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Bears add another assistant coach to John Fox's staff

John Fox and the Bears have added another assistant coach. Zack Azzanni is leaving the University of Tennessee to become the Bears' new receivers coach. Azzanni has
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

The 'But two days ago, Dan Quinn was a genius' quiz

Here's a quick recap of Dan Quinn's last 48 hours: Team chokes away 25-point lead in the biggest game in franchise history.  Loses genius wunderkind offensive coordinator to conference rival (after genius wunderkind got lost in bowels of the stadium à la 'Spinal Tap' after the game). Replaces said wunderkind coordinator with someone who is likely not a genius.  Made this kid...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Keeping John Fox provides needed stability to rebuilding team

After the long 2016-2017 season finally ended, the status of head coach John Fox is an uncertain one. Under Fox, the Bears finished dead last in the NFC North two years in a row and have gone from a 6-10 record in the 2015-2016 season to 3-13 this season. But it seems that the front office for the team is going to keep Fox as the head coach for the Chicago Bears for at least next...
Via isportsweb.com
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Bears chairman says he has faith in Fox, GM after 3-13 year

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The chairman of the Chicago Bears insists he still has faith in coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace, even after the team's worst season in several decades. Chairman George McCaskey said Wednesday he is ''pleased'' with the job Pace has done the past two years. McCaskey praised the ''steady hand'' presented by Fox and Pace. The Bears went 3-13,...
Via Associated Press
January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Bears planning to retain John Fox

The Chicago Bears will reportedly give John Fox a third year to try and turn things around. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Bears intend to retain Fox and the majority of his staff despite what has so far been a three-win season in 2016. Chicago higher-ups are willing to give Fox the benefit of the doubt after a number of things happened out of his control, namely...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2017  |  Discuss

John Fox: Ditch macho act, wear sleeves in freezing temperatures

The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers are set to play in sub-freezing temperatures this Sunday at Soldier Field as a polar vortex descends upon the nation. As such, Bears head coach John Fox wants his players to be smart about their apparel. Specifically, Fox wants his players to wear long sleeves to protect their arms from frostbite. “I’ve told them the macho stuff’s...
Via Sportsnaut
December 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: John Fox will be back with Bears in 2017

The Chicago Bears have not been a good team since they brought in John Fox as head coach prior to the 2015 season, but it sounds like the organization is willing to give him one more shot. Mike Mulligan of the Chicago Tribune reports that Fox is expected to remain with the Bears in 2017, despite the team’s current 3-9 record after a 6-10 season last year. Fox is expected to make...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: 'Growing uncertainty' over Fox's future with Bears

Following an embarrassing 36-10 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, the Chicago Bears find themselves at 2-7 and with the second-worst record in the NFC. Sunday’s disastrous performance can be summed up in looking at two Jay Cutler first-half passes, both ending in interceptions and coming on consecutive attempts. The last one resulted in a pick-six for former Bears safety...
Via Sportsnaut
November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Eddie Royal on 2-6 Bears: ‘Why not win out?’

The Chicago Bears stumbled to a 2-6 record at the 2016 NFL season’s midway point. But Eddie Royal doesn’t see any reason why the Bears cannot go on a run. The Bears wide receiver, in fact, believes the team needs to believe it can win its remaining eight games. “You look around and you see so many good players, it’s like, why not win out?” Royal said, via ESPN. “You’ve...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Bears assessing future of coach John Fox

Changes could be coming to the 1-6 Chicago Bears. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the Bears hierarchy is assessing all facets of the team, including head coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace. Pace is viewed as the safer of the two, with the team believing that two years is not enough time for him to have proven his worth as general manager. Fox appears to be on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 30, 2016  |  Discuss
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