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Report: HOF coach Chuck Noll, who won 4 Super Bowls, dies at 82
CBS Sports ^ | June 13, 2014 | Josh Katzowitz

Posted on 06/13/2014 9:01:44 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement

Chuck Noll, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Steelers to four Super Bowls in the 1970s, died Friday at the age of 82, according to numerous reports out of Pittsburgh.

According to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Noll's wife, Marianne, found him unresponsive at 9:45 p.m. ET. She called 911, and paramedics pronounced him dead at 9:55 p.m.

Noll had stayed out of the public eye in recent years with an illness that had been undisclosed.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbssports.com ...


TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: coach; football; nfl; noll; obituary; steelers

1 posted on 06/13/2014 9:01:44 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

RIP Chuck.


2 posted on 06/13/2014 9:03:15 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: ConservativeStatement

Fairly good response time for the EMTs.


3 posted on 06/13/2014 9:09:09 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: ConservativeStatement

so a peaceful death....God Bless coach...


4 posted on 06/13/2014 9:18:08 PM PDT by cherry
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To: ConservativeStatement

This Browns fan expresses his condolences and respect.


5 posted on 06/13/2014 9:31:05 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Actor Ed O’Neill ( Al Bundy ) said that Coach Knoll dropped him from the team in the last cut. Looks like it was in his first year as coach.


6 posted on 06/13/2014 9:31:22 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Chuck Noll was the ultimate Steelers football coach. No one like him since.

Rest in peace, Emperor Chas.

7 posted on 06/13/2014 9:35:21 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: ConservativeStatement

Huh.

Not a Steeler fan, but there goes a bit of childhood.

To the next draft, coach.


8 posted on 06/13/2014 10:10:49 PM PDT by 98ZJ USMC
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To: ConservativeStatement

So the two people most responsible for the Steelers’ four Super Bowl wins in six years died 37 days apart.

Noll was of course one of the two. I bet some freeper trivia expert knows who the other one was. I’ll let that freeper answer.


9 posted on 06/13/2014 10:18:16 PM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: ConservativeStatement

His enrichment of my Sundays lasted beyond his tenure.


10 posted on 06/13/2014 10:20:09 PM PDT by chopperman
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To: Our man in washington

A scout.


11 posted on 06/13/2014 10:20:21 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Our man in washington

Bill Nunn was that guy and while I always knew his name as being a long time Steeler front office employee I never knew the depth of his mark on the Steelers until I read his obituary.

These two were absolutely responsible for the Steelers dynasty like no others.

RIP to them both.


12 posted on 06/13/2014 10:37:47 PM PDT by PittsburghAfterDark
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To: ConservativeStatement

Correct! Or more precisely, the greatest scout in NFL history. Anyone know his name?


13 posted on 06/13/2014 10:38:51 PM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: ConservativeStatement

I am a Steelers Fan, thanks for the great memories you gave me Chuck Noll. The greatest team in NFL history, 1974-1979 Steelers (4 Championships in 6 years) RIP with your players that have also gone.


14 posted on 06/13/2014 11:02:37 PM PDT by Steelers6
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To: ConservativeStatement
...and paramedics pronounced him dead at 9:55 p.m.

Off topic, but I didn't know paramedics can do that - I thought a doctor had to. I guess it varies in different cities. On topic, RIP Coach.

15 posted on 06/13/2014 11:34:32 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: BenLurkin

Gotta admit, those were the days. Great Rivals and great games. Tougher men played back then.
The players today maybe stronger and faster but compared to players back in to 70s they are sissys.
RIP Mr Noll.


16 posted on 06/14/2014 3:13:19 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: Yorlik803

And players back then didn’t make nearly what they do today. Heck, back in the early 70s I could afford to go to games.


17 posted on 06/14/2014 4:50:34 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ConservativeStatement

RIP.


18 posted on 06/14/2014 4:55:54 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: ConservativeStatement

One of my all time favorite football coaches.


19 posted on 06/14/2014 5:03:33 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: Our man in washington

I didn’t but there is a NY Times article here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/10/sports/football/bill-nunn-scout-who-shaped-steelers-super-bowl-teams-dies-at-89.html?_r=0


20 posted on 06/14/2014 5:24:18 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

RIP.

Enjoyed watching your Steelers play the game as it was intended.


21 posted on 06/14/2014 5:54:55 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?s)
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To: ConservativeStatement
RIP Chuck from an Iggles fan born and bred in Delaware Co., PA. You were truly a 'Burgh thing.

ff (13 yo when the Stillers won SB 9)

22 posted on 06/14/2014 6:04:11 AM PDT by foreverfree
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To: Bender2

ping


23 posted on 06/14/2014 6:23:45 PM PDT by big'ol_freeper ("Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid" ~ Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: big'ol_freeper
While I hate it that the Stoolers beat my Boys twice in Super Bowls under Coach Noll... I feel he was a class individual.
24 posted on 06/15/2014 4:08:46 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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25 posted on 06/15/2014 5:55:30 PM PDT by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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It's a 'Burgh
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Godspeed, Mr. Noll.

26 posted on 06/15/2014 6:30:07 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Bender2
As was Tom Landry. Huge Steelers fan but I always respected Tom Landry - there aren't many men like those two left these days.

RIP Coach Noll - thanks for making the standard the standard.

27 posted on 06/15/2014 7:30:23 PM PDT by hometoroost
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To: ConservativeStatement
Never paid any attention to the Steelers, but was not he the coach that Terry Bradshaw had so much trouble with?

Recall reading about that briefly a long time ago. Something about Noll putting him down a lot?

28 posted on 06/15/2014 8:59:09 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: doorgunner69
Most likely. Here are Bradshaw's recent comments: Bradshaw took a moment after an opening number to pay respect to his former coach. "Before I go forward with the show, I wanted to let you know that I am well aware of the passing of Chuck Noll," Bradshaw said. "I find it kind of odd I'm here on the day it was announced that he had passed. It's a strange evening. "I want to show respect to one of the greatest coaches in the National Football League. I had my moments with him. God knows I did. He took me from a spoiled kid. He slapped me around a little bit. I hated him for it. The bottom line was we won Super Bowl championships. "I don't have a coach anymore. I don't have my high school coach. I don't have my college coach. And now I don't have my NFL coach. It's kind of an empty feeling tonight. God bless Marianne, Chris and the Noll family. I am going to pay homage to my coach."

Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2014/06/15/Bradshaw-on-Noll-We-ll-never-forget-our-coach/stories/201406150219#ixzz34ltXpJcS

29 posted on 06/15/2014 9:03:33 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Our man in washington

Bill Nunn.


30 posted on 06/16/2014 5:30:19 AM PDT by GregB (In memory of Past Your Eyes.)
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