NFL Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll dies at 82

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Head coach Chuck noll of the Pittsburgh Steelers on the sidelines during his 200th career win (over the Patriots) at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh. (Photo: Rick Stewart/Allsport/Getty Images)

(CNN) — NFL Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll, who led the Pittsburgh Steelers to four Super Bowl victories, died late Friday, according to the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, medical examiner’s office.

Noll died of natural causes at age 82 at his home in Sewickley in the presence of family members.

He had suffered from Alzheimer’s and cardiac ailments.

An emergency medical technician pronounced him dead at 9:45 p.m.

He coached the Steelers for 23 years, starting in 1969. He coached the Steelers to their first NFL championship in Super Bowl IX. They would win four Super Bowls in six years, culminating with a victory in Super Bowl XIV.

Noll’s record was 209–156–1, including the postseason.


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