Jim Sweeney Death: How did He die?
Jim Sweeney, who was one of the best offensive linemen in Pitt history died on Saturday 1 October 2022, he was a native of Mt. Lebanon and former All-American center for the Pitt Panthers.
What is Jim Sweeney’s Cause of Death?
His death reason has not been revealed yet. He died at the age of 60.
Tragic news: Two former #Jets greats, OT Marvin Powell and C Jim Sweeney, have passed away, the team announced. Two fantastic OLM in different eras. Gone far too young: Powell only 67, Sweeney 60. RIP.
— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) October 2, 2022
Jim Sweeney Career
During his career, he attended Pitt and played all five offensive line positions and tight from 1980 to 1983. He earned second-team All-American honors from the sporting news and it was his best his senior season.
Jets in the second round of the 1984 NFL Draft drafted by New York. He started 158 games in a row over a ten-year period and he was one of the most durable players in the franchise history.
RIP Jim Sweeney, 1962-2022.
A true Pitt man who played 16 seasons in the @NFL for the Jets, Seahawks and his hometown @Steelers. pic.twitter.com/kBj0vGGBQx
— Pitt Football (@Pitt_FB) October 2, 2022
Before he retired in 1999, he played for the Seattle Seahawks and Pittsburgh Steelers. Until the end of the 2021 season, he was coached primarily at the college and high school levels up.
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