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Former Steeler Cherundolo dies at 96

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Former NFL player Charles "Chuck" Cherundolo died Saturday in Lakeland, Fla., according to the Scranton Times-Tribune. He was 96.

Cherundolo played 10 years with three NFL teams and was an assistant coach for 22 seasons for four teams.

Cherundolo was a Pro Bowler for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1941 and '42. He also played for the Cleveland Rams and Philadelphia Eagles.

His NFL career was interrupted when he served for the Navy during World War II.

He began his coaching career for the Steelers in 1949. He was also an assistant coach for the Eagles, Washington Redskins and Chicago Bears.

Cherundolo was part of the Steelers' 75th Anniversary celebration in 2007. He was named as the center on Steelers Legends Team, honoring players from the pre-1970 era.
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