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Former Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker Has Passed Away

Written by Tony Ghaul

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Clark Haggans has passed away at the age of 46, per Colin Dunlap of 93.7 TheFan.

Haggans played for the Steelers from 2000-07. He was a 5th-round pick in the 2000 NFL draft and a member of the Super Bowl XL championship team.

Haggans entered the league as a special teams/reserve player for the Steelers at outside linebacker.

After Jason Gildon’s departure, Haggans took over at the starter. He started 57 games over the next four seasons.

After leaving the Steelers in free agency in 2008, Haggans spent the next four years with the Arizona Cardinals. He was on the roster when they played the Steelers in Super Bowl XLIII, but was on Injured Reserve.

In his final season with the San Francisco 49ers, Haggans made one last Super Bowl run in 2012. The 49ers lost to the Baltimore Ravens. He retired in 2013.

Former Steelers LB Clark Haggans. Photo courtsey of the New York Post

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