Don Shula Uses Wheelchair At Sunday’s Dolphins Game
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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Legendary Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula was two wheeling it Sunday at the Fins game.
The NFL Hall of Fame coach used a wheelchair to take part in a pregame ceremony Sunday honoring Miami Dolphins Hall of Famers before the team’s game against Oakland. Shula rose from his chair with assistance to unveil a new plaque in the walkway of the stadium entrance.
“My back is bothering me a little bit, and it’s tough for me to stand for any long period of time,” said Shula, 81. “I’m always looking for something to lean on or a place to sit down.”
Even so, Shula said he’s not ready to give up his golf clubs.
“I haven’t played lately, but I’m doing therapy three days a week, so hopefully I’ll be back,” he said.
Hall of Famers Nick Buoniconti, Larry Csonka, Bob Griese, Larry Little, Dwight Stephenson and Paul Warfield also attended the pregame ceremony.
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