JOE GREENE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Oakland Raiders: Still one of the best franchises in the NFL

The Oakland Raiders are in a holding pattern until the off season starts. The time to build will be upon them very soon. This is a good time to look back at the storied history of this franchise. Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end, “Mean” Joe Greene said it best when he said: “The road to the Super Bowl in the AFC went through Oakland. To achieve your dreams as a team, you had...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Rookie Le'Veon Bell wins award

LeVeon Bell was named the 2013, Pittsburgh Chapter of Pro Football Writers of Americas annual awards. Bell, the Steelers second-round draft selection in 2013, received the Joe Greene Great Performance Award, given to the Steelers outstanding rookie. Bell has started 12 straight games at running back after missing the seasons first three games due to a foot injury. Bell has 770 r...
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December 24, 2013  |  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

Ryan Clark is a Perfect Example of the Today’s Athlete

I’m just going to go ahead and get this out of the way. I’m old school. I’ve had my face mask grabbed by coaches. I’ve done suicides on a basketball court to the point of vomiting and I also learned valuable lessons about being a teammate, a leader and putting things other than myself first. Obviously this is the reason I struggle so much with the majority of today’s athletes...
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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

‘Who’s Joe Greene?’ – Fans’ Reaction Following Steelers 1969 NFL Draft

On Monday, Hall of Famer Joe Greene retired from the Pittsburgh Steelers personnel department and I couldn't help but think about the story in the Jan 28, 1969 edition of The Pittsburgh Press following the selection of Greene in the first round of the NFL draft.  The fan reaction almost reads like modern day tweets on Twitter following a draft. I don't know who the author...
Via Steelers Depot
May 07, 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

Joe Greene steps down from Steelers' scouting role

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 last 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 AP on Fox
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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