a kid offers him help, and then his Coke. In exchange, Greene tosses him his jersey. The two are now set to get back together in a new video to honor the original, which was shot for the upcoming Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials 2016 special on...
Via The Comeback
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

The Kings made a great DeMarcus Cousins Mean Joe Greene parody video

The Mean Joe Greene Coke commercial is one of the most iconic in the history of the medium.  So when it comes to NBA teams pulling out all the stops to try to get All-Star votes for their star players, why wouldn’t you try to duplicate that kind of magic? That’s just what the Sacramento Kings did with this YouTube video trying to rally support for their enigmatic superstar DeMarcus...
Via Awful Announcing
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall: JJ Watt is best defensive player ever

Is JJ Watt the best defensive football player in the history of the sport? Brandon Marshall thinks so. While discussing the Houston Texans’ surge on Showtime’s “Inside the NFL” this week, Marshall praised Watt and called him the best defensive player ever. “I don’t know if there’s another player like JJ Watt,” the New York Jets wide receiver said. “I’m going...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Agnes Greene, Wife Of Steelers Hall Of Famer Joe Greene, Passed Away Saturday

Agnes Greene, the wife of legendary Hall of Fame Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Joe Greene, passed away Saturday, according to Hall of Fame running back Earl Campbell. “Thoughts and prayers to my friend and Pittsburgh Steeler Joe Greene who’s wife just passed,” Campbell wrote on his official Facebook page. “The world is going miss such […] Agnes Greene, Wife Of...
Via Steelers Depot
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Joe Greene Version Of Renegade Fired Up Steelers Fans Sunday Night

A few of you have asked if there’s video footage of the special edition of “Renegade” that featured Hall of Famer Joe Greene that was played during the fourth quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night win over the Baltimore Ravens and it looks like a few clips shot by fans are finally starting to […] Video: Joe Greene Version Of Renegade Fired Up Steelers Fans Sunday...
Via Steelers Depot
November 03, 2014  |  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
July 31, 2014  |  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
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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