Raiders owner Mark Davis, other National Football League reaction on passing of Dan Rooney

Pittsburgh Steelers?chairman Dan Rooney, one of the NFL's most influential and popular executives, has died. Dan was a champion for his family, his community, his team, and his faith.

(AP Photo/John Heller/File). FILE-In this October 21, 2002 photo shows Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney, left, visiting with former Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw during a halftime welcome home ceremony for Bradshaw, in Pi.

Cleveland Browns majority owner Jimmy Haslam and his wife Dee released a heartfelt, respectful statement honoring the passing of Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney.

As you can see below, the helmet decal includes Rooney's full name in addition to the Steelers logo along with his birth and death years. - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf.

Operating the team since the 1960's, Rooney took over the family legacy from his father who founded the franchise.

It's not a stretch to suggest Vance Joseph is the Denver Broncos' head coach because of Dan Rooney. - Pro Football Hall of Fame President and CEO David Baker. From a personal standpoint, I was honored to call him a friend and always appreciated his unwavering support of the Penguins. "He was, quite simply, a great man".

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