40 Years of Greatness : The Steelers Linebackers

August 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There aren't many teams that can say they have had as much talent at one position as the Steelers. For the past forth years, they have consistently had  outstanding linebackers. This is a look at 30 players who have made that happen. It covers almost every starter and long time contributor since 1970.
The Steelers ran the 4-3 until 1982. That year they switched to the 3-4, and have remained that way ever since, so there will be a few different types of linebackers on this list. Luckily, even with the scheme change, the legacy continued.
So here they are, the top 30 Steelers linebackers (ranked by me) since 1970.
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