Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This program is part of a series that features the lives and careers of some of the greatest figures in sports history. This episode, hosted by Dave Winfield, profiles Pittsburgh Steeler defensive lineman Joe Greene. His fierce demeanor on and off the field earned the tackle his nickname, "Mean" Joe Greene. His aggressive ways paid off in NFL championships, Pro Bowl appearances, and Super Bowl Rings. After retirement, the hall of famer became a defensive line coach for the Miami Dolphins. Archival film clips, photographs, and interviews with fellow players, coaches, fans, friends, and family tell the story of this sports legend.