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Defensive Tackle (1969-81) Elected: 1987 Leader of the “Steel Curtain” defense during the 1970s, Joe Greene dominated the NFL

Charles Edward Greene, known as “Mean Joe” Greene, (born September 24, 1946) is a former all-pro American football defensive tackle who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL. Throughout the early 1970s he was one of the most dominant defensive players in the NFL . He is considered by many to be one of the greatest defensive linemen ever and was the cornerstone of the legendary “Steel Curtain” defense.He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and a four-time Super Bowl champion

Harvey Martin (1950 - 2001) Football player, played defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys, 1978 Super Bowl MVP, 1977 NFL Defensive Player of the Year

ILB: Jack Lambert Two-time NFL Defensive Player of Year, vicious tackler, excellent play recognition and reaction speed, great pass defense, 28 career INTs, 17 fumble recoveries, and shit, look at him.

Jack Lambert / Recognized by the Pro Football Hall of Fame as "the premier linebacker of his era," Lambert was the starting middle linebacker for four Super Bowl-winning teams in an 11 year career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Lambert amassed 28 career interceptions, 1,479 career tackles (1,045 solo), and (officially) 23½ sacks. In a nine-year span, Jack Lambert was named to nine straight Pro Bowls and was NFL Defensive Player of the Year once.


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No collection of Super Bowl memories would be complete without acknowledging the awesome Steeler dynasty of the 1970s. With the NFL's best offense AND defense, how could they not dominate?

Larry Allen Position: Guard/tackle. Height, playing weight: 6-3, 325 Years/teams: 1994-2005 Dallas Cowboys, 2006-07 San Francisco 49ers. ... 14 seasons, 203 games. CAREER HIGHLIGHTS First-year eligible. ... Selected by Cowboys in second round (46th player overall) of 1994 draft. ... Versatile, played every position on offensive line except center during 12 seasons with Dallas. ... Led way in second season for Emmitt Smith, who set Cowboys' franchise record with 1,773 yards. ... Started…