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SH-Rock
05-15-2010, 05:54 PM
Who do you think are the best Steelers team of all time?

I'd have to go with the 1978 Steelers

tube517
05-15-2010, 05:57 PM
No doubt, 1978 team had it all.

Offense, Defense, ST's. Only weakness was Roy Gerela!

:wink02:

pete74
05-15-2010, 06:48 PM
2009

pete74
05-15-2010, 06:49 PM
yea right. nothing beats the '78 team

polamalubeast
05-15-2010, 07:13 PM
2009

2003,2006:banging::coffee::toofunny:

polamalubeast
05-15-2010, 07:17 PM
Supporters of the cowboys will say that the steelers have won in 1978 because of jackie smith.:coffee:

zulater
05-15-2010, 07:53 PM
1975

BlastFurnace
05-15-2010, 08:09 PM
1978

steel9guy
05-15-2010, 08:48 PM
2003

polamalubeast
05-15-2010, 09:25 PM
2003

6-10:coffee:

steelerohio
05-15-2010, 09:43 PM
1978... watched the episode of America's Game on the NFL Network about them and I was just like, awesome... too bad I was only 4 back then and can't remember a thing...

SH-Rock
05-15-2010, 09:53 PM
1978... watched the episode of America's Game on the NFL Network about them and I was just like, awesome... too bad I was only 4 back then and can't remember a thing...

I saw all of them, and all the others they talked about what problems occurred during the season for that specific superbowl team, and for the 78 Steelers they only said that they had a two game slump and the rest was accomplishments

mesaSteeler
05-15-2010, 10:03 PM
1976 Pittsburgh Steelers
Head coach Chuck Noll
Home field Three Rivers Stadium
Results
Record 10-4
Place 1st in AFC Central
Playoff finish Lost to the Oakland Raiders in the AFC Championship game
Pro Bowlers
11[show]
CB Mel Blount
QB Terry Bradshaw
S Glen Edwards
DT Joe Greene
DE L. C. Greenwood
LB Jack Ham
RB Franco Harris
LB Jack Lambert
LB Andy Russell
WR Lynn Swann
S Mike Wagner
AP All-Pros
5[show]
Jack Ham (1st team)
Jack Lambert (1st team)
Glen Edwards (2nd team)
Joe Greene (2nd team)
Mike Wagner (2nd team)
Team MVP Jack Lambert
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1975 1977

The 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers started the season looking to become the first team in the Super Bowl era to win three-straight league championships (and first since the 1929-1931 and 1965-1967 Green Bay Packers). However, many thought that would be in doubt after the team started 1-4 and saw quarterback Terry Bradshaw injured in the week 5 loss to the Cleveland Browns after a vicious sack by Joe "Turkey" Jones that has since become immortalized in NFL Films as part of the Browns-Steelers rivalry.

Despite the setbacks, the Steelers would turn it around behind the strength of the Steel Curtain and its dual threat at running back in Franco Harris and Rocky Bleier, who each rushed for over 1000 yards, finishing 10-4 and posting five shutouts. Rookie quarterback Mike Kruczek wound up going 6-0 starting in place of Bradshaw, largely due to the strength of the ground game. This would also stand as an NFL record for best start for a rookie quarterback until 2004--when the Steelers own Ben Roethlisberger more than doubled that record and went 13-0 as a starter his rookie season.

However, injuries to both Bleier and Harris in the playoffs caught up to them resulting in losing to the Oakland Raiders for the AFC Championship. Even with the Black & Gold coming up short, many Steelers fans--including the Rooney family themselves--consider the 1976 Steelers the best team in franchise history, even better than all six world championship teams.

steelerdude15
05-15-2010, 10:29 PM
1969 baby! 1-13! Probably '78, but since I've been alive... '08.

devilsdancefloor
05-15-2010, 10:34 PM
76 with out a doubt

wootawnee
05-16-2010, 01:22 AM
Cant be 76.....They got beat.....That would like be saying the 07 patriots team was the greatest of all time.............They were the complete opposite of the 76 Steelers......The greatest offense of all time..........So I would have to say the 78 or 79 Team........The 79 Team had an awesome return special teams........

tube517
05-16-2010, 01:34 AM
The 79 team wasn't as dominate as the 75 or 78 team. They got killed by Dan Fouts and the Chargers 35-7, had to go to OT to beat an avg Browns team, got whipped by a 4-12 Bungles team, 34-10. They lead the league in turnovers. Bradshaw had 25 INTs. They were a championship team but very sloppy.

Cant be 76.....They got beat.....That would like be saying the 07 patriots team was the greatest of all time.............They were the complete opposite of the 76 Steelers......The greatest offense of all time..........So I would have to say the 78 or 79 Team........The 79 Team had an awesome return special teams........

tube517
05-16-2010, 01:39 AM
76 Team was the most dominant defense ever. But they weren't the best overall team. They had a punishing running game but no passing game. Kruczek had 0 TD's in the 6 games he started. He just managed the games. Pretty good for a rookie but the passing game was non-existant.

1976 Pittsburgh Steelers
Head coach Chuck Noll
Home field Three Rivers Stadium
Results
Record 10-4
Place 1st in AFC Central
Playoff finish Lost to the Oakland Raiders in the AFC Championship game
Pro Bowlers
11[show]
CB Mel Blount
QB Terry Bradshaw
S Glen Edwards
DT Joe Greene
DE L. C. Greenwood
LB Jack Ham
RB Franco Harris
LB Jack Lambert
LB Andy Russell
WR Lynn Swann
S Mike Wagner
AP All-Pros
5[show]
Jack Ham (1st team)
Jack Lambert (1st team)
Glen Edwards (2nd team)
Joe Greene (2nd team)
Mike Wagner (2nd team)
Team MVP Jack Lambert
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1975 1977

The 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers started the season looking to become the first team in the Super Bowl era to win three-straight league championships (and first since the 1929-1931 and 1965-1967 Green Bay Packers). However, many thought that would be in doubt after the team started 1-4 and saw quarterback Terry Bradshaw injured in the week 5 loss to the Cleveland Browns after a vicious sack by Joe "Turkey" Jones that has since become immortalized in NFL Films as part of the Browns-Steelers rivalry.

Despite the setbacks, the Steelers would turn it around behind the strength of the Steel Curtain and its dual threat at running back in Franco Harris and Rocky Bleier, who each rushed for over 1000 yards, finishing 10-4 and posting five shutouts. Rookie quarterback Mike Kruczek wound up going 6-0 starting in place of Bradshaw, largely due to the strength of the ground game. This would also stand as an NFL record for best start for a rookie quarterback until 2004--when the Steelers own Ben Roethlisberger more than doubled that record and went 13-0 as a starter his rookie season.

However, injuries to both Bleier and Harris in the playoffs caught up to them resulting in losing to the Oakland Raiders for the AFC Championship. Even with the Black & Gold coming up short, many Steelers fans--including the Rooney family themselves--consider the 1976 Steelers the best team in franchise history, even better than all six world championship teams.

tube517
05-16-2010, 01:44 AM
Please don't get me started.

Jackie Smith = choke
Hollywood Henderson = how do you spell C A T again?
Charlie Waters/Cliff Harris = burned all day by Bradshaw/Swann/Stallworth

It's like Swann said, great players make great plays in the big game. Cryboys didn't make enough. To their credit, they had a great season that year. But they lost the biggest game. Then the Steelers beat them again in 79 when the CRYboys were saying all week they were going to whip the Steelers. :blah::blah::blah:

Supporters of the cowboys will say that the steelers have won in 1978 because of jackie smith.:coffee:

solardave
05-16-2010, 05:54 AM
Supporters of the cowboys will say that the steelers have won in 1978 because of jackie smith.:coffee:

BS. That's why they are the Cryboys.

solardave
05-16-2010, 05:56 AM
Best team to not win a SB was probably 1976 but the 78 Steelers did it blue collar style. I thought Banaczk was a beast.

AllD
05-16-2010, 07:16 AM
Best team to not win a SB was probably 1976 but the 78 Steelers did it blue collar style. I thought Banaczk was a beast.

You a member of Banaczk's Bunch?