Found January 17, 2012 on
Former Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz has told NFL Network's Jason La Canfora that he's retiring from coaching in order to 'focus on other opportunities.'

Oakland Raiders wish to speak with Mike Tice for head coaching position

The search for a new head coach for the Oakland Raiders continues as the team put in a formal request to speak with Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice. Tice was recently promoted to the role of offensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears with the retirement of Mike Martz. Martz’s contract with the Bears was up at the conclusion of this season and Chicago...

The Bears Beat (01.16.12): Bears interview Patriots’ Licht for general manager job

The Bears interviewed New England Patriots director of pro personnel Jason Licht for their vacant general manager position. They have three other interviews planned. Former offensive coordinator Mike Martz has told NFL Network’s Jason LaCanfora that he is retiring from coaching. And the chances of special teams coordinator Dave Toub moving on look to be increasing. Bears interview...

Mike Martz Retires From Coaching

According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, Mike Martz has decided to retire from coaching. Martz was the St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator in 1999 when they won their first and only Super Bowl. He was then their head coach from 2000-2005. Martz then finished up his career as an offensive coordinator for the Detroit Lions from 2006-2007, then the San Francisco 49ers for...

Notebook: Mike Martz retires

Former Chicago Bears OC Mike Martz says he will retire from football to pursue other opportunities. We also discuss the Vikings’ interest in DB coach Jon Hoke, Dave Toub’s future and more.

Raiders Request Permission to Interview Newly Promoted Mike Tice

Brad Biggs, the Chicago Tribune reporter, is reporting today that The Oakland Raiders have requested to interview the Bears’ newly promoted offensive coordinator, Mike Tice. According to a club and NFL sources, the Raiders have requested permission to interview Tice for their head coaching position. In accordance with NFL rules, the Bears must grant permission, unlike the move...

Bears analysis: Passing interest in tight ends

Brad Biggs: After ignoring the tight end as a pass-catching option under Mike Martz, the Bears are expected to place a priority on finding a skilled addition to the passing game to help control the middle of the field for quarterback Jay Cutler.

Hope the Nameplate Wasn’t Ordered Yet

I don’t know what Indian Burial sight the Pitt side of the Southside Complex was built upon, but something is clearly not right. Reports are that Bob Bostad’s tenure as O-line coach for Pitt is already over. He is apparently taking the same position in the NFL with the Chicago Bears. WSCR-670 The Score’s Mike Mulligan reports the official announcement will be coming soon from...

Vikings Will Offer Defensive Coordinator Job to Alan Williams

The defensive coordinator watch is over…maybe. Jason La Canfora says the Vikings might have their guy in Alan Williams, current Colts DB coach (but surely on his way out after Jim Caldwell’s firing). Williams brings 10 years of experience coaching defensive backs (good), long experience with the Tampa-2 or Cover-2 or whatever the hell you wanna call that defense (good or bad...

First Round Almost Over

According to Jason La Canfora, the Bucs will conclude their first round of interviews this week. IS THAT TIMETABLE OKAY FOR YOU ASSHOLES IN THE MEDIA? Bucs plan to end 1st round of interviews by weekend, then conduct 2nd interviews w/ finalists next week. OAK wants to talk to Philbin, too So next week they’ll likely have their second round of interviews and then maybe pick their...
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