Darryl Drake went to hospital with chest pains Saturday night: report

PennLive.comDarryl Drake, 62, died Sunday morning after suffering from chest pain and going to the hospital Saturday night, according a report from The Athletic. This is a 2018 photo of Darryl Drake of the Pittsburgh Steelers NFL football team. This image reflects the ...

August 15th 2019


Alejandro Villanueva: Darryl Drake wouldn't want Steelers to 'dwell' on his passing

TribLIVEStill, the unexpected loss of 62-year-old wide receivers coach Darryl Drake on Sunday brought back unpleasant memories. While many Steelers players, including most wide receivers, were still too emotional to talk about Drake's passing Wednesday morning ...

August 15th 2019


In pain, Steelers coach Darryl Drake visited hospital the night before he died

The AthleticLATROBE, Pa. — The Steelers paid their respects Tuesday night at a viewing here for Darryl Drake, their wide receivers coach who was found unresponsive in his dorm room Sunday, the morning after he complained about having chest pains, team sources ...

August 15th 2019


Ben Roethlisberger Consoles JuJu Smith-Schuster After Death of Darryl Drake

Bleacher ReportEmotions were high for the Pittsburgh Steelers during their first practice following the death of wide receivers coach Darryl Drake on Sunday. On Tuesday, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was shown consoling star wideout JuJu Smith-Schuster by ...

August 14th 2019


Roethlisberger, Smith-Schuster react after Darryl Drake's death

247SportsThe mood was somber in a light rain Tuesday at St. Vincent College for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who took the field for the first time in training camp following the death of veteran assistant Darryl Drake. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was seen sitting on a ...

August 14th 2019


Alejandro Villanueva hopes teammates honor Darryl Drake by playing for him

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteBefore he became a Steelers offensive lineman, Alejandro Villanueva was an Army Ranger. He served three combat tours in Afghanistan and came back an American hero. Many of his friends and fellow soldiers were not as fortunate. Many of them — still ...

August 14th 2019


Ron Cook: After Darryl Drake's death, Steelers push forward — as hard as that might be

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteIt is understandable Mike Tomlin wasn't ready Tuesday to talk about Darryl Drake's replacement as the Steelers wide receivers coach. Drake's death Sunday morning still was fresh, painful, heart-wrenching. Tomlin lost more than a coach, he lost a close friend ...

August 14th 2019


Steelers still grieving after loss of Darryl Drake, but “we intend to march”

NBCSports.comTraining camp is supposed to be the time when teams sequester themselves in football, isolate themselves from every worldly distraction. Reality intruded on the Steelers, and the sudden passing of wide receivers coach Darryl Drake changed everything for ...

August 14th 2019


Pittsburgh Steelers Wide Receivers Coach Darryl Drake Is Dead at 62

wnep.comDrake is survived by his wife Sheila, three daughters and his grandchildren. Players and coaches from across the NFL took to Twitter to mourn his death. “Darryl Drake was in our coaches bible study,” retired coach Tony Dungy wrote. “He was a tremendous ...

August 12th 2019


WR coach Darryl Drake, 62

Steelers.comDarryl Drake's coaching bonafides are indisputable, presented neatly and chronologically in a timeline dating back to his days as a Western Kentucky University graduate assistant in 1983. The list of the men he molded in his four stops in the college ranks ...

August 12th 2019


Darryl Drake, 62, longtime Steelers coach

The Boston GlobePITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach Darryl Drake, who spent more than 30 years molding some of the best players at the position at both the collegiate and professional level, has died. He was 62. The team said Mr. Drake, who joined ...

August 12th 2019


Steelers wide receivers coach Darryl Drake, a 'father figure' to players, dies at 62

Washington Post“Darryl loved the game of football and every player he ever coached. We will use our faith to guide us and help his family throughout the difficult time.” Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster tweeted Sunday that Drake was “my favorite coach that I've ever ...

August 12th 2019


Former Bears Wide Receivers' Coach Darryl Drake Dies

CBS ChicagoThe Steelers brought in Drake last summer to work with a young receiving corps that included JuJu Smith-Schuster and James Washington. “Darryl was a close friend and had a tremendous impact on my coaching career,” Tomlin said. “He was an amazing ...

August 12th 2019


Former Cardinals wide receivers coach Darryl Drake dies suddenly at age 62

ABC15 ArizonaFormer Arizona Cardinals wide receivers coach Darryl Drake has passed away at age 62. Drake, who coached for the Cardinals from 2013-17 and served as the Pittsburgh Steelers' wide receivers coach since 2018, died suddenly on Sunday, the Steelers ...

August 11th 2019


Darryl Drake, who coached Bears wide receivers from 2004-12 under Lovie Smith, dies at 62

Chicago TribuneA longtime assistant in the college ranks, Lovie Smith gave Drake his first NFL job in 2004 when he assembled his first coaching staff, hiring him away from the University of Texas. He spent nine years as an assistant under Smith with the Bears, leading a ...

August 11th 2019


Steelers WR coach Darryl Drake dies at age of 62

NFL.comPittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach Darryl Drake died Sunday morning, the team announced. He was 62. Steelers president Art Rooney II released the following statement on Drake's passing: "We are at a loss for words following Darryl Drake's passing ...

August 11th 2019


Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach Darryl Drake is dead at 62

CNN(CNN) Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver coach Darryl Drake has died, team officials said Sunday. He was 62. Team president Art Rooney II confirmed Drake's death Sunday morning in a statement. "Darryl had such an impact on the players he coached and ...

August 11th 2019


Statement from Rooney on Darryl Drake

Steelers.comStatement from Team President Art Rooney II: We are at a loss for words following Darryl Drake's passing this morning. Darryl had such an impact on the players he coached and everyone he worked with throughout his entire career. He was a passionate ...

August 11th 2019