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'79 Steelers played all-around game

Contrary to popular belief, the '79 Steelers did as much damage with a balanced offense.

Updated: May 7, 2001, 5:12 PM ET
By Eddie Epstein | Special to ESPN.com

Editor's note: Our series on the greatest NFL teams of all time continues with its sixth installment and a look at the 1979 Steelers. The greatest team ever will be revealed on Tuesday, May 15.

The presence of the 1979 Steelers may be a surprise to most of you who were probably expecting a different year, perhaps 1975. (Remember that only Super Bowl winning teams made this list which is why the 1976 Steelers weren't considered. However, their adjusted Power Index wouldn't have gotten ...

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