"I know it doesn't mean a lot to you but it means a lot to me. You've always been a big mentor, a hero in the community, on the field," said Heyward in a video message to Greene.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Cam Heyward wore Steelers Joe Greene’s jersey number at practice Friday in honor of the Steelers legend’s birthday.

Number 75 turns 75 Friday. In a video posted to Twitter, Heyward wished Greene a happy birthday.

“They got me wearing your jersey,” said Heyward. “I know it doesn’t mean a lot to you but it means a lot to me. You’ve always been a big mentor, a hero in the community, on the field.”

(Photo: KDKA Photojournalist Ian Smith)

Heyward and the Steelers are getting ready for Sunday’s game at Heinz Field. They take on the Bengals at 1 p.m.