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McMillen in his element leading Rush

AFL great Bob McMillen makes the move to head coach of the Chicago Rush

Updated: March 18, 2011, 9:21 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

Bob McMillen concedes he is probably not the face of the Chicago Rush.

"I don't think so," McMillen said. "I'm probably one step below Ditka."

That's true. McMillen's mug doesn't sell tickets from highway billboards. But Mike Ditka, a part-owner of the previous and current incarnations of the local Arena Football League team, is a marketing mainstay in this city.

That's why the new ownership brought him back onboard when the team, and the league, resumed play last season ...

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