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Trudging Through Tragedy: ‘We Intend To March’, Says Tomlin

It’s not often that a team experiences a tragedy during the course of a season. It’s happened before, certainly, but there is no set course of action with respect to coming to grips with the practical and emotional fallout that comes along with it, and to do so on the fly.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are just in the infancy stages of figuring out, practically and emotionally, how to continue forward following the tragic and sudden passing of wide receivers coach Darryl Drake. Entering his second season with the team, but already extremely well-respected within the organization and around the league, he was 62 at the time of his death, while in his bed in Latrobe on Sunday morning.