Found January 16, 2012 on Fantasy Football Champs:
Mike Martz is reportedly retiring from coaching, according to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network. Fantasy Spin:Martz resigned as Chicagos offensive coordinator, and turned 60 in May. He will chiefly be remembered for leading St. Louis to a jaw-dropping 526 points as their offensive coordinator in 1999, a season of which ended with a win in Super Bowl XXXIV. That offense led by quarterback Kurt Warner was nicknamed The Greatest Show on Turf.

Martz says he's retiring from coaching

Mike Martz says he is retiring from coaching. The NFL Network first reported his decision this week and Martz told the Chicago Sun-Times, ''It's time.'' He did not return a message left Tuesday. The architect of ''The Greatest Show on Turf'' as offensive coordinator and head coach of the Rams, Martz spent the past two seasons as the Chicago Bears...

Mike Martz retires from coaching

Thirty-eight years ­after starting his career at a ­Fresno, Calif., high school, Mike Martz decided to ­retire from coaching Monday. “It’s time,” Martz told the Sun-Times. His greatest pupil disagrees. “He’s a great teacher of the game and has great knowledge of the game, and he has so...

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...

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.

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...

Mike Martz Gave Us Something To Believe In, Even If We Shouldn't

We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries. More »

Daily Links: Nothing Going On

Mike Martz decides to retire [PFT] Lucy Ewbank, Weeb’s Widow, Passes Away at 105 [NY Jets] Eli entertains idea of Peyton as a neighbor [ESPN] More On Sparano [CBS]

Martz says he will retire from coaching

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.'

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.

Bear Bites: All About Coaches

Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Bears news. Read on for lots of coaching personnel news, how Lovie Smith dealt with the roster and the role of tight ends on the Bears offense. After leaving the Bears, Mike Martz has decided to retire from coaching. (Chicago Sun-Times) The Bears' exclusive negotiating window with special teams coach...
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