Found January 16, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
New Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman began putting together his staff Wednesday by hiring former New Orleans Saints interim head coach Aaron Kromer as his offensive coordinator and offensive line coach, according to multiple reports. Trestman was chosen as the Bears' head coach on Tuesday night after a second interview with club officials. He coached the Montreal Alouettes in the Canadian Football League for five years, leading them to two Grey Cup titles, and is a longtime former NFL assistant. Kromer spent five years with the Saints after three years with Tampa Bay and four seasons with Oakland. He was in charge of the Saints' offensive line and running game and took over interim head-coaching duties this year in the wake of the bounty penalties that resulted in head coach Sean Payton sitting out the season. Kromer and Trestman worked together with the Raiders when Oakland went to the Super Bowl in 2002. Trestman was the Raiders' quarterbacks coach.

Report: Trestman heavy favorite to land Bears job, Arians also a finalist

It was reported earlier that Marc Trestman and mike McCoy are the finalists to land the Bears’ head coaching job. Now you can add Bruce Arians to that list as well, according to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times. Jensen also reported that Trestman is the favorite to land the job.     Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement...

Cutler’s last stand

A wind brushes across the almost frozen Lake Michigan, climbing over the top of Soldier Field, and dipping into the Chicago Bears bench. On this bench, sits Jay Cutler, huddling for warmth from not only the harsh physical environment, but the harsh mental environment as well. It’s the NFC Championship, and he’s being taken out of the game. The winner goes to the Super Bowl, and...

Report: Bears hire Marc Trestman as their next head coach

According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears have hired former Montreal Allouettes head coach Marc Trestman as their next head coach. An NFL source just told me #Bears will hire Marc Trestman as the next head coach. — Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) January 16, 2013 Trestman is a highly regarded coach that won multiple Gray Cup championships in the CFL.   Need NFL Tickets...

Brandon Marshall underwent hip scope on Tuesday night

According to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times, Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall underwent a hip scope on Tuesday night. “Just a little clean up,” Marshall said. He’s had hip procedures in the past, but he insisted the injury isn’t an issue. He will not, however, defend his Pro Bowl MVP because he will not play in the NFL’s All-Star game later this month in Hawaii...

Lovie Smith Plans On Sitting Out The 2013 Season?

According to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times, former Bears head coach Lovie Smith is expected to sit out the 2013 season rather than take a job as a defensive coordinator. Smith interviewed for three head coaching positions in recent weeks, but lost out on all of them. There are still two jobs available, the Cardinals and the Jaguars, but Smith isn’t considered a strong candidate...

Bears hire Trestman as coach

The Bears have hired Montreal Alouettes coach Marc Trestman to replace the fired Lovie Smith. It's the first head coaching job in the NFL for Trestman, a long-time NFL assistant who spent the past five seasons coaching the CFL's Alouettes and led them to two Grey Cup titles. Trestman was an offensive coordinator with San Francisco, Arizona and Oakland. The Bears hope he...

Marinelli opts to leave Bears

Rod Marinelli will not return as the Chicago Bears' defensive coordinator next season. New coach Marc Trestman said Marinelli has ''made up his mind to move on.'' It was not clear Thursday who will replace him. ''I would have hoped Rod would have stayed here,'' Trestman said. ''We had a great conversation. We've got mutual friends...

Report: Bears bring back three candidates for interviews

The Chicago Bears will speak again with three candidates for their head-coaching job, reported Tuesday. The Bears are interviewing for a second time Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, Montreal Alouettes head coach Marc Trestman and Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll confirmed that Bevell and Seattle...

Brandon Marshall will reportedly need a hip scope

According to Michael C. Wright of ESPN Chicago, Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall will need to undergo a hip scope. The scope is likely need to clean anything that might be causing him some discomfort after injuring it.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script...

Report: Chicago Bears Hire Marc Trestman As New Head Coach

Marc Trestman will be hired as the next head coach of the Chicago Bears, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports. In five seasons, Trestman led Montreal to three Grey Cup appearances and two titles as head coach of the Alouettes. Trestman was chosen over Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, as well as Darrell Bevell, the offensive coordinator for the Seattle...

Chicago Bears Hire CFL Coach Marc Trestman, Chargers Go With Mike McCoy As Their Head Coach

The Chicago Bears announced that they hired Marc Trestman to be their new head coach. The Bears were also looking at Bruce Arians and Darrell Bevell, but informed the two other candidates that they were going to hire Trestman. Marc will leave his current position as the head coach for the Canadian Football League’s Alouettes. He was the coach for the Alouettes since 2008. Under...

CFL’s Trestman named new Bears coach

The Chicago Bears searched far and wide for their new head coach, and in the end, they went across the border to bring Marc Trestman back to the United States.   Trestman, who coached the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League for the last five seasons, will be the next head coach of the [...]

Trestman fires most of Bears coaching staff

New Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman, in the first few hours on the job today, has released all but three members of the coaching staff.

Bears Hire Mark Trestman As Their New Head Coach

Brad Biggs reported late last night that the Chicago Bears will hire Montreal Alouettes coach Marc Trestman as their new head coach. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Chicago will hire Aaron Kromer as their offensive coordinator. According to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times, the Bears will likely keep defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli and Jeremy Bates. Colts OC...

Trestman Becomes 14th Head Coach In Chicago Bears History

The Chicago Bears announced early Wednesday morning that Marc Trestman has been hired as the head coach. Trestman replaces Lovie Smith, who spent the last nine years in charge. Trestman becomes the 14th head coach in Chicago Bears history. He was one of three finalists for the job alongside Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians and Seahawks offensive coordinator Seattle Seahawks...
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