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Joe Greene

Charles Edward Greene (Mean Joe)

Position: DT
Height: 6-4    Weight: 275 lbs.

Born: September 24, 1946 in Temple, TX
High School: Dunbar
College: North Texas   (school history)    (Greene college stats)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1969 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 104 (91st overall since 1950)
10-time Pro Bowler & 5-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1987

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Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1969*+ 23 PIT LDT 72 14 14 8
1970* 24 PIT LDT 75 14 14 8
1971* 25 PIT LDT 75 14 14 0 0 3 3 0 9
1972*+ 26 PIT LDT 75 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 16
1973*+ 27 PIT LDT 75 14 13 0 0 2 0 0 14
1974*+ 28 PIT LDT 75 14 14 1 26 0 26 0 0 1 4 7 0 15
1975* 29 PIT LDT 75 10 9 10
1976* 30 PIT LDT 75 14 14 13
1977+ 31 PIT LDT 75 13 13 0 0 1 0 0 12
1978* 32 PIT LDT 75 16 16 0 0 5 0 0 12
1979* 33 PIT LDT 75 15 15 9
1980 34 PIT LDT 75 15 15 7
1981 35 PIT ldt 75 14 7 4
Career 181 172 1 26 0 26 0 0 1 16 10 0 137

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1972*+ 26 PIT LDT 2 2
1973*+ 27 PIT LDT 1 1
1974 ❍ 28 PIT LDT 3 3 1 10 0 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.0
1975 ❍ 29 PIT LDT 2 2
1976* 30 PIT LDT 2 2 1.0
1977+ 31 PIT LDT 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
1978 ❍ 32 PIT LDT 3 3 4.0
1979 ❍ 33 PIT LDT 3 3 1.0
Career 17 17 1 10 0 10 0 0 0 2 0 0 7.0

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams