Former Steelers coach Chuck Noll dies


Sewickley, PA (WKBN)- Former Steelers Head Coach Charles Henry Noll died late Friday night in his home outside of Pittsburgh.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner confirmed that Noll passed away shortly after 9:00 P.M. at his home in Sewickley, he was 82.

Noll has been under a doctors care with an undisclosed illness. He has the most Super Bowl wins (4) of any coach in NFL history.

Noll took over the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1969 after the team had eight straight loses seasons. He won Super Bowls in 1974, 1975, 1978 and 1979. He is widely considered as one of the best coaches in NFL history.

Shortly after retiring in 1991, Noll was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993.

Noll was born in Cleveland, Ohio and went to the University of Dayton. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns. Noll ended his coaching career with a record of 193-148-1.

The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood.

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