American Football Database
American Football Database
Ernie Steele
Date of birth: (1917-11-02)November 2, 1917
Place of birth: Bothell, WA
Date of death: October 16, 2006(2006-10-16) (aged 88)
Place of death: Seattle, WA
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: Washington
NFL Draft: 1942 / Round: 10 / Pick: 81
 As player:
Philadelphia Eagles
Philadelphia Eagles
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Ernest Raymond Steele (November 2, 1917 – October 16, 2006) was an American football running back in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles, and the "Steagles", a team that resulted in the temporary merger of the Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers in 1943. He played college football at the University of Washington and was drafted in the tenth round of the 1942 NFL Draft.

He played in two NFL championship games for the Philadelphia Eagles.


Steele died in Seattle, Washington on October 16, 2006.

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