Marc Trestman insisted he has one of the best jobs in sports now that he is the Chicago Bears' head coach, and he can't wait to work with quarterback Jay Cutler.
He also emphasized the sense of urgency.
''This is clearly a franchise that has the highest expectations for its team, where winning consistently is a standard,'' Trestman said Thursday at his introductory news conference.
He sees a big opportunity in working with Cutler, a strong-armed and mobile quarterback whose talent has never been in question even as the results haven't always reflected that.
''I can't wait to get my hands on him,'' he said.
Getting the most out of Cutler would go a long way toward invigorating a stagnant offense and getting the Bears to the playoffs on a consistent basis after they missed the postseason for the fifth time in six years. Those issues led to Lovie Smith's firing, and the Bears turned to Trestman this week after an extensive search.
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