Who were the backup quarterbacks for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1980s?
If you're asking who the BEST Steelers of the 80s, you'd start with names like Lipps and Dawson and Merriweather. I'd throw in a little love to Bubby Brister, who did do some cool stuff. The best player, though, as usual, is a relatively unknown defensive player that does some thankless job as hard as he could - I'd say Gary Dunn, their defensive tackle.
The player with the most Super Bowl rings in Charles Haley with five. He won two with the San Francisco 49ers (SBs XXIII and XXIV) and three with the Dallas Cowboys (SBs XXVII, XXVIII, and XXX). Mean Joe Greene of the Pittsburgh Steelers has 6 rings, the most total rings held by a former player (four as a player and two with the Pittsburgh staff). Many players have four rings. Terry Bradshaw and many of…
They were founded in 1933 when Art Rooney purchased a football club. They began as the Pittsburgh Football Pirates but changed to Steelers in 1941. In the team's first 40 seasons they posted 31 losing seasons and just one playoff game, but in 1972 the Steelers surged to 11 wins and posted a stunning playoff upset in the famous "Immaculate Reception" game. They didn't reach the Superbowl until 1974 but once they made it they…
Jim Hart was the starter in 1980. Neil Lomax joined the team in 1981 and took over from Hart as the starter and continued as the starter until the team left St. Louis after the 1987 season. Hart remained as a backup through the 1983 season. Other backup QBs for the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1980s were Rusty Lisch, Doug Marsh, Scott Brunner, Cliff Stoudt, Sammy Garza, and Shawn Halloran.
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