Chuck Noll, a hall of fame National Football League coach who led the Pittsburgh Steelers to four Super Bowl titles over six seasons in the 1970s, has died. He was 82.
Pat Summerall, the former National Football League player who teamed with John Madden to form one of the most popular broadcasting duos in television history, has died. He was 82.
Godfrey Myles , who won three Super Bowl titles with the Dallas Cowboys in the early 1990s, died of a heart attack. He was 42.
Dave Duerson, a four-time Pro Bowl safety who helped the Chicago Bears and New York Giants to Super Bowl championships, was found dead in his Miami home at the age of 50.
The first man on the moon, the first U.S. woman in space and the first black Federal Reserve member were among the notable deaths in 2012.
The San Francisco Bay Area will host the National Football League’s 50th Super Bowl in 2016 at the 49ers’ stadium that is set to open next year, while Houston was picked as the site of the 2017 championship game.