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JETS GM STEINBERG DIES AT 60 OF STOMACH CANCER

     Jets GM DICK STEINBERG died yesterday at the age of 60 after
a nine-month battle with stomach cancer.  Steinberg came to the
Jets in '89 after helping build Super Bowl teams in Los Angeles
and New England.  Giants GM George Young: "He was respected by
everyone in the personnel community.  He never bad-mouthed
anybody; he just did his job.  He was very competitive,
competitive in a quiet way."   Steinberg "showed how to handle
adversity with class," writes NEWSDAY's Rich Cimini (NEWSDAY,
9/26).  Former Rams exec Steve Rosenbloom:  "There aren't very
many like him around anymore" (L.A. TIMES, 9/26).  Columnist Jay
Greenberg, on Steinberg's battle with cancer: "Steinberg
continued to come to the office anyway, without his hair, without
his appetite, without complaint" (N.Y. POST, 9/26).
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