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Steelers interim WR coach Ray Sherman at training camp in 2019
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Josh Rowntree
August 22, 2019 - 10:24 am
The Steelers have named Ray Sherman as the team’s interim wide receivers coach, the team announced Thursday morning. Sherman, 67, replaces the late Darryl Drake, who passed away on Aug. 11 in his dorm room at Saint Vincent College during Steelers training camp. A coaching veteran for over four...
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The Pittsburgh Steelers wear a DD decal on their helmets in honor of late coach Darryl Drake at Heinz Field
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August 18, 2019 - 11:27 am
The shirts read "shut out the noise." Shutting out the pain of suddenly losing the man behind the mantra will take far longer for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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Josh Rowntree
August 15, 2019 - 12:19 pm
Steelers wide receiver Ryan Switzer was overcome with emotion Thursday morning, speaking for the first time since the death of Pittsburgh wide receiver coach Darryl Drake. Drake, who was 62, was found in his Saint Vincent College dorm room Sunday morning. Switzer, who was visibly emotional as the...
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Steelers LT Alejandro Villanueva at training camp in 2019
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Josh Rowntree
August 14, 2019 - 2:02 pm
Steelers left tackle Alejandro Villanueva knows death all too well. A former Army Ranger, decorated with a Bronze Star for acts of valor from three deployments to Afghanistan, Villanueva watched his brothers in arms die on battlefields. Now Villanueva, and the rest of the Steelers organization, are...
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Veteran NFL assistant coach Ray Sherman at Steelers training camp 2019
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Josh Rowntree
August 13, 2019 - 5:17 pm
While the Steelers continued to mourn the death of well-liked wide receiver coach Darryl Drake Tuesday, they got on-field help from one of the game’s most experienced receivers coaches. Ray Sherman, who has coached for over four decades, including 18 as an NFL wide receiver coach, assisted with...
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Jeff Hathhorn
August 13, 2019 - 12:45 pm
We’re all devastated. I really can’t think of any other appropriate words.”
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August 11, 2019 - 1:52 pm
"Today Steeler Nation and the football world lost not only a good coach but a great man."
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Steelers helmets on the field at Saint Vincent College in 2019 training camp
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Josh Rowntree
August 11, 2019 - 11:18 am
LATROBE (93.7 The Fan) - The Steelers have announced that wide receiver coach Darryl Drake passed away Sunday morning. He was 62. The cause of death is unknown. Drake was preparing to enter his second season with the Steelers. “We are at a loss for words following Darryl Drake’s passing this...
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Eric Hagman
April 26, 2019 - 10:20 pm
Pittsburgh (93.7 The Fan) - The Steelers used the third-round pick they acquired from the Raiders in the Antonio Brown trade (66th overall) to take Toledo receiver Diontae Johnson, who--no joke here--has drawn comparisons to Brown for the right reasons. The similarities go beyond both receivers...
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Steelers WR Antonio Brown and WR Coach Darryl Drake in 2018
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Josh Rowntree
October 17, 2018 - 1:37 pm
Steelers wide receivers coach Darryl Drake has his hands full. On a daily basis, Drake has to deal with an All-Pro receiver in Antonio Brown who has an off-the-field list of issues too long to list, a second-year wideout on the verge of breaking into stardom in JuJu Smith-Schuster, a lack of...
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