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In Phil Emery we trust ... or don't

In Phil Emery we trust ... or don't
Wake up, Bob from Berwyn. The Chicago Bears have a surprise for you. Marc Trestman is your next head football coach … eh? Over the next seven months, with the heaviest concentration coming over the course of the next few days, folks like Bob and his brethren—talk radio callers—will take to the airwaves in droves... Read more »

Marc Trestman named Bears' head coach

Marc Trestman named Bears' head coach
Marc Trestman will become the 14th head coach of the Chicago Bears. The team announced the news Wednesday morning. (So, if the number 13 is unlucky, does that give Trestman an edge over Lovie Smith right out of the gate? Double sevens, baby! Alright, I digress …) Here’s the deal: In his first season as... Read more »

Bears lose Toub, narrow coaching search

Bears lose Toub, narrow coaching search
The Chicago Bears lost perhaps their best assistant coach today, as special teams coordinator Dave Toub signed with the Kansas City Chiefs. It makes sense for Toub, who started in Philly with Andy Reid, who is now the head coach in KC. But it’s a sad day for Bears fans, since Toub annually had his... Read more »
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Report: Bears to bring in finalists for vacant head coaching position

Report: Bears to bring in finalists for vacant head coaching position
Update: Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times now reports Colts’ offensive coordinator Bruce Arians is also considered a finalist for the position.  Reports began to surface Monday night, beginning with a tweet from ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, that the Bears would bring in Seahawks’ OC Darrell Bevell for a second interview on Tuesday. ESPN’s Adam Schefter... Read more »

Laying odds on the Chicago Bears' next head coach

Laying odds on the Chicago Bears' next head coach
Phil Emery has been both criticized and respected for the thorough nature of his coaching search. He has cast a wide net, but Bears fans hope his “catch” had better not turn out to be a flounder. Meanwhile, many questions remain. Is Emery trying to gather intelligence on other teams, or perhaps attempting to learn... Read more »

Bears interview Dave Toub, add two others to coaching search

Bears interview Dave Toub, add two others to coaching search
Word surfaced on Tuesday that the Chicago Bears’ had expanded their search for a new head coach, interviewing Dave Toub for the position on Monday, while adding Vikings’ assistant Mike Singletary and Vikings’ special teams coach Mike Priefer to the list of interviewees. Toub, with the team since 2004, interviewed for the Miami Dolphins’ head... Read more »
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Bears add Darrell Bevell to long list of coaching candidates

Bears add Darrell Bevell to long list of coaching candidates
Ten by my count. That’s how many candidates have been reported to be on Phil Emery’s now international search list to find the Chicago Bears’ a new head coach. Diligence? More like determination. Phil Emery is utterly determined, it would seem, to find the right guy. I don’t think it much matters if Emery interviews... Read more »

Bears add Trestman, Dennison to head coaching search

Bears add Trestman, Dennison to head coaching search
According to NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport, the Bears will interview Montreal Alouettes’ coach Marc Trestman for their head coaching vacancy. Additionally, ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting Chicago will add Texans’ offensive coordinator Rick Dennison to the mix. Trestman is a 17-year NFL coaching veteran, having worked primarily as a quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator.... Read more »

Bears to interview Bruce Arians for head coaching job

Bears to interview Bruce Arians for head coaching job
I’ll say this: I’d be marginally surprised if Bruce Arians in not an NFL head coach in 2013. The Colts don’t want him going anywhere, mind you, and they’ll do everything they can to woo him into staying. But I have a hard time imagining a 60 year-old Arians passing up on one of only... Read more »
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Bears interview Saints' offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael for head coaching vacancy

Bears interview Saints' offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael for head coaching vacancy
First reported by Pro Football Talk on Wednesday, Saints’ offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr. is among the candidates who will interview for the Bears’ head coaching vacancy. According to local reports, as well as the Times-Picayune in New Orleans, the interview will take place in Chicago on Thursday. Carmichael spent some time as an offensive... Read more »
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