There are very few people in the history of the NFL who have had a greater impact on one franchise than Joe Greene has had on the Pittsburgh Steelers
When I played, our success was based on the people there -- the players, coaches and front office -- and I felt the same way when I was in scouting ... The people were very important to me, brought me along and made me feel comfortable, and I thought we made a pretty good team together. The people that I was working with made it all good for me -- made it important to me -- made it special. I will miss everyone in the Steelers organization.
We needed to see him run, and we needed to see him do the linebacker drills to see how he would work out doing those drills ... At Pittsburgh, he’ll be too small to play defensive end. We need him as a linebacker. For a defensive end who’s trying to play linebacker, I thought he did pretty good.More quotes »
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and one of the leagueÂs all-time greats at the position doesnÂt disagree. ÂCould be,Â Hall-of-Fame defensive tackle Mean Joe Greene, in town for the Gridiron Greats Hall-of-Fame dinner, told the Free Press today. ÂI wouldnÂt argue that.Â Greene, the former from Detroit Free Press Read more »
Jerry Micco's sports chat transcript: 5.15.13
#2: Yes (53%) Chunkles: Jerry, recently reading about Joe Greene retiring, the 70's Steelers are falling off. Has the PG tried to get an interview with the Emperor? I know Chuck has been ill but wouldn't it be nice to hear from him and the stories he could from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Read more »
Metro+state: Former NFL stars to sign autographs in Novi
AUTOGRAPHS: Former NFL stars Joe Greene, Chris Spielman, Herman Moore, Charlie Sanders, Lem Barney, Doug English and Bubba Baker headline an 18-player lineup for an autograph signing and sports memorabilia show from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Suburban from Detroit Free Press Read more »
Steelers Hall of Famer Jack Butler dies at 85
insight helped Pittsburgh draft nine players that would all precede him in the Hall of Fame, including Terry Bradshaw and Joe Greene. The group became the core of a franchise for the better part of a decade, helping Pittsburgh win four Super Bowls in the span from Sify Read more »
Ryan Clark's comment regarding a culture of money is missing a big point
comments. Appearing on ESPN's First Take on Wednesday, Clark echoed the comments made by Steelers Hall of Famer "Mean" Joe Greene, adding, "The culture we have now is about money," Clark said. "The Steelers were a team that kept that away from the organization from Behind the Steel Curtain Read more »