Former NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer moved to hospice care

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Barry Werner
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Former longtime NFL head coach Marty Schottenheimer has been fighting Alzheimer’s disease. His family revealed Wednesday the 77-year-old has been moved to hospice care.

Schottenheimer was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2014.

Schottenheimer coached the Browns, Chiefs, Washington, and Chargers. His overall mark was 205-139-1, including the playoffs. He was named the NFL’s Coach of the Year in 2004 with the Chargers/ He also led San Diego to a 14-2 mark in 2006.

Schottenheimer played four seasons with the Buffalo Bills and two for the Boston Patriots in the AFL from 1965-70.