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fezziwig
04-11-2012, 06:59 PM
To whom did the Steelers offer the head coaching job to prior, to Chuck Noll ?

RuthlessBurgher
04-12-2012, 09:21 AM
http://images.wjla.com/communities/joe_paterno_606.jpg

I believe New England also offered him a head coaching gig later, which he accepted, but then changed his mind shortly thereafter.

fezziwig
04-23-2012, 04:44 PM
You got it right Ruthless

Chucktownsteeler
05-02-2012, 06:58 PM
Who was the Steeler's coach before Noll? (no googling)

Djfan
05-02-2012, 07:17 PM
Who was the Steeler's coach before Noll? (no googling)

Fred Flintstone?

RuthlessBurgher
05-02-2012, 09:17 PM
Hmmm...the Johnny "Blood" McNally era was too long ago...not late 60's. I'll take a shot in the dark and say Walt Keisling.

(now I'm going to check on Google as soon as I submit this)...

RuthlessBurgher
05-02-2012, 09:22 PM
Drat! Missed it!!! Of course, I was born in 1975, so what do I know. Interesting that Kiesling was the coach on 3 separate occassions, though (39-40, 41-44, and 54-56). Bert Bell's Steelers went 0-2 in 1941, then they switched to Aldo Donelli who went 0-5 in 1941, before handing the reigns back to Kiesling again late in the 1941 season...3 coaches in 1 year! I don't think even George Steinbrenner ever did that!

fezziwig
07-17-2012, 05:43 PM
Bill Austin before Noll

Chucktownsteeler
02-10-2013, 02:08 PM
Bill Austin before Noll

Correct, Fezzig. Good job!

jacob374
10-08-2013, 12:55 AM
I'll take a shot in the dark and say Walt Keisling.