A former Pittsburgh Steelers star and multiple time Super Bowl champion was reportedly found dead this week.
Sam Davis, a former Pittsburgh Steelers lineman, was reportedly found dead near his home at an adult care housing complex on Tuesday night, according to reports.
Foul play is not suspected, according to police.
Davis reportedly is legally blind and had dementia. He was last seen near the home early on Tuesday morning.
We have a sad update to report: According to multiple sources the BOLO for Sam Davis has been cancelled. His body was found inside the New Life Personal Care home. He was 75-years-old and a former Pittsburgh Steelers player. pic.twitter.com/h3yhT4vH3d
— Michele Newell (@micheleWPXI) September 11, 2019
Davis was a four-time Super Bowl champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Pittsburgh released the following statement:
We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Sam Davis. Sam was a member of the Steelers teams that won four Super Bowls in the 1970s, including starting at left guard in Super Bowls XIII and XIV. A member of our 50th Season All-Time Team, he played 13 seasons and was beloved and respected by his Steelers teammates, coaches and staff.
Our prayers go out to the entire Davis family during this difficult time.
Rest in peace, Sam.