The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: Baltimore At Steelers 2014

SNSGBUSteeler Nation,what a night! Not only did the Steelers retire All Time great Mean Joe Greene‘s number but the Pittsburgh Steelers faced off with the Baltimore Ravens in a pivotal divisional match-up.When the smoke cleared, the Steelers came out of the game with an impressive 43-23 victory.

The Steelers’ defense played a very physical game in classic “Mean Joe” style and Ben Roethlisberger and the offense went off for another 6 touchdowns!

Let’s take a look at the Good, the Bad & the Ugly of the Steelers 43-23 win Sunday night over the Baltimore Ravens. Continue reading The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: Baltimore At Steelers 2014

Mean Joe Is Not A Legend, He Is The Legend

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Charles Edward Greene, better known as “Mean” Joe Greene was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 1969 NFL Draft. From that day, the days of a losing franchise were over. The Steelers did not just find a cornerstone of a dominating defense, they found the cornerstone of their entire franchise.

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Joe Greene Throws In The Towel

It’s always sad to see a legend retire. In this case, the Pittsburgh Steelers have seen “Mean” Joe Greene walk away for the third time now. Once as a player who was the cornerstone of the dynasty they built in the 1970’s, when the franchise won four Super Bowls with the “Steel Curtain.” Once as a coach when Greene was the defensive line coach for the Steelers from 1987-1992. Lastly, as a scout for the the personnel department.

Mean Joe became a part of the personnel department in 2004 and scouted both college and pro players for the Director of Football Operations, Kevin Colbert. Greene was Chuck Noll‘s first draft pick as a head coach. In fact, when he was hired as head coach of the Steelers from being the Baltimore Colts’ defensive coordinator, he was told about how all Pittsburgh sports teams had terrible records. They were even called “The City of Losers” Noll said: We’ll change history.” Continue reading Joe Greene Throws In The Towel

The Unsung Great One

ChuckNollSteeler Nation we all have grown to know the Steeler tradition and have heard many talk about “The Steeler Way”. Many of us have grown up and know no other way. The Rooney’s are a huge part of this tradition and “way” of doing things .

There is another key architect of the “Steeler Way” and tradition. A major contributor of the winning way we know today that has gone unsung by many so called football experts . That man is Charles Henry Noll. Continue reading The Unsung Great One