Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 8/5/12
The Pittsburgh Steelers said goodbye to four members of their Super Bowl XL Championship team on Friday night in Latrobe, ending an era that will never be forgotten by Steeler Nation. These former pro bowlers, Joey Porter, Willie Parker, Aaron Smith and Marvel Smith, all have different legacies within the organization, but their imprint and what they did for the franchise will never be forgotten as they head toward retirement.During his career, Porter was a boisterous and emotional leader on defense. The one time undersized defensive end in college found his niche in the Steelers defense, eventually becoming one of the most feared pass rushers in the league. More importantly, he was a physical presence that more often than not, provided an intimidation factor that got into the minds of opponents. Although he was released by the Steelers in 2007, he finished his career by playing for Miami Dolphins and Arizona Cardinals, fans will always remember him for his swagger and as a Steeler....
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