Steelers Longtime Owner Dan Rooney Passes Away

A sad day in Steeelers nation as a pioneer not only in Pittsburgh but all the NFL has passed.

Longtime Steelers owner and face of the franchise Dan Rooney has passed according to the team.

Rooney was 84 years old.  More details to follow.

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Matt Loede
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2 Comments on "Steelers Longtime Owner Dan Rooney Passes Away"

  1. One of the few, good remaining people in the organization! Rest In Peace! You will be missed!

  2. A true icon in Pittsburgh sports history . Without him the Steelers would never have been as successful as they were . Rest in Peace Dan and thank you .

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