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Q: Who was the defensive coordinator for the famed Steel Curtain defense?
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Which football teams defense was known as the 'Steel Curtain'?

The "Steel Curtain" is a reference to the defensive line of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1970s. The defensive line consisted of "Mean" Joe Greene, L.C. Greenwood, Ernie Holmes, and Dwight White.

What were the nicknames for the Pittsburgh Steelers defense?

Blitzburgh and The Steel Curtain

What was the Steel Curtain?

The nickname for the 1970's Steelers defense.

What were the past nicknames for the Pittsburgh Steelers?

The Steel Curtain and Blitzburgh were two nicknames that were used for the Steelers defense.

Who called Russia a steel curtain?

lmao the steel curtain they were called in the 70s i believe.but steelers rock!!!!!!! I think you are the first one to call Russia the Steel Curtain. The Steel Curtain refers to the defense of the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Iron Curtain was coined most famously by Winston Churchill.

Who was the coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers during the Steel Curtain defense?

The 'Steel Curtain' was the nickname given to the Steelers front four defensive linemen during the 1970's. The safeties during those years were free safety Glen Edwards and strong safety Mike Wagner.

Who were the linebackers for the Steel Curtain defense?

During the 'Steel Curtain' days for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the team ran a 4-3 defense. The nickname was used for their four down linemen, (Joe Greene, Dwight White, Ernie Holmes and L.C. Greenwood). However, the Steelers best linebacking crew during the 'curtain' years consisted of Jack Lambert, Jack Ham and Andy Russell.

What was the nickname of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense during the 1970's?

It was the Steel Curtain in the 1970's. It was called "Blitzburgh" in the 1990's.

Who wore golden shoes on the steelers steel curtain defense?

L.C. Greenwood

Who wore number 58 for The Steel Curtain?

During the Steelers 'Steel Curtain' days, middle linebacker Jack Lambert wore #58.The Steel Curtain was actually the nickname given to the Steelers four defensive linemen (L.C. Greenwood, Ernie Holmes, "Mean" Joe Greene and Dwight White).

Who were the steelcurtain?

The "Front Four" of the Steelers defensive line in the 1970's, aka the "Steel Curtain", were: "Mean" Joe Greene - tackle LC Greenwood - End Ernie Holmes - Tackle Dwight White - End Later in the 70s, the "Steel Curtain" included the whole defense which included: Mel Blount - cornerback Jack Lambert - Linebacker Jack Ham - Linebacker

Who was the first member of The Steel Curtain Defense to be put into the Hall Of Fame?

Joe Greene in 1987.Other members of the Pittsburgh defense of the Steel Curtain days that are in the Hall of Fame include Jack Ham (1988), Mel Blount (1989), and Jack Lambert (1990).