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Best defense of all time? 1976 Steelers

Best defense of all time?

There talking about those Seahawks from last night.

They were impressive, but I'd pass on them.

I'd take the 1974 Steelers, 1975 Steelers or 1976 Steelers over them.

Give me the 1985 Bears too.

In fact, I'd take those '76 Steelers over them all.

That team gave up 9.9 points per game and pitched five shutouts.

They would have capped a three-peat in Super Bowls had Franco Harris and Rocky Bleier, a pair of 1,000-yard backs, not missed the AFC championship game against the Raiders.


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