Joe Greene

Defensive Tackle

“Mean Joe”

Joe Greene

13 seasons
All-Pro or All-AFC 9 years
10 Pro Bowls

13

seasons

All-Pro or All-AFC

9 years

10

Pro Bowls
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"I just want people to remember me as being a good player and not really mean. I want to be remembered for playing 13 years and contributing to four championship teams. I would like to be remembered for maybe setting a standard for others to achieve.”

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(North Texas State)...6'4'', 275...Charles Edward Greene ... Consensus All-American, 1968 ... No. 1 draft pick, 1969 ... Became "cornerstone of franchise" that dominated the NFL in 1970s ... Exceptional team leader, possessed size, speed, quickness, strength, determination ... NFL Defensive Player of Year, 1972, 1974 ... All-Pro or All-AFC nine years ... Played in four Super Bowls, six AFC title games, 10 Pro Bowls ... Born September 24, 1946, in Temple, Texas.