Mike Webster

Mike Webster

At 6-foot-1, 255 pounds, Mike Webster was drafted in the 5th round of the 1974 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers ‪#‎MikeWebster‬ ‪#‎WhateverItTakes‬ ‪#‎NFL‬ ‪#‎Pittsburgh‬ ‪#‎Steelers‬

At 6-foot-1, 255 pounds, Mike Webster was drafted in the 5th round of the 1974 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers ‪#‎MikeWebster‬ ‪#‎WhateverItTakes‬ ‪#‎NFL‬ ‪#‎Pittsburgh‬ ‪#‎Steelers‬

Editor’s note: The Post-Gazette first published this story on July 24, 1997. It never appeared online, and now the Post-Gazette is republishing it on the Web because of its importance chronicling the last years of Mike Webster’s life — before his downward spiral had been attributed to chronic traumatic encephalopathy. That discovery is now the subject of Will Smith’s newest film, where he portrays Bennet Omalu. Read more about the film here. For nearly two decades, ''Iron Mike'' Webster…

Editor’s note: The Post-Gazette first published this story on July 24, 1997. It never appeared online, and now the Post-Gazette is republishing it on the Web because of its importance chronicling the last years of Mike Webster’s life — before his downward spiral had been attributed to chronic traumatic encephalopathy. That discovery is now the subject of Will Smith’s newest film, where he portrays Bennet Omalu. Read more about the film here. For nearly two decades, ''Iron Mike'' Webster…

Late Great #STEELERS #SteelerNation Center MIKE WEBSTER Portrait of Pittsburg Steelers Mike Webster by Merv Corning

Late Great #STEELERS #SteelerNation Center MIKE WEBSTER Portrait of Pittsburg Steelers Mike Webster by Merv Corning

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