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 In this Jan. 13, 1975, file photo, Steelers coach Chuck Noll hoists the Super Bowl trophy before fans who greeted the team at the airport

Pennsylvania's U.S. senators honor Steelers legend Chuck Noll

Senate passes resolution declaring Steelers' home opener Sept. 7 against the Cleveland Browns as “Chuck Noll Day.”

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 Former Steelers center Jeff Hartings has only been out of the NFL seven years, but already can feel the effects of numerous concussions throughout his 10-year career.

Former Steelers applaud decision in NFL concussion suit

Jeff Hartings and Frenchy Fuqua are happy with the settlement approved by U.S. District Judge Anita Brody, saying it can help ex-players

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Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 7.7.14

Ray takes your questions on the Steelers with less than 20 days until training camp begins.

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 Packers coach and Greenfield native Mike McCarthy is soaked with Gatorade in the final seconds of Super Bowl XLV after defeating the Steelers in 2011.

Packers coach McCarthy's roots steeled him for success

A Pittsburgh native who's entering his ninth year as Packers coach, Mike McCarthy has worked hard to thrive on and off the field.

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 Several vintage ticket stubs on display under the illuminated magnifying glass in Dean Means’ store, Sports World Specialties.

Paper ticket stubs bow to digital age

The movement to digital ticketing has the unintended consequence of eliminating a cheap memento for fans and a collector's item for others.

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 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger hands off to Jeannette High School graduate Jordan Hall during a minicamp session last month at the team's South Side practice facility.

East Xtra: Jeannette grad gets his chance to make Steelers roster

Contemplating life without football, Jordan Hall gets a surprise call to join training camp.

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Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 6.30.14

Less than four weeks until training camp opens and Ray takes your questions on the black and gold.

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 After three years with the Steelers, Chris Carter is ready to assume a bigger role on the defense.

With development, Chris Carter ready to make big contributions for Steelers

Linebacker Chris Carter is ready to make an impact with the Steelers, going into his fourth year with the team.

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 The Washington Redskins football team logo is displayed on a shirt for sale at a store in San Francisco, California.

Gene Collier: Everything ‘Redskins’ must go

Owner Daniel Snyder and his Washington football team would do well to take a page out of the St. Bonaventure Bonnies’ book.

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 The Steelers rookie first round draft pick Ryan Shazier works out during rookie mini-camp at the team's facility on the South Side in May.

NFL reaches out to rookies at symposium

The 2014 NFL rookie symposium will give guidance to Steelers newcomers, but it can’t do all the work for players entering celebrity status.

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 Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger  takes part in minicamp on the South Side.

Steelers offense hopes to add more play-action to its portfolio

Steelers are counting on an improved running game to open the door for more play-action passes.

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Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 6.23.14

With just over a month until training camp in Latrobe, Ray takes your questions on the Steelers.

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 Undrafted rookie C.J. Goodwin pulls in a pass at Steelers minicamp on the South Side.

Mel Blount's call a big help for Steelers rookie C.J. Goodwin

Mel Blount helped C.J. Goodwin get a tryout with the Steelers; now the rookie receiver is looking to find his place on the team.

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 Steelers punter Adam Podlesh watches the ball fly through the air as kicker Shaun Suisham follows through on a field goal attempt at the Steelers' South Side practice field.

Suisham preparing to take part in NFL extra-point experiment

Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham and special teams coach Danny Smith weigh in on longer extra points.

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 Steelers offensive linemen Maurkice Pouncey and Ramon Foster take part in minicamp Thursday on the South Side.

Segments of Steelers offensive line are connecting

The different backgrounds -- pedigree and perseverance -- on the offensive line has created healthy competition among the fivesome.

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 Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount takes a handoff from backup quarterback Landry Jones during OTA workouts earlier this month at the team's practice facility on the South Side.

Steelers backfield is beefed-up and balanced

Deeper, more talented backfield displays considerable versatility, too.

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 Penguins new GM Jim Rutherford has said one of the first things he wants to focus on is analytics.

Steelers, Penguins, Pirates use analytics to boost business

The analytics movement that transformed the way executives manage sports rosters has moved to the business side of the industry.

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 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Steelers beat writer Ed Bouchette, outside of the team's South Side training facility.

Post-Gazette Steelers' beat writer Ed Bouchette honored by Pro Football Hall of Fame

Ed Bouchette is a recipient of the Dick McCann Award, given to reporters with long and distinguished contributions to pro football coverage.

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Jerry Micco's sports chat transcript: 6.18.14

Pirates, Penguins coaching search and memories of Chuck Noll dominate the discussion in today‘‍s chat.

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 The Steelers' Stephon Tuitt works out in May during rookie minicamp on the South Side.

Steelers sign second-round pick, placing last of 2014 draft class under contract

Stephon Tuitt, a defensive end from Notre Dame, is 6-5, 303. He has been working out and practicing with the Steelers since he was drafted.

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 Troy Polamalu reaches for a pass during minicamp on the South Side Tuesday.

Troy Polamalu's reappearance at Steelers minicamp coincides with end of an era

Troy Polamalu was back with the Steelers Tuesday and is alongside a new partner in the secondary for just the third time in his career.

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 Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton pulls in a pass at an OTA practice at their South Side training facility last month.

Steelers notebook: Haley heaps high praise on receivers

A stable of receivers that might seem to have many uncertainties has impressed Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley so far.

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 Bishop David Zubik is presented with a Terrible Towel following the funeral of former Steelers head coach Chuck Noll at St. Paul Cathedral in Oakland.

Noll’s funeral a final lesson on greatness

A large gathering that included former Steelers players and coaches was at St. Paul Cathedral in Oakland Tuesday to celebrate Chuck Noll.

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Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 6.17.14

The Dean of Steelers coverage holds his last online Q&A until training camp begins.

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 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger throws a pass  Monday under the eyes of kids participating in the Ben Roethlisberger Football Procamp at Seneca Valley High School.

Steelers quarterback sets aside a day for area youths

Ben Roethlisberger says he is “the biggest kid out here” at his annual youth football camp at Seneca Valley High School.

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 Steelers safety Mike Mitchell intercepts pass during morning OTA workouts earlier this month at the team's South Side traning facility.

New playmaker finally gets to meet the Steelers' playmaker on defense

Safety Mike Mitchell brings well-documented playmaking ability to the Steelers reconstructed defense.

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 The late Chuck Noll coached the Steelers to four Super Bowl titles.

Ron Cook: Noll's Steelers united area

Chuck Noll transformed a city in despair into a city of champions and beyond.

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Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 6.17.14

Ray takes your questions on the Steelers who have non-OTA minicamp this week.

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 Retired Steelers wide receiver Lynn Swann arrives at the public viewing for legendary late Steelers coach Chuck Noll at the John A. Freyvogel Sons Funeral Home in Oakland. Swann and Noll won four Super Bowls together with the Steelers.

Former players honor legacy of Chuck Noll

"The man who put it all together is gone," said ex-Steelers offensive lineman Jon Kolb, one of many to pay their respects to the late coach.

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 Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons intercepts a pass in  a 2013 game against the Browns at Heinz Field.

Lawrence Timmons lines up to be leader for Steelers

In his eighth NFL season, Lawrence Timmons has taken on the role of mentor to the team's young linebackers.

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 Former Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw sings live on stage Saturday night at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino, where he also took a few moments to remember coach Chuck Noll.

Bradshaw on Noll: 'We'll never forget' our coach

Terry Bradshaw had a show Saturday at The Meadows, and with former teammates in attendance he took a few moments to remember Chuck Noll.

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 Quarterback Terry Bradshaw compared his former coach Chuck Noll to a father who was never satisfied but always made his players better.

Chuck Noll: The reaction

Former players, fellow coaches and friends weigh in on the legacy of Steelers legend Chuck Noll.

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 Chuck Noll speaks with Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw.

Ron Cook: For Noll, joy's soul lay in the doing

Legendary Steelers coach Chuck Noll deserves every bit of the praise heaped on him, even if it often isn't nearly enough.

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 Chuck Noll on the sidelines, from which he turned the Steelers organization into a winner.

'He set the precedent': Chuck Noll changed culture of Steelers organization

Chuck Noll had a single focus and goal for the Steelers, which was to win a championship, and he demanded that attitude from every player.

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 Chuck Noll on the sidelines.

Gene Collier: Noll left superbly, quietly into night

Not just an NFL Colossus and not just the architect of a dynastic football brand, Noll was someone you are grateful just to have

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 Former Steelers coach Chuck Noll, left, and Dan Rooney, center, accept the Vince Lombardi trophy from then-NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle.

Dan Rooney remembers Chuck Noll: Coach was an extension of family

The family of Dan Rooney grew up with Chuck Noll in their lives, and the Steelers chairman took time to reminisce on some great moments.

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 Chuck Noll, Jan. 5, 1932 - June 13, 2014

Post-Gazette coverage of the passing of Chuck Noll, a Steelers Legend

Noll came to Pittsburgh to coach a football team and transformed a city in the process.

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 Rookie quarterback Brendon Kay knows the practice squad is likely his best-case scenario, but that won't stop him from trying to make the Steelers roster.

Steelers rookie Brendon Kay odd man out at QB for now

Undrafted free agent Brendon Kay, who faced no shortage of adversity at Cincinnati, looks for his slim chance to stick with the Steelers.

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 Offensive lineman Marcus Gilbert (77) could be in line for big bucks, whether his next contract is with the Steelers or elsewhere.

Steelers lineman Marcus Gilbert can take big jump in 2014

Right tackle Marcus Gilbert, who made strides last season, has plenty to play for this year, including a new contract and a raise.

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Public visitation and funeral arrangements announced for Steelers legend Chuck Noll

Funeral Mass and public visitation times have been announced for former Steelers coach Chuck Noll, who died Friday at his home in Sewickley.

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 Chuck Noll on the job.

Statements on the death of former Steelers coach Chuck Noll

Former Steelers who played for Chuck Noll say he was a dignified man who had tremendous impact on their personal and professional lives.

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 Steelers punter Adam Podlesh watches the ball fly through the air after kicker Shaun Suisham made a field goal attempt at the Steelers' South Side practice field.

Steelers have plenty of position battles, including the punter

Two punters will compete for one spot with Steelers, and neither of them were on the team’s active roster last season.

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 Franco Harris, left and Joe Greene carry Chuck Noll from the field after the Steelers won Super Bowl IX for their first-ever title on Jan. 12, 1975 in New Orleans.

Chuck Noll, the coach who led Steelers to 4 Super Bowl titles, dies at age 82

Success was never a destination for Chuck Noll. It was not a road that had an ending, rather always a new beginning.

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 Dri Archer pulls in a pass during a rookie camp in May.

Steelers sign third-round pick Dri Archer

The move leaves second-round selection Stephon Tuitt as the only unsigned rookie as the team heads to mini-camp next week.

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 Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey tears up while speaking to the media after signing a six-year, $48 million contract at the Steelers South Side training facility on Thursday.

Ron Cook: Pouncey gets rich and enriches team

The signing of center Maurkice Pouncey to a new contract makes it a good day for Steelers and their fans, too.

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 Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey shakes hands with head coach Mike Tomlin after speaking to the media about signing a six-year, $48 million contract at the Steelers South Side training facility on Thursday, June 12, 2014. Behind him is team president Art Rooney II and in the foreground is Ambassador Dan Rooney.

Pouncey on the Steelers, new contract: 'A lot of love here'

Steelers sign center Maurkice Pouncey to a six-year, $48 million contract.

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 Steelers' Cortez Allen at Lambeau Field

Steelers' Allen on familiar course

Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen insists a new contract isn't his focus, but history suggests that decision could backfire on the Steelers.

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 Outside linebacker Jason Worilds on Tuesday at Heinz Field for a Steelers OTA practice.

Steelers' Worilds looking toward an ambitious 2014 season

Outside linebacker Jason Worilds led the team with eight sacks last season and was second to Cam Heyward with 29 quarterback pressures.

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Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 6.10.14

Ed takes your questions on the Steelers, who wrap OTAs this week with minicamp next week.

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 The Steelers' Cameron Heyward at training camp at Saint Vincent College in 2012.

Steelers announce training camp schedule

Players report to Saint Vincent College on July 25 and break camp Aug. 16.

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