As we now know, Colts' offensive coordinator Bruce Arians will not be head coach of the Chicago Bears, losing out to Montreal Alouettes head coach Marc Trestman, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune.
An NFL source just told me #Bears will hire Marc Trestman as the next head coach.
— Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) January 16, 2013
The Bears also confirmed the move Wednesday morning.
So with that news, the Arizona Cardinals see an opportunity, and are now considering Arians for their head coaching vacancy, requesting permission to speak with him, according to Ian Rapaport of the NFL Network.
The #Cardinals have requested permission to speak with Colts OC Bruce Arians, according to a source.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 16, 2013