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Jared Allen. (Getty Images)

Emma: Allen Hopes To Key A Bears’ Turnaround On Defense

When you play defense with a good offense, it makes it fun,” Jared Allen says.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

Former Bears coach Mike Ditka. (Getty Images)

Watch: Mike Ditka’s Fiery SNL Outtakes In ’93

Just Ditka being Ditka.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

Mike Ditka. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Ditka To Be Spokesman For Al’s Beef, Nancy’s Pizza

Mike Ditka is staying busy.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2014

Matthew Stafford (left, with hat on backwards!) (Credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Mike Ditka To Matthew Stafford: Stop Wearing Hat Backwards

Mike Ditka likes Matthew Stafford, but the coach has some important fashion advice for the Detroit Lions quarterback.

02/18/2014

Mike Ditka. (Getty Images)

Who’d Have Thought? Ditka Doesn’t Like Cold-Weather Super Bowl

Legendary former Bears coach Mike Ditka wants to see all Super Bowls played in ideal conditions.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2014

Martellus Bennett. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears Would Be Ideal For ‘Hard Knocks’

Tim Baffoe lists all the reasons why the Bears would be a great on “Hard Knocks” this summer.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2014

Mike Ditka. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Video: Ditka Previews Wrong Game On ESPN’s NFL Countdown

While the rest of the panel of ESPN’s NFL Countdown on Saturday was breaking down the Saints-Eagles, Mike Ditka talked about Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe after apparently reading from the wrong note card.

01/05/2014

Mike Ditka. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Video: Mike Ditka Falls Asleep During ESPN’s ‘Sunday NFL Countdown’

In Mike Ditka’s defense, acting as a spokesman for hundreds of products both locally and nationally has to be taxing.

670 The Score–12/29/2013

Paul Konerko. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Who’s Been Naughty And Nice In Chicago Sports This Year?

Ho, ho, ho! Baffoe Claus here. I’m way better than Ditka Claus because I don’t smell like cigars, I haven’t been compromised by endorsement commitments (yet), and children are genuinely happy when I show up to their homes bearing gifts (pizza is the greatest gift of all; wine for children, not so much).

670 The Score–12/24/2013

Mike Ditka. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Great Moments In Ditka History

While a lot of focus was on some more popular clips of Ditka the player and Ditka the coach, I feel much of the true Ditka was not highlighted enough Monday

670 The Score–12/10/2013

Brandon Marshall. (Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Offense Pitches Perfect Game

The Bears did not punt and did not commit a turnover for the first time in franchise history.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2013

Alshon Jeffery. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel)

Bernstein: Jeffery Making His Name

It’s Alshon, and Jeffery. Not that hard, really.

670 The Score–12/09/2013

Former Chicago Bears player and coach, Mike Ditka, addresses the crowd during a ceremony retiring his number during halftime of a game between the Chicago Bears and the Dallas Cowboys at Soldier Field on December 9, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ditka’s Bears Jersey Retired; Gov. Quinn Declares ‘Mike Ditka Day’

Gov. Quinn calls Mike Ditka “the best tight end of all time.” And he says he “molded and guided arguably the best football team,” referring to the 1985 Super Bowl champs.

12/09/2013

Mike Ditka. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Mike Ditka Is A Tower Of Stupid

Ditka is binary, obtuse and a caricature.

670 The Score–11/13/2013

Mike Ditka. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Mike Ditka Calls Jonathan Martin A ‘Baby’

Now, Ditka called Martin a “baby” and said he wouldn’t want him on his team.

670 The Score–11/11/2013

Richie Incognito. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Richie Incognito Is A Creation Of Others

And why doesn’t Richie Incognito like himself? Why is he obviously such a screwed up individual?

670 The Score–11/05/2013

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Ditka On The State Of The Bears, NFL, And Life

Mike Ditka’s main mission on Wednesday was selling sausage.

10/09/2013

Mike Ditka grills some of the new Vienna Beef "Ditka Monster Sausages" for fans at Vienna Beef's factory on the North Side on Oct 9, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Ditka Shares His New Sausages With A Few Superfans

Mike Ditka showed up today at the Vienna Beef Factory on the North Side, where fans lined up to taste his new trademark sausages.

10/09/2013

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Paterno Is Not Exonerated

Welp, it’s true. Haters are indeed going to hate.

670 The Score–09/06/2013

Mike Ditka. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Ditka Makes Return To Halas Hall

lot has changed at the newly renovated Halas Hall, but for a moment Tuesday, the practice field had a look from 20 years ago.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2013

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