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The nickname of the defense used by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1970's. This defense was consistently the best in the league in yards allowed, points allowed, and rushing yards allowed. A new version of the Steel Curtain can be viewed by trotting over to Heinz Field on a sunday afternoon.
The defense is gonna bring the steel curtain down.

by Sancho Shaker April 05, 2006
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Nickname for the Pittsburgh Steelers defense, particularly in the 70’s. Made famous for big hits, goal line stands, interceptions, sacks, and continuous penetration through the O-line. A more modernized version is being reconstructed in Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Damn bro! The Steel Curtain just fucking smashed the Browns Quarterback!
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