Mike Ditka was hospitalized this week for a heart-related issue but is said to be doing well.
WGN reported that Ditka actually suffered a heart attack. They say he is in a Florida hospital and will head home after three-to-four days of rehab.
Jarrett Payton, the son of Bears legend Walter Payton, confirmed the report and says Ditka is doing well.
— Jarrett Payton (@paytonsun) November 24, 2018
Ditka, 79, suffered a heart attack during his coaching days and has also suffered a stroke. The Sun-Times says he plays golf and regularly exercises. In an interview a few years ago, he even advocated for kids to play golf over football.
Ditka won a Super Bowl as a player, assistant coach and head coach during his football career.
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