Vance McDonald on wearing No. 89: 'It wasn't a suggestion'
Today, McDonald, who is, indeed, sporting No. 89, admitted he'd yet to investigate the gridiron exploits of Ditka, 73, whose last season was in 1972, 18 years before McDonald was born. At the moment, McDonald seems to think Ditka, who played for the Bears, Eagles and Cowboys, was a legend with the 49ers.