Originally Posted by BlastFurnace
I'm a fan from the 70's as well. Donnie Shell was a heck of a safety. I still remember his hit on Earl Campbell that broke Earl's ribs. Shell was a good cover guy as well. It's hard to believe we got him as an undrafted FA.
IMO, the best safeties the Steelers have ever had were Donnie Shell and Carnell Lake. Troy is close, but I like the other two better.
Honorable mention goes to Mike Wagner and Glen Edwards.
Must agree, Donnie Shell was my 2nd favorite player next to Lambert.