JOE GREENE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bob Brown was the one player who intimidated Mean Joe Greene

Mean Joe Greene is known as perhaps the toughest player in NFL history, but he admits there was one guy who could get the best of him on the field. Greene, the Hall of Fame Steelers defensive lineman, appeared on PFT Live and, when first asked whether he was ever intimidated during his playing days,…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 hours ago

Joe Greene didn’t want to play in Pittsburgh

Strange as it may sound to folks who have followed football for most of the last five decades, the Steelers at one point stunk. They stunk bad. The turning point, in hindsight, came with the hiring of coach Chuck Noll in 1969. When Noll and the Steelers made defensive tackle Joe Greene the fourth overall…
Via Pro Football Talk
17 hours ago

Joe Greene Says He Would Have Probably Said Goodbye To Antonio Brown

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed wide receiver Antonio Brown to a very lucrative contract extension several weeks ago and one former player, who just so happens to be the franchises’ greatest player of all-time in the opinion of many people, probably wouldn’t have done that if it were him making the...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago

‘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
January 29, 2016  |  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
January 28, 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

Agnes Greene, Wife Of Steelers Hall Of Famer Joe Greene, Passed Away Saturday

Agnes Greene, the wife of legendary Hall of Fame Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Joe Greene, passed away Saturday, according to Hall of Fame running back Earl Campbell. “Thoughts and prayers to my friend and Pittsburgh Steeler Joe Greene who’s wife just passed,” Campbell wrote on his official Facebook page. “The world is going miss such […] Agnes Greene, Wife Of...
Via Steelers Depot
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Joe Greene Version Of Renegade Fired Up Steelers Fans Sunday Night

A few of you have asked if there’s video footage of the special edition of “Renegade” that featured Hall of Famer Joe Greene that was played during the fourth quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night win over the Baltimore Ravens and it looks like a few clips shot by fans are finally starting to […] Video: Joe Greene Version Of Renegade Fired Up Steelers Fans Sunday...
Via Steelers Depot
November 03, 2014  |  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
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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