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Old 01-18-2008, 07:52 AM   #1
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Unhappy Former Steeler Ernie Holmes dies in car accident

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Old 01-18-2008, 08:01 AM   #2
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OMG - this is terrible news!!! I am so saddened by Ernie's tragic death. Prayers going out for Ernie and to his family. May you rest in peace, big guy and thanks for the great memories.

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Old 01-18-2008, 08:18 AM   #3
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the list of steelers tragically dying too young is growing about as big as the list of steelers in the HOF. it really sucks and is a bit eerie.

rip ernie holmes
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Old 01-18-2008, 08:27 AM   #4
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Damn, that sucks. R.I.P., "Fats."
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Old 01-18-2008, 08:47 AM   #5
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Wow. Another of the Greats has passed. Ernie was, in a lot of people's opinions, as good or better than his team mates in the Steel Curtain.

I will miss that man. Godspeed, Fats.
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Very sad news - Erne Holmes was one of my favorite players from the 74-75 champs -a force at DT (in the words of John Facenda, he anchored the line like a cement post)

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Old 01-18-2008, 09:12 AM   #7
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I wasn't alive during the 70's. But this guy was a former Steeler, a great one at that, as well as a human life.

RIP Ernie Holmes.
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This just reminds you how precious life is. Ernie was one of my favorites of the old Steelers. This is sad...sad...news. These players...although we don't know them...are like a 2nd family.
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When I hear about someone who has died in a car accident the very first thing I think of is, "Was he/she wearing a seat belt?"

This sucks. Sure it does. I didn't know him. I can barely remember watching him when I was a kid. I can't say that I feel sad about it. I feel more of a.... "it sucks" feeling than anything else.

He was one of the best D-linemen we've ever had. R.I.P.
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Oh man that sucks!

R.I.P. Ernie!
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