RIP Dan Rooney

Pittsburgh Steelers owner, and former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland, Dan Rooney, died earlier today – he was 84.

A legend in Pittsburgh sports. Steelers fans owe a lot to him and his father, Art, before him. He made the Steelers one of the most respected franchises in the NFL. He cared for the game, the players, and the community. The game will be worse off with his passing.

RIP, Dan. May the wind be always at your back, the road rise to meet your feet, and may you be in Heaven a half hour before the Devil knows you’re even dead.

Very sad. He and his family are one of the league’s cornerstones.