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.READ MORE: Police Escort Body Of Fallen Hollywood Police Officer Yandy Chirino To ME's Office
“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.”READ MORE: Erika Verdecia's Confessed Murderer Eric Pierson Had Killed Before, But Released Early
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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