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Remembering the sports activities figures we have misplaced in 2023

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Picture: Gene J. Puskar (AP)

Former NFL participant and scout Dick Haley died Friday. He was 85.

“We misplaced a tremendous soccer thoughts and a greater man with the passing of Dick Haley,” Steelers President Artwork Rooney II mentioned. “He was a worthwhile a part of this franchise for 23 years, the primary 4 of these as a participant and the ultimate 19 as a member of the Participant Personnel Division.

“Dick performed an instrumental function in our unprecedented success within the Seventies throughout the second a part of his profession,” added Rooney. “He developed a novel eye for expertise, and he in the end helped determine and draft most of the gamers that allowed us to win 4 Tremendous Bowls throughout that decade. My condolences exit to your complete Haley household throughout this tough time.”

Haley was drafted within the ninth spherical of the 1959 NFL Draft. He performed cornerback for Washington, Minnesota, and Pittsburgh. Haley recorded 14 interceptions and scored two TDs.

Throughout his tenure because the Steelers’ director of participant personnel — from 1971 to 1990 — Pittsburgh received 4 Tremendous Bowls (IX, X, XIII, and XIV). Haley is within the franchise’s Corridor of Fame.

His son, Todd, was a longtime NFL coach.



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