Former NFL head coach Marty Schottenheimer moved to hospice facility, family says

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Former NFL head coach Marty Schottenheimer used to be moved to a hospice facility close to his house in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Saturday on account of headaches from Alzheimer’s illness, his family stated Wednesday in a observation given to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen.

He is indexed in strong situation.

“As a family we’re surrounding him with love,” his spouse, Pat, stated in a observation, additionally talking on behalf of the couple’s youngsters, Kristin and Brian, “and are absorbing the prayers and strengthen from all the ones he impacted via his fantastic existence. In the way in which he taught us all, we’re placing one foot in entrance of the opposite … one play at a time.”

Schottenheimer, 77, used to be identified with Alzheimer’s in 2014.

Schottenheimer, who coached the Browns, Chiefs, Washington and Chargers, posted a 205-139-1 profession file, together with the playoffs. He used to be named the NFL’s Coach of the Year in 2004 with the Chargers. His NFL profession resulted in 2006 following a 14-2 season with the Chargers and a divisional-round go out from the playoffs.

Schottenheimer additionally performed six seasons as a linebacker for the Bills (1965 to 1968) and Patriots (1969 to 1970).

His son, Brian, just lately reached settlement to turn out to be the Jaguars‘ passing recreation coordinator, a supply advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

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