Best Defensive Super Bowl Performers

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DT Joe Greene, Pittsburgh
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DT Joe Greene, Pittsburgh

Super Bowl IX

The league's Defensive Player of the Year served as the emotional leader for a Steel Curtain defense which limited Minnesota's vaunted offense to a scoreless outing in Super Bowl IX. Greene, a 10-time Pro Bowl selection, brought down one of Pittsburgh's three interceptions on the day.

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