Mike Ditka was overly effusive with his praise of Tim Tebow and said the Philadelphia Eagles would be making a huge mistake not keeping him on the roster. With Tebow currently embroiled in a training camp battle with Matt Barkley for the team’s third-string quarterback spot. If it were up to Ditka, Eagles head coach Chip Kelly would have already penciled him in and Tebow’s spot...
Mike Ditka has a message for Tom Brady: Stand your ground. The New England Patriots quarterback is in New York on Wednesday for a meeting with U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman. Berman has urged Brady and the NFL Players Association to reach a settlement with the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell over Brady’s four-game suspension for his alleged role in Deflategate. Yet...
Mike Ditka has a word of advice for Tom Brady — don’t settle with the NFL over Deflategate. During an appearance on ESPN’s SportsCenter Wednesday morning, Ditka said he believes Brady is innocent and should not even consider admitting guilt as part of a potential settlement with the league. “If you’re innocent — I believe Tom Brady is innocent, I don’t believe...
Aldon Smith was released by the San Francisco 49ers after his fifth arrest in three years, and there is a chance his NFL career could be over. Smith has Hall of Fame potential, yet his personal demons have crippled his chances of success. Such a waste of talent. He could have been one of the game’s all-time greats, yet it appears alcoholism has its talons so deep inside Smith...
The Chicago Bears have gotten so bad that Mike Ditka can’t even watch anymore. On Tuesday, Ditka told the Chicago Sun-Times that he is unable to give a full assessment of what went wrong during Monday night’s blowout loss to the New Orleans Saints because he shut the game off. “I’ll tell you what, I...Read More
Andy Richter, who is best known for being Conan O’Brien’s sidekick, once worked with Chicago Bears legend Mike Ditka for a Peak antifreeze back in the late 1980s. That was when Ditka was still coaching in Chicago and at the height of sunglass-wearing, cigar-smoking career. The latter piece of information is most important here. On...Read More
In his most recent segment of Four Downs With Ditka, Da Coach had some nasty things to say about the Chicago Bears defense. Known for his brutally honest opinion, Ditka didn’t hold back when asked about his thoughts on the 2014 unit. “Looks like they still have the same old problem. I know they played a lot of different people, but the defense doesn’t look very good.” Ranked...
Being on live TV can be nerve-wracking experience. The cameras, the lights, the pressure. It must have personalities wound up, especially if they do this regularly. All of that applies to everyone except Mike Ditka, who apparently fell asleep during […]
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