PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A big honor is in the works for a sports legend.

Dick LeBeau is leaving the Steelers after 56 seasons in the NFL, including a dozen here as defensive coordinator.

We’ve learned City Council is poised to proclaim February “Dick LeBeau Month” in Pittsburgh.

He’ll be honored in council chambers next Tuesday and several of his former players are expected to be there, including James Harrison and Ike Taylor.

City Council member Darlene Harris is behind the effort.

Coach LeBeau’s son Rick said his father was very moved to learn about the honor, calling his reaction “hard to put into words.”

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