Bears nice Steve ‘Mongo’ McMichael unable to journey for Corridor of Fame induction ceremony, spokesperson says

It has been a very long time coming, however Chicago Bears legend Steve “Mongo” McMichael will lastly be inducted into the Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame in August.

The 66-year-old was included within the 2024 seniors class of finalists.

McMichael’s spouse, Misty, lobbied for the previous defensive deal with’s enshrinement. The announcement was met with pleasure, nevertheless it now seems McMichael will be unable to make the journey to Canton, Ohio, for his induction ceremony.

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Steve McMichael of the Chicago Bears removes his helmet throughout a sport towards the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs Dec. 30, 1990, in Chicago.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Photographs)

McMichael’s household spokesperson, Betsy Shepherd, mentioned issues from ALS will forestall the Bears nice from touring.

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“Steve McMichael will be unable to journey to Canton, Ohio, for his Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame induction resulting from issues of ALS he has so valiantly fought the final three years,” Shepherd mentioned in a press release. “The Corridor of Fame is planning for presenting his honor at his house.”

Steve McMichael rushing

Steve McMichael (76) of the Chicago Bears throughout a sport towards the Pittsburgh Steelers Dec. 13, 1992, in Chicago. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Photographs)

McMichael spent nearly all of his standout profession in Chicago and helped lead the franchise to the Tremendous Bowl title throughout the 1985 season. He was a two-time Professional Bowl choice and was named to 5 All-Professional groups.

He completed his Bears profession with 92½ sacks.

Steve McMichael on the football field during a game

Chicago Bears defensive deal with Steve McMichael (76) on the sphere previous to the Tremendous Bowl towards the New England Patriots on the Superdome in New Orleans Jan. 26, 1986. (Manny Rubio/USA In the present day Sports activities)

Jarrett Payton, the son of legendary Bears working again Walter Payton, will introduce McMichael on the induction ceremony.

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Dwight Freeney, Devin Hester and Julius Peppers headline the star-studded group of contemporary period gamers within the 2024 Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame class. Peppers and Hester each performed for the Bears.

Chicago is scheduled to play the Houston Texans within the Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame sport in Canton Aug. 1. The induction ceremony is scheduled for Aug. 3.

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