As we all know, the NFL season starts Thursday night in Pittsburgh, where the Steelers begin defense of their crown. I will be up there in the land of Primanti Bros. for the game, and have been charged with coming up with a list of the 20 greatest Steelers of all time. Basically, this assignment sets me up to be a pin cushion with Rich, Prime and the guys on set roasting me, and good folks like you can blow me up out here in internet land.
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I am guessing we’ll post this list of greatness on NFL.com by Thursday as well.
So, I’m reaching out to you guys. Who would you put on the list? Better yet, who doesn’t make the cut? That’s going to be tough. Two of my favorites — Barry Foster and Bubby Brister, who I’m tempted to include — alas will be left on the cutting room floor. And, for a franchise with this much history, a whole bunch of legends will be left off as well.
I’m going to get through cutdown weekend and get back from LA before I lock in on my list, so go ahead and feel free to influence me, and post your lists in the comments now. I’ll be reading. Hope you guys have a great holiday weekend.