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Steeler Nation loses 'a pillar': Coach Chuck Noll honored at funeral by NFL greats, Goodell

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    Pallbearers carry the casket of Chuck Noll, the former Pittsburgh Steelers NFL football coach, out of Saint Paul Cathedral after a funeral service Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Noll, a Hall of Fame coach who won four Super Bowls with the Steelers in the 1970s, died last Friday at age 82. (AP Photo/John Heller) (The Associated Press)

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    NFL Commisioner Roger Goodell, left, and former Pittsburgh Steelers' Mel Blount embrace before the funeral service for Chuck Noll, the former Steelers NFL football coach, at Saint Paul Cathedral, Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Noll, a Hall of Fame coach who won four Super Bowls with the Steelers in the 1970s, died last Friday at age 82. (AP Photo/John Heller) (The Associated Press)

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    Pittsburgh Steeler quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, left, Coach Mike Tomlin, players, Ike Taylor, and Maurice Pouncey, right, arrive for the funeral service for Chuck Noll, a former Steelers NFL football coach, at Saint Paul Cathedral Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Noll, a Hall of Fame coach who won four Super Bowls with the Steelers in the 1970s, died last Friday at age 82. (AP Photo/John Heller) (The Associated Press)

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    Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II, right, and his wife Greta arrive for the funeral service for Chuck Noll, a former Steelers NFL football coach, at Saint Paul Cathedral, Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Noll, a Hall of Fame coach who won four Super Bowls with the Steelers in the 1970s, died last Friday at age 82. (AP Photo/John Heller) (The Associated Press)

Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll is being remembered at a funeral mass by dozens of former players and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Noll is the only coach in NFL history to win four Super Bowls while leading the Steelers from 1969 to 1991. He died last week at 82.

Steelers President Art Rooney II and Hall of Fame defensive lineman Joe Greene were among Noll's pallbearers Tuesday.

Greene credits Noll as the biggest reason the Steelers were transformed from one of the league's biggest losers into the "City of Champions" during the 1970s.

Hall of Fame safety Mel Blount says "Steeler Nation has lost one of its pillars," but Noll's legacy will live on through the lives he touched.

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