MIKE DITKA NEWS

With Duck football practice beginning, news items cast doubt on the future of the game

We love the glory of the game and the thrill of the game, but there’s another side of it that threatens its foundation (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images). Former Bears safety Doug Plank estimates he sustained over 30 concussions in his football career. He has titanium rods in both shoulders and artificial knees. His former coach, Mike Ditka, did an interview on Bryant’s Gumbel...
Via The Duck Stops Here
3 days ago  |  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

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 Flipping the Bird With Some Goth Chick

  If you had your own chain of restaurants, how often would you eat at the joint? Would you play it coy and sporadically appear, or would you be the boisterous type who let everyone know you have money invested in the place? Obviously, Mike Ditka would be the latter. As you can see above, a goth-looking Ditka fan managed to snag a photo with the Hall of Famer at a Ditka’s restaurant...
Via Busted Coverage
December 30, 2014  |  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

Mike Ditka on Ferguson: ‘I don’t want to hear about this hands-up crap

Former Bears head coach Mike Ditka believes the police officer who shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri will have his life ruined over the protests that followed the killing (Credit: The Chicago Sun-Times) On Sunday, a group of St. Louis Rams players came out during player introductions with their hands-up, which has been a popular sign of those protesting the death on Michael...
Via Down and Distance
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 trashes Bears leadership, defense

Mike Ditka, former Chicago Bears head coach, isn’t impressed at all with what he sees from the Bears in 2014, especially on defense. The 1985 Bears Super Bowl winning team that Ditka coached had arguably the best defense in history, so he knows a thing or two about the subject. Ditka recently sounded off on the state of the Bears, and had some choice words for the defense. Per...
Via Down and Distance
November 12, 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

Action Bronson Meets Mike Ditka and It’s As Awkward As You Would Imagine

Action Bronson is a well known rapper who happens to host his own food show entitled, *******, That’s Delicious.”  The show airs online via Vice and features Bronson getting stoned and enjoying lots of fancy foods around the world.  Seems like a winning combination to me. In the latest episode we find the rapper meeting Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 05, 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

PHOTO: Little Mike Ditka Halloween costume

I’ve been doing this for 6+ years and it never gets old when Halloween rolls around and some little kid is in...
Via Busted Coverage
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ditka: Bears Have No Captain

It seems everyone is getting in line to bash the Chicago Bears this week. We have heard from Brian Urlacher, Chicago sports media, and now Da Coach himself has jumped on-board. When Mike Ditka speaks, Bears fans tend to listen. No Captain Iron Mike is not a fan of Marc Trestman’s revolving captain policy, and it makes sense. You want a single voice that players can turn to, trust...
Via Sports Mockery
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka disses the leadership of the Chicago Bears: No captain on the roster

Leadership is a difficult thing to quantify when you’re talking about the NFL, but when your team is lacking it everybody notices. Such is the case for the 2014 Chicago Bears. According to former head coach Mike Ditka, this year’s team is lacking real leadership because there’s no true captain on the roster. Ditka blames Marc Trestman for his rotating captain’s policy. Here’s...
Via cover32 - Bears
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka disses the leadership of Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman

Leadership is a difficult thing to quantify when you’re talking about the NFL, but when your team is lacking it everybody notices. Such is the case for the 2014 Chicago Bears. According to former head coach Mike Ditka, this year’s team is lacking real leadership because there’s no true captain on the roster. Ditka blames Marc Trestman for his rotating captain’s policy. Here’s...
Via cover32
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka rips Bears for lack of leadership

Chicago Bears legend Mike Ditka has watched his former team through the first seven weeks of the season, and he doesn’t like what he sees. The Bears have lost three of their last four games, two of which were at home. Ditka believes a lack of leadership is the team’s biggest problem at the moment....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Fan Pulls Off Solid Mike Ditka Impression At Jets Game

This Chicago Bears fan pulled off a really solid Mike Ditka impression during the Monday night's game against the New York Jets.
Via Gamedayr
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ditka Steals the Show in New Political Ad

Da Coach, Mike Ditka, recently starred in an ad for Bruce Rauner. If you haven’t seen an ad from Bruce Rauner, you don’t own a television. Rauner is a republican running for Governor of Illinois.  Rauner is running against Pat Quinn, who is the incumbent. The last time Ditka endorsed a politician, it didn’t go so well. In 2004, Ditka endorsed Alan Keyes, who eventually lost...
Via Sports Mockery
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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