They aren’t The Steel Curtain defense or Jack Lambert or even Jack Ham. Donnie Shell and Rod Woodson aren’t roaming in the secondary with Mel Blount looking to know your head off. They are the Steelers defense, however, which could present a major issue for the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.Just the thought of the name could send chills up the spines of the younger Jaguars offensive...
When I look at Khalil Mack, I see a more intense version of Wilbur Marshall. For those of you who are old enough to remember the former Florida, Bears and Redskins great, he was a terror and great defensive player.The same could be said for Mack, a player who the NFL knew everything about and were waiting to see if the player who played for a small college and hits like Jack Lambert...
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Continuing on with the great linebackers in Pittsburgh Steelers history we come to arguably the greatest inside linebacker to ever play the game.
In cover32′s list of greatest players in all 32 team’s history—this man was chosen to represent the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The greatest inside linebacker ever drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers is:
I mean just look at the guy.Photo...
Hint: Much like Jack Ham, this is an easy one.
In fact, on Tuesday cover32 released every team’s all-time greatest player. They chose Jack Lambert, who is clearly one of the Steelers all-time greats.
However, I believe that the greatest defensive tackle is also the greatest Steeler ever.
And that man is:
“Mean” Joe Greene
Was there ever any doubt?
The man dominated the defensive...