MIKE DITKA NEWS

Mike Ditka on Tim Tebow: ‘Good for football, good for our country’

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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitt Produces Legends

The Football Writers Association of America has been around for 75 years. They have been picking All-Americans since 1944. To honor their own existence they released their 75th Anniversary All-American Team. A few Pitt players made the list. 5 Pitt players among 52 total players from over 70 years of All-Americans. Only Nebraska placed more players on the 3 teams than Pitt (and...
Via Pitt Blather
11 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN apologizes for referencing false report about Patriots videotaping

ESPN apologized to the New England Patriots during an episode of SportsCenter early Thursday morning in the wake of multiple references to a false report. Over the past few weeks, more than one ESPN employee has brought up the 2008 report from the Boston Herald that claimed the Patriots filmed the St. Louis Rams’ walkthrough the day before the Super Bowl in 2002. The report turned...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka Thinks Tom Brady Is Innocent, Shouldn’t Settle With NFL (Video)

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...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka: Tom Brady is innocent, should not settle with NFL

    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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

10 biggest wastes of talent in NFL history

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...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh has no nickname for Ohio State, shows off Mike Ditka jersey

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Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

How the Monsters of the Midway have Fallen

“The Bears? They suck!” “What a pathetic franchise!” “Joke of the NFL!” “Will this team ever win a championship again?!” “Bears lose, Bears lose again…” The number of times I have seen or heard people say these things is uncountable. The Chicago Bears of the twenty-teens are a laughing stock and a joke to the sports world. The last five years have seen the Bears...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Introducing the greatest photo of Chicago Bears legend Mike Ditka ever taken

It’s a slow news day, which means Chicago Bears fans are more likely than not to be talking about the good old days when Mike Ditka was in charge… AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Every signal caller ranked from 1-32 based on marketability Power Rankings: Rating the best jersey investment on each NFL team from 1-32 In that spirit, check out this awesome autographed photo of Ditka...
Via cover32
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Fan Commits Felony Voting For Mike Ditka As City Clerk

According to Fox News: A Chicagoan with the Twitter handle @CharlesCubFantweeted out a picture with the legendary Chicago Bears head coach as a write-in candidate for the city clerk spot. The man tweeted the photo out to the Chicago Board of Elections. But hey didn’t find it quite as funny as he did, tweeting him a reminder that taking a picture of your ballot is a class four...
Via Sports Mockery
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka Smoking A Cigar On ESPN At 7AM Is So Mike Ditka

Mike Ditka does not care if he is in front of millions of ESPN viewers, if the coach wants a cigar, the coach will be smoking a cigar.
Via Gamedayr
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka would not want his son to play football

Mike Ditka is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The legendary Chicago Bears tight end and coach won three championships as a player and head coach before retiring from the sidelines in 1999. Known as one of the toughest men to ever grace a football field, Ditka’s comments toward the sport on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel have real gravity. In an episode set to air Tuesday...
Via Awful Announcing
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka would not want his young son playing football

Mike Ditka can easily be considered one of the faces of football. Da Coach won a total of three Super Bowls — two as an assistant coach with the Dallas Cowboys and one as head coach of the Chicago Bears — and was a five-time All-Pro linebacker. So when Ditka says he would not want...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka will 'prancercise' for charity if enough money raised for Gridiron Greats

Chicago Bears hall-of-fame tight end and former coach "Iron" Mike Ditka has made an offer that we should all have a difficult time refusing: if he and "prancercising" creator Joanna Rohrback can raise $100,000 for his Ditka's Gridon Greats charity, they will make a prancercising video together. In case you were caught up with Zumba, CrossFit, the Shakeweight and so on, prancercising...
Via Fox Sports
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ditka Is Going To Prancercise!?

If you are like me you are asking yourself, “what the hell is prancercising, and why is da coach looking to do it?” Well a quick Google search brings me to a video that that is sitting at 11 million views, but I still can’t be sure if this is a real thing or a sick sick joke. So, why the hell would Mike Ditka, Iron Mike, want to to do it? And why the hell do I care? Ditka...
Via Sports Mockery
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Chicago Bears Star Feels Dave Toub Can Bring The “Ditka” Back

Any fan, young or old who enjoyed the great run the Chicago Bears had between 2005 and 2010 will remember the name Tommie Harris.  For a three-year period one could make a strong case that the Texas product was the best defensive tackle in the NFL, practically unblockable as an interior pass rusher.  Unfortunately knee and hamstring injuries robbed him of his trademark explosion...
Via Sports Mockery
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka turned Bears game off in first half

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers blow out Saints 41-10 in Superdome

For the first time since the Mike Ditka era the Saints have lost four straight games at home. I’d say that’s unbelievable but this 2014 Saints team continues to defy logic of any kind. In a game with the biggest stakes of the year the team largely quit, especially on defense. You have to question the character of the players, the coaching, and where we go from here. It says something...
Via The Saints Nation
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Finally, Mike Ditka weighs in on Rams' "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" nonsense

Mike Ditka weighed in on the Rams' "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" nonsense.“It’s a shame this thing has come to this,” Ditka told the Chicago Sun-Times for his weekly feature column. “The shame of it is, I’m not sure they care about Michael Brown or anything else. This was a reason to protest and to go out and loot. Is this the way to celebrate the memory of Michael Brown? Is...
Via Bob's Blitz
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

This Mike Ditka Stocking Hat Is A Must For The Winter Season

This Mike Ditka stocking hat is the perfect stocking stuffer. Now where can we get it?!
Via Gamedayr
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Amazing “All About Da Bears” Parody Song Mocking “All About That Bass”

Chicago Bears Football – Check out this hilarious parody video “All About Da Bears” mocking the popular song “All About That Bass.” Listen in as this Bears Superfan gives you his version. It’s clear he doesn’t like Trestman and really believes Ditka is God … nothing wrong with that.  Did someone say sausage? “This is a parody of Meghan Trainor’s “All About...
Via Sports Mockery
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka nearly burned a car to ashes with a cigar

On Wednesday night, comedian and Conan O’Brien sidekick Andy Richter told a very strange, and pretty funny, Mike Dikta story on Twitter. Story time with Andy! @Mobute @Bro_Pair when I was a PA in Chicago I worked on a Peak antifreeze commercial… — Andy Richter (@AndyRichter) November 6, 2014 @Mobute @Bro_Pair …& Ditka was in it, in studio in new rented Lincoln Continental...
Via Awful Announcing
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Richter shares funny Ditka cigar story

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO GALLERY: More Mike Ditka Halloween costumes than you can handle

It’s Halloween and one of Chicago’s favorite costumes for many years has been former Bears head coach Mike Ditka. If you need proof, look no further than this gallery of Bears fans donning the famous glasses and stogie, even little kids! my brother wins best costume hands down of Mike Ditka My son's #Halloween costume last year being Mike Ditka. Great moment! #prouddad ...
Via cover32 - Bears
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Da Coach Mike Ditka Calls Out Chicago Bears Defense

Nobody is more apt to speak his mind than Mike Ditka.  Da Coach had some strong words for the Chicago Bears, particularly their defense.  In his weekly interview with the Chicago Sun-Times, he was asked who is to blame for the teams’ 3-5 start.  His answer was as blunt and straightforward as ever. “I think everybody deserves a little bit of the blame. But I think it starts...
Via Sports Mockery
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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