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Steelers Will Officially Retire Joe Greene’s Number 75 Jersey in Week 9

During their week 9 match-up with the Baltimore Ravens, the Pittsburgh Steelers will honor “Mean” Joe Greene by retiring his number 75 jersey. For most teams these ceremonies are a regular fixture of most seasons, but for the Steelers this is a big honor.   The decision was made at a 2 PM press conference today. Art Rooney II along with Dan Rooney made the announcement that...
Via SteelBlitz Steelers Blog
8 hours 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
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Retiring Mean Joe Greene’s #75

One of the best and most fitting nicknames ever. We have retired Joe Greene’s No. 75 — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) July 30, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers to Retire ‘Mean Joe’ Greene’s #75

Both Dan Rooney and so Art Rooney II announced the Pittsburgh Steelers would be retiring the number 75 jersey of Mean Joe Greene. He becomes just the second player in Steelers’ history to have his number retired. Ernie Stautner’s number 70 was retired decades ago. The honor will be bestowed on Greene when the Baltimore Ravens come to town on November 2nd for a Sunday Night game...
Via Steel City Blitz
9 hours 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
9 hours 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

“Mean” Joe Greene Retires From Steelers Player Personnel Department

One of the most beloved Steelers legends, Joe Greene, or ‘Mean Joe’ as other players called him during his playing days, has chosen to retire from the Pittsburgh Steelers organization.  Greene was a member of the Steelers’ player personnel department for nine years as a special assistant to General Manager Kevin Colbert. In 1984, Greene was inducted into the Pro Football Hall...
Via SteelBlitz Steelers Blog
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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