It’s a sad day and a passing of the torch if you will for the Steelers, as first reported by Tribune Review’s Mark Kaboly, Steelers Hall of Famer Joe Greene has retired from teams personnel department.
Joe Greene has retired from #Steelers personnel department
— Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly) May 6, 2013
Following retiring after the 1981 season, Greene eventually joined the Steelers as an assistant coach under Chuck Noll in 1987.
He was one of the men up for the head coaching job when Noll left after the 1991 season, but the job instead went to Bill Cowher.
Overall Greene spent 16 years as an assistant coach with the Steelers, Dolphins, and Cardinals.
In 2004 he left coaching and and was named the special assistant for player personnel for the Steelers, earning two more Super Bowl rings in SB XL and XLIII.
Greene is one of four people outside the Rooney family to have Super Bowl rings from the first six championship teams.
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