CHICAGO (AP) — Hall of Fame tight end and former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka has been released from a hospital after being treated for a mild heart attack last week.
Steve Mandell, Ditka’s agent, confirmed a report by the Chicago Sun-Times that the former coach was sent home. He tells The Associated Press Ditka “is doing better.”READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rain Tapers Saturday Night, But More Scattered Showers Sunday
The 79-year-old Ditka coached the Bears and the New Orleans Saints, finishing with a 121-95 record in 14 years, and he led Chicago to the Super Bowl title after the 1985 season.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Illinois: 3,630 New COVID-19 Cases, 13 Additional Deaths
Ditka also played 12 seasons in the NFL and made the Pro Bowl five times. He finished with 427 receptions for 5,812 yards and 43 touchdowns.MORE NEWS: Boeing 737 Max Jets Being Inspected For Electrical Problems
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