Found January 19, 2013 on Bears Claws:
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Defensive backs coach Jon Hoke and defensive line coach Mike Phair will stay as part of new head coach Marc Trestman’s staff with the Chicago Bears, the team announced Saturday.  Gill Byrd, who worked primarily with the safeties, will not return. Hoke is well-liked and respected around the league and with the team’s secondary players. A former Bears player (briefly [...]

Bears reportedly interested in Mel Tucker for DC gig

According to Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears are interested in possibly hiring Mel Tucker as their new defensive coordinator. League sources say Bears very interested in Mel Tucker to be their defensive coordinator. He could be the man. — Dan Pompei (@danpompei) January 18, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement...

Marc Trestman won’t talk about Brian Urlacher’s future

During his introductory press conference, Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman was asked about Brian Urlacher’s future since he’ll be a free agent once the new league begins in March. “I’ve watched the man play for a lot of years,” Trestman said, via “He exemplifies what being a Chicago Bear is all about, and we all know that. When I step out of this room...

Hoke, Phair returning to Bears' coaching staff

The Chicago Bears announced Saturday that Jon Hoke will return as the team's defensive backs coach and Mike Phair will be back as defensive line coach. Gill Byrd will not return as a defensive backs assistant. The moves come a day after the team reached agreement with quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh, running backs coach Skip Peete, tight ends coach Andy Bischoff and assistant...

Bears add Cavanaugh, Peete to coaching staff

The Chicago Bears have hired Matt Cavanaugh as their quarterbacks coach and Skip Peete as their running backs coach. Cavanaugh will try to get the most out of Jay Cutler after spending the past four seasons as the New York Jets' quarterbacks coach, working with Mark Sanchez. The Jets have gone 14-18 the past two years. Cavanaugh served as the Bears' offensive coordinator...

Bears hire Bischoff and Sinclair

The Chicago Bears have hired Andy Bischoff as the team's tight ends coach and Michael Sinclair as assistant defensive line coach.

Bears name Skip Peete RB coach

The Chicago Bears reached an agreement with Skip Peete to be the team’s running backs coach.

Bears hire Mel Tucker as D-coordinator

The Chicago Bears have named Mel Tucker, formerly with the Jacksonville Jaguars, the team's new defensive coordinator.

Bears brass heads to Mobile

General Manager Phil Emery, new head coach Marc Trestman, and the Chicago Bears scouting department are settling into Mobile, Alabama this week for the annual Senior Bowl practices. Already, the Bears staff is sequestered in a downtown hotel, conducting interviews with many of the top seniors participating in the annual all-star classic. . Actual heights/weights are collected, and...

Report: Bears hire Tucker as defensive coordinator

The Chicago Bears hired Mel Tucker as defensive coordinator, reported Friday. Tucker was the Jacksonville Jaguars' defensive coordinator and assistant head coach from 2009-12. Before that, he was the Cleveland Browns' defensive backs coach and then defensive coordinator from 2005-08. It was earlier reported by the Washington Post that former Tampa Bay Buccaneers...

Bears name Cavanaugh as QB coach

The Chicago Bears reached agreement with Matt Cavanaugh to be their quarterbacks coach, the team announced Friday. Cavanaugh returns to the Bears after working as their offensive coordinator in 1997 and 1998. The former NFL quarterback spent the past four seasons as quarterbacks coach with the New York Jets. Prior to his stint with the Jets, Cavanaugh was offensive coordinator...
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