Ernie Stautner: Undersized Warrior

The Steelers may have had many great players, but they’ve retired only one number: Ernie Stautner #70. Stautner, a defensive tackle who retired in 1963, missed only six games over the course of his 14-year career with Pittsburgh. Stautner was an undersized defensive lineman, who was one of the fiercest competitors in NFL history. After being selected in the second round of the 1950 NFL Draft, Stautner played his entire career with the Steelers from 1950 to 1963, not a … Continue reading Ernie Stautner: Undersized Warrior