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Chicago Bears Flash Glimmer of Offensive Potential Against Oakland Raiders
August 24th, 2013 at 11:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** It must have been a heck of a pep talk from "Da Coach," Mike Ditka, in practice this week.  Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler sliced the Oakland Raider defense for 142 yards and a touchdown, running back Matt Forte powered his way to 76 yards, and that was in just a...

“Iron” Mike Ditka on Hand at Tuesday’s Chicago Bears’ Practice
August 20th, 2013 at 12:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** A familiar face was roaming the sidelines at Chicago Bears' practice Tuesday.  Legendary former head coach Mike Ditka was on hand, as a guest of none other than new coach Marc Trestman. The Bears official twitter account tweeted a photo Tuesday afternoon.  Ditka hasn't been seen at practice for more than...

Former Chicago Bears Coach Mike Ditka Suffers ‘Very Minor Stroke’
November 16th, 2012 at 9:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** Former Chicago Bears head coach and tight end Mike Ditka was hospitilized Friday after suffering what doctors called a "very minor stroke." Ditka, 73, hasn't had any major health issues of late, but did suffer a heart attack while coaching the Bears in 1988. According to the Chicago Tribune, Ditka said, "I...