(Eds: Updates with player quotes.) By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer Marc Trestman wasn't about to wax poetic.
He makes his debut as an NFL coach when the Chicago Bears host the Cincinnati Bengals, and to say he's come a long way is no exaggeration.
After years as an assistant in the league and on the college level before heading to the CFL, Trestman finally has his opportunity. Just don't expect him to get all sentimental when he walks into Soldier Field on Sunday.
''I would think it's going to be all business,'' Trestman said. ''I just can't see it being bigger than that - focus on the football team and my job during the course of the game. I'm certainly very appreciative going out there being the head coach of the Chicago Bears on Sunday. There's no doubt about it. But my focus is to continue to prepare this week and go out and do my job on Sunday.''
The Bears hired Trestman to replace the fired Lovie Smith, hoping...