We take a look at the Greatest Pittsburgh Steelers All-Time Rosters In History. This post rated the three bests and greatest in the History of the Steelers.
After four decades, Joe Greene is one of the greatest the defensive tackle genius Coach Chuck Noll called to make his first draft pick in 1969. In Pittsburgh, Joe Greene played for 13 seasons where he helped in bringing four championships to the city.
ACCOLADES GAINED BY GREENE
10x Pro Bowl
2x Defensive Player of the Year
4x Super Bowl Champion 1969
Defensive Rookie of the Year
Hall of Fame Class of 1987
Jack Lambert is an undersized 204-pound rookie in 1974, Jack Lambert was slated to serve as a backup outside linebacker until middle linebacker Henry Davis went down with an injury. Lambert stepped into the starting middle linebacker role, where he stayed until ’84.
ACCOLADES GAINED BY JACK
9x Pro Bowl
Defensive Rookie of the Year 1x
Defensive Player of the Year 4x
Super Bowl Champion Hall of Fame Class of 1990
In the 1970s, the Steelers were known for their mean, tenacious, stingy defense. However, they had bullies on both sides of the ball, and the toughest offensive line in the business. Mike Webster was the leader of that offensive line, and one of the best centers ever to play the game.
- 9x Pro Bowl
- 5x All Pro
- 4x Super Bowl Champion
- Hall of Fame Class of 1997
Drafted in 1974, Webster served as backup to longtime Steelers center Ray Mansfield before taking over the starting job in 1976. From ’78 to ’87 he made nine Pro Bowls and was a five-time first-team All-Pro selection. He was a member of four Steelers Super Bowl champion teams.