Mike Ditka

Mike Ditka Endorsement Goes Viral: NFL World Reacts

Legendary NFL head coach Mike Ditka released a video endorsing a candidate for a local school board position. The video of the 82-year-old former NFL head coach was somewhat tough to watch. Ditka, the best head coach in Bears history, showed his support for his friend, David Spada. Spada is...
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Many see Mike Ditka as the greatest Bear ever because of his work on the field and also on the sidelines as the head coach. To them, I say: you are not wrong. The Bears have had a lot of tremendous players during the years, but Ditka should be on top in my mind. He truly embodied what it meant to be a Bear during all his time in Chicago.

Mike Ditka on the Roman Gabriel Show

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Throwback Thursday: 40 years since the Bears’ hiring of Mike Ditka

CHICAGO – This January, the Bears are trying to snap a losing streak of sorts when it comes to hiring their on field leader for their franchise. The last six choices for that position – Dave Wannstedt, Dick Jauron, Lovie Smith, Marc Trestman, John Fox, and Matt Nagy – have all tried and failed to […]

OTD in Chicago Bears History: Jan. 20, 1982 – Mike Ditka Hired as HC

January 20, 1982, is a day that all Chicago Bears fans should know but probably don’t. On this day, the Bears hired Mike Ditka as their new head coach. At the time of his hire, the Chicago media proclaimed the coaching drama was over. In the previous four seasons,...
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Falcons' Kyle Pitts becomes the first NFL tight end since Mike Ditka to accomplish this rare feat

The Falcons fell to 7-9 on Sunday thanks to their 29-15 loss to the Bills, and they also officially missed the playoffs for the fourth straight season. Rookie Kyle Pitts offered the franchise a glimmer of long-term hope in Week 17, however, by making history. With 69 receiving yards on two catches against Buffalo, the first-round pick became just the second tight end to top 1,000 yards as a rookie -- and the first since Hall of Famer Mike Ditka did it back in 1961.

Mike Ditka Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts about Mike Ditka and learn more about the Hall of Fame football player and coach.

Mike Ditka Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Hall of Fame football player and coach Mike Ditka. Birth name: Michael Keller Dyczko Jr. Father: Michael Ditka Sr., steel mill worker and railroad union organizer. Mother: Charlotte (Keller) Ditka. Marriages: Diana (Trantham) Ditka (July 8, 1977-present); Margery Dougherty (January 28, 1961-September 21,...