Coached the Chicago Bears from 1982 to 1992, winning two NFL Coach of the Year awards while leading the team to victory in Super Bowl XX. He played tight end during his NFL career for the Bears, Eagles, and Cowboys.
He was a three sport star and used athletics as a way to escape the manufacturing culture of his hometown.
He won his first Super Bowl title as a member of the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl VI.
He had three sons and a daughter with his first wife Marge Doughtery. He remarried Diana Trantham in July 1976.
He played on the Chicago Bears like