Steelers L.C. Greenwood dies at 67

L.C. Greenwood, the All-Pro defensive end who won four Super Bowl rings as a member of Pittsburgh’s “Steel Curtain” defense, has died at the age of 67.
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<p class="regdt">Pittsburgh Steelers' defensive end L.C. Greenwood is seen in 1973. (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck)</p>
Pittsburgh Steelers' defensive end L.C. Greenwood is seen in 1973. (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck)

Pittsburgh Steelers' defensive end L.C. Greenwood is seen in 1973. (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck)

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end L.C. Greenwood displays gold-colored shoes hell wear in the Super Bowl against Minnesota, Sunday, Jan. 3, 1975 in Pittsburgh. Greenwood wore same shoes during regular season as he helped Pittsburgh lead the AFC in defense. (AP Photo/Harvey Cort)
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end L.C. Greenwood displays gold-colored shoes hell wear in the Super Bowl against Minnesota, Sunday, Jan. 3, 1975 in Pittsburgh. Greenwood wore same shoes during regular season as he helped Pittsburgh lead the AFC in defense. (AP Photo/Harvey Cort)
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end L.C. Greenwood displays gold-colored shoes hell wear in the Super Bowl against Minnesota, Sunday, Jan. 3, 1975 in Pittsburgh. Greenwood wore same shoes during regular season as he helped Pittsburgh lead the AFC in defense. (AP Photo/Harvey Cort)
<p class="regdt">Baltimore Colts quarterback Bert Jones tucks the ball and ducks under the pressure of Steelers defensive end L.C. Greenwood (68) and linebacker Jack Ham (59) during first quarter action in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Dec. 27, 1975. (AP Photo)</p>
Baltimore Colts quarterback Bert Jones tucks the ball and ducks under the pressure of Steelers defensive end L.C. Greenwood (68) and linebacker Jack Ham (59) during first quarter action in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Dec. 27, 1975. (AP Photo)

Baltimore Colts quarterback Bert Jones tucks the ball and ducks under the pressure of Steelers defensive end L.C. Greenwood (68) and linebacker Jack Ham (59) during first quarter action in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Dec. 27, 1975. (AP Photo)

Los Angeles Rams running back Wendell Tyler (26) gets pulled down by Pittsburgh Steelers defensive man Jack Lambert (58) during first quarter of Sunday's Super Bowl XIV at the Rose Bowl, Jan.20, 1980, Pasadena, Calif. Steelers L.C. Greenwood (68), Gary Dunn (67) and Joe Greene (75) come in to assist on play. (AP Photo)
Los Angeles Rams running back Wendell Tyler (26) gets pulled down by Pittsburgh Steelers defensive man Jack Lambert (58) during first quarter of Sunday's Super Bowl XIV at the Rose Bowl, Jan.20, 1980, Pasadena, Calif. Steelers L.C. Greenwood (68), Gary Dunn (67) and Joe Greene (75) come in to assist on play. (AP Photo)
Los Angeles Rams running back Wendell Tyler (26) gets pulled down by Pittsburgh Steelers defensive man Jack Lambert (58) during first quarter of Sunday's Super Bowl XIV at the Rose Bowl, Jan.20, 1980, Pasadena, Calif. Steelers L.C. Greenwood (68), Gary Dunn (67) and Joe Greene (75) come in to assist on play. (AP Photo)
Former NFL players, from left, Hugh Green, Archie Manning, and L.C. Greenwood, third from left, join USA Football chairman Jack Kemp, second from left, and Ray Anderson, a senior Vice President for Football Operatons with the NFL, in presenting Gov. Haley Barbour, second from right, with a glass football statue, Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, in Jackson, Miss., honoring the state as America's best in the sport. USA Football, a nonprofit organization founded in 2002 by the National Football League and the NFL Player's Association, whose goal is to promote the growth of youth and amateur football. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Former NFL players, from left, Hugh Green, Archie Manning, and L.C. Greenwood, third from left, join USA Football chairman Jack Kemp, second from left, and Ray Anderson, a senior Vice President for Football Operatons with the NFL, in presenting Gov. Haley Barbour, second from right, with a glass football statue, Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, in Jackson, Miss., honoring the state as America's best in the sport. USA Football, a nonprofit organization founded in 2002 by the National Football League and the NFL Player's Association, whose goal is to promote the growth of youth and amateur football. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Former NFL players, from left, Hugh Green, Archie Manning, and L.C. Greenwood, third from left, join USA Football chairman Jack Kemp, second from left, and Ray Anderson, a senior Vice President for Football Operatons with the NFL, in presenting Gov. Haley Barbour, second from right, with a glass football statue, Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, in Jackson, Miss., honoring the state as America's best in the sport. USA Football, a nonprofit organization founded in 2002 by the National Football League and the NFL Player's Association, whose goal is to promote the growth of youth and amateur football. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
This shows the defense that Minnesota Vikings' quarterback Fran Tarkenton (10) had to face during Super Bowl IX, Jan. 12, 1975, in New Orleans. Pittsburgh Steelers are Ed Bradley (38), L.C. Greenwood (68) and Jack Ham (59), and Joe Greene (75). Steelers won, 16-6. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)
This shows the defense that Minnesota Vikings' quarterback Fran Tarkenton (10) had to face during Super Bowl IX, Jan. 12, 1975, in New Orleans. Pittsburgh Steelers are Ed Bradley (38), L.C. Greenwood (68) and Jack Ham (59), and Joe Greene (75). Steelers won, 16-6. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)
This shows the defense that Minnesota Vikings' quarterback Fran Tarkenton (10) had to face during Super Bowl IX, Jan. 12, 1975, in New Orleans. Pittsburgh Steelers are Ed Bradley (38), L.C. Greenwood (68) and Jack Ham (59), and Joe Greene (75). Steelers won, 16-6. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)

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