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Chuck Noll: More than football coach

Well-rounded Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Famer relished his role as teacher, too

Updated: June 15, 2014, 2:54 PM ET
By John Clayton

Editor's note: ESPN.com senior writer John Clayton covered Chuck Noll and the Steelers for Pittsburgh-area media from 1972-86.

Chuck Noll loved collecting and drinking fine wines, a tip to the remarkable persona of one of the best coaches of all time. He was complex, sophisticated and classy, and like a fine wine, Noll aged one of the NFL's greatest football dynasties in the 1970s.

On Fridays during an NFL season, Noll was gracious enough to take 15 to 20 minutes of his time to give ...

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