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‘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...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mean Joe Greene reunites with kid in iconic Coca-Cola commercial

Former Steelers linebacker Mean Joe Greene starred in one of the most famous commercials in TV history.The Coca-Cola ad, which featured 9-year-old Tommy Okon offering a tired and worn out Greene his soda and then Greene throwing Okon his game-worn jersey, first hit the air in 1979 and was given a boost during the Super Bowl in 1980.CBS recently reunited the duo, who talked about...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: ‘Mean’ Joe Greene, Coke kid reunite nearly 40 years later

One of the most iconic Super Bowl commercials of all time came nearly 40 years ago when a young kid offered a limping Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker “Mean” Joe Greene his bottle of Coca-Cola. Greene appreciated the generosity and gave him his game-worn jersey in a move that instantly turned every kid in America an evil shade of envy-green. People Magazine did what everyone has...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Greene Reunites With Coca-Cola Kid In Upcoming Super Bowl Commercial Special

If you are around my age or a little bit older, you certainly remember the Coca-Cola commercial that featured Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Famer Joe Greene that first appeared in October 1979 and was shown again during Super Bowl XIV in 1980. That commercial, which featured Greene giving his game-worn... The post Joe Greene Reunites With Coca-Cola Kid In Upcoming Super Bowl Commercial...
Via Steelers Depot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every NFL Defensive Player of the Year since 1971

The AP has awarded its Defensive Player of the Year Award to the NFL's most outstanding defender since 1971. How many can you name?
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals' McCarron had 'Mean Joe' Greene moment with Big Ben

When Cincinnati Bengals quarterback AJ McCarron was a young teenager in Mobile, Ala., he had a chance encounter with Miami-Ohio quarterback Ben Roethlisberger after sneaking into the locker room after his GMAC Bowl win over Louisville.Call it a "Mean Joe" Greene moment, except McCarron was no child actor, and he got a wristband from the football star instead of a jersey. McCarron...
Via Fox Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Bud Dupree Voted Joe Greene Rookie Of The Year

First round pick Bud Dupree has been elected as the 2015 Pittsburgh Steelers’ Joe Greene Rookie Of The Year. Steelers.com’s Missi Matthews was the first to tweet out the news. First-round draft pick @Bud_Dupree2 is the #Steelers 2015 "Joe Greene Great Performance Award" winner for the top rookie. — Missi... The post Bud Dupree Voted Joe Greene Rookie Of The Year appeared first...
Via Steelers Depot
December 31, 2015  |  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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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