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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-...): 103 (92nd 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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All-Time Rank: #24. Mike Ditka… #25. Joe Montana… #26. Bob Lilly… #27. JOE GREENE… #28. Sonny Jurgensen… #29. Warren Sapp… #30. Fran Tarkenton… 

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD 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 11
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 0 136
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Merlin Olsen*, Wally Chambers, Ernie Stautner*, Richard Seymour, Tommie Harris, Roger Brown, Julius Peppers, Earl Faison, Tom Sestak, Don Floyd
4 Richard Seymour, Roger Brown, Julius Peppers, Bruce Smith*, Bill Stanfill, Warren Sapp*, Stan Jones*, Earl Faison, Tommie Harris, Wally Chambers
5 Julius Peppers, Bruce Smith*, Richard Seymour, Tom Sestak, Warren Sapp*, Bill Stanfill, Kevin Williams, Earl Faison, Leo Nomellini*, John Henderson
6 Richard Seymour, Julius Peppers, Tom Sestak, Bobby Bell*, Bruce Smith*, Bill Stanfill, Kevin Williams, Roger Brown, Rickey Jackson*, Jason Taylor
7 Bobby Bell*, Julius Peppers, Buck Buchanan*, Richard Seymour, Bob Baumhower, Kevin Williams, Rickey Jackson*, Merlin Olsen*, Jared Allen, Bruce Smith*
8 Bobby Bell*, Bob Baumhower, Julius Peppers, Kevin Williams, Jared Allen, Buck Buchanan*, Merlin Olsen*, Richard Seymour, Jason Taylor, Ray Childress
9 Bobby Bell*, Ray Childress, Merlin Olsen*, Bob Lilly*, Andy Robustelli*, Warren Sapp*, Jason Taylor, Jared Allen, Buck Buchanan*, Jack Youngblood*
10 Bobby Bell*, Andy Robustelli*, Bob Lilly*, Ray Childress, Merlin Olsen*, Neil Smith, Buck Buchanan*, Jack Youngblood*, Willie Davis*, Warren Sapp*
11 Bobby Bell*, Bob Lilly*, Merlin Olsen*, Rickey Jackson*, Buck Buchanan*, Andy Robustelli*, Richard Seymour, Neil Smith, Ray Childress, Jack Youngblood*
12 Rickey Jackson*, Bobby Bell*, Merlin Olsen*, Bob Lilly*, Willie Davis*, Buck Buchanan*, Neil Smith, Andy Robustelli*, Henry Jordan*, Jack Youngblood*
13 Merlin Olsen*, Bobby Bell*, Rickey Jackson*, Bob Lilly*, Jack Youngblood*, Henry Jordan*, Buck Buchanan*, Randy White*, Andy Robustelli*, Alex Karras
Career Randy White*, Andy Robustelli*, Warren Sapp*, Alex Karras, Gino Marchetti*, Michael Strahan*, Ernie Stautner*, Bob Lilly*, Jason Taylor, Leo Nomellini*

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams