Keep an eye on Dan Quinn, Brian Flores, Leslie Frazier and Brian Daboll here for HC The Giants could be one of the first dominos to fall and it could impact the Bears: The Giants should have a new GM on Friday: Joe Schoen, Ryan Poles or Adam Peters. The Bears do not have a first-round draft pick in 2022 because they traded that selection to the New York Giants to select Fields, who showed flashes of potential as a passer and as a runner but finished with just seven touchdown passes and 10 interceptions. Mitchell Trubisky flamed out after being selected with the No. interview request from the Bears per a report. Nagy got off to a hot start in Chicago, leading the Bears to a12-4 recordandthe NFC North title in his first yearas theirhead coach. In 2021, the Colts ranked tied for the fewest amount of defensive holdings, and had the second fewest amount of roughing the passer penalties. I love Ohio State, and I love being the coach at Ohio State., New head coach candidate article on the Bear Report: Brian Daboll. The team moved to Chicago in 1921, and changed its name to the Bears in 1922, the same year the American Professional Football Association (APFA) changed its name to the National Football League (NFL). Eberflus' high standards included counting "loafs" -- a term former Bears coach Lovie Smith also used in his Tampa 2 defense. Chargers Director of Player Personnel JoJo Wooden will interview for the GM job with the Bears. "Lovie Smith out after nine seasons as Bears coach", "Trestman chosen to be bears new head coach", "Chicago Bears fire coach John Fox after 5-11 season", "Bears hire Matt Nagy as franchise's 16th head coach", "Mike Ditka, Chicago Bear '61'66; '82'92", "Matt Nagy caps his 1st Bears season with the NFL Coach of the Year Award", "Matt Nagy named Head Coach of the Year by Pro Football Writers of America", "Decatur Staleys Coaching Records and History", "Chicago Staleys Coaching Records and History", "Chicago Bears Coaching Records and History", Head coaches of the National Football League, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_Chicago_Bears_head_coaches&oldid=1095519183, Lists of National Football League head coaches by team, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0, Returning from previous year(s) of coaching, Spent entire NFL head coaching career with the Bears, Zach Zaidman (sideline reporter and radio coach's show host), Lou Canellis (gameday television host, pre-season sideline reporter), This page was last edited on 28 June 2022, at 20:34. The same day Matt Eberflus is set to have his second interview. The Bears requested an interview with Buccaneers defensive coordinator Todd Bowles.  He compiled a 1434 record over three seasons before being fired on January 1, 2018. Like it is every year, it'll be up to them to make the right decisions this time around. According tomultiplereports, Matt Eberflus is set to lead theBearslocker room moving forward. Chiefs Executive Director of Player Personnel Ryan Poles.
The Bears are conducting staff interviews on Friday. In Eberflus' first season in Indianapolis, the Colts improved from 30th to 10th in scoring defense, from 30th to 11th in total defense and from 26th to eighth in rush defense. Frazier was carried off the field in that Super Bowl and his career was cut short. The Miami Dolphins' loss could be the Bears' gain. While Matt Nagy's fate is pretty clear, there hasn't been smoke around Ryan Pace, yet. Champ Kelly is set to interview with Las Vegas this week. Expect a few names to surface as they look to build Eberflus' coaching staff. He became the first Bears rookie head coach to win at least 10 games since George Halas hit that total in 1920 and won the NFL's Coach of the Year award. pic.twitter.com/DLTe5ZALxe. GM candidate Morocco Brown of Indianapolis on Monday, Champ Kelly is set to interview with Las Vegas this week, Jim Caldwell will interview for the Bears job at some point. GM candidate Jeff Ireland will interview on Friday with the Bears. And with the season winding down, we wanted to get a head start on the craziness that is the offseason by tracking every rumor, report, and news release regarding the Bears' head coaching position as well as other free agent moves. Answer hinges on replacing Davante Adams, David Bakhtiari's return, Better, worse or the same? Insider Adam Hoge made a compelling argument for Smith to be the hire. and Jerod Mayo for potential coordinator spots: Rick Smith (Former Houston General Manager) (Request), Joe Schoen (Buffalo assistant General Manager) (INTERVIEW COMPLETE), Omar Khan (Pittsburgh Vice President (MONDAY), Eliot Wolf (New Englanddirector of scouting) (INTERVIEW COMPLETE), Champ Kelly (ChicagoAssistant Director of Player Personnel) (INTERVIEW COMPLETE), JoJo Wooden (ChargersDirector of Player Personnel) (INTERVIEW COMPLETE), Monti Ossenfort (Titans Director of Player Personnel)(INTERVIEW COMPLETE), Ryan Poles (Chiefs Executive Director of Player Personnel) (INTERVIEW COMPLETE), Reggie McKenzie (Miami Dolphins executive) (INTERVIEW COMPLETE), (Photo: Dennis Wierzbicki, USA TODAY Sports), lbert Breer says to keep an eye on three candidates, second time with the New York Giants as he's a finalist for that job, Jim Caldwell turned down other interviews, ESPN report from Jeremy Fowler and Dan Graziano. Wolf has experience in both the Patriots and Packers front offices. But the unit regressed slightly in 2021, sliding to No. Pace was reportedly under contract through 2021. GM candidate Jeff Ireland is interviewing today. Like Leftwich, Bowles won Super Bowl LV with the Bucs as the defensive coordinator. The next year, Eberflus helped the defense climb all the way to No. The Bears have also requested an interview with 49ers director of player personnel Ran Carthon. Last season, the Colts ranked No. Lots of people tend to forget that Justin Fields slipping to 15th overall isn't due to a lack of talent. A new report from Bruce Feldman of The Athletic that suggests there is some truth to Jim Harbaugh wanting to return to the NFL as a head coach. nterview Patriots director of scouting Eliot Wolf. Dan Quinn's interview will take place sometime this week for the Bears per Adam Schefter. Another disaster of a regime would set this franchise back even further. The story is HERE. The first two interviews for the Bears are in the books. All rights reserved, has reportedly brought in a new head coach, New Clues in the Case of Missing Pregnant Postal Worker Kierra Coles, Chicago Suburb Named Fourth Best Place to Live in US, Several Midwestern Towns Make Top 10: New List, 2 Illinois Colleges Rank Among Most Expensive in US 1 in Chicago, 1 in Suburbs: List, Is COVID's Incubation Period Changing With BA.5 Subvariant? 2005-2022 CBS INTERACTIVE ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. I don't think many will turn down this job if they get the offer. Denver appears locked in on one HC target and that's Dan Quinn. But being able to bring all those stars together takes some skill. They interviewed GM candidate Glenn Cook and HC candidate Doug Pederson. Throughout the search, Matt impressed me when detailing his vision and plan for our team. The Bears have requested to interview Buffalo Bills DC Leslie Frazier per Dan Graziano.
Chicago also interviewed Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn and former Colts and Lions head coach Jim Caldwell for the job. From quarterback to the long-snapper, Why a half-dozen rivals campaigned 49ers' Bryant Young into the Hall of Fame, 2022 Pro Football Hall of Fame: How each inductee forged a path to Canton, Madden NFL 23 ratings and rankings: The top 10 cornerbacks, interior defensive linemen and more positions, Dallas Cowboys bringing back throwback uniforms and white helmets for Thanksgiving Day game, Is the Packers' offense better, worse or the same? They join Matt Eberflus as the lone three with another interview so far. The Bears have requested to interview Packers OC Nathaniel Hackett per Tom Pelissero.  Several former players have been head coach for the Bears, including George Halas, Hunk Anderson, Luke Johnsos, Paddy Driscoll, Jim Dooley, Abe Gibron and Mike Ditka. "I am truly humbled and honored to be named your head coach and together we will do everything in our power to bring a Super Bowl championship back to Chicago.". 11 in yards allowed. They are a charter franchise and one that is held in high regard. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, and Justin Fields went 2-8 as a starter during his rookie season, finishing last in the league among qualified players in ESPN's QBR metric (26.0). The Bears have fired head coach Matt Nagy. Leslie Frazier's interview with the Bears has been pushed back to Monday per a report. The attraction of each job is always subjective but the Bears won't have any issue garnerning issue for top candidates. director of player personnel Ran Carthon. Lovie Smith was hired on January 14, 2004. Last year, the Philadelphia Eagles filled their head-coaching vacancy with Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni, who took a handful of Colts assistants with him. Apparently, Jim Caldwell will interview for the Bears job at some point Intersting. Pederson was fired after the 2020 season, and left Philadelphia with a 42-37-1 record. That Nagy comparison may be a knock on Pederson, though he led the Eagles to a Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots. The Bears also reached out to the Bills to interview offensive coordinator Brian Daboll. Daboll has extensive NFL experience, serving as the offensive coordinator for the Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs. Kelly isthe Bears Director of Pro Scouting and oversaw all pro player evaluations, the advance scouting process, free agency, and evaluated talent in all professional leagues including the Canadian Football League and Arena Football League. "I couldn't be more excited to have Matt become the next head coach of the Chicago Bears," said Poles, whom the Bears hired Tuesday. https://t.co/tKnQ6IT5Eu. If the Bears are a serious player for Jim Harbaugh, it doesn't sound like they have to worry about the Dolphins. #Dolphins owner Stephen Ross: "I'm not going to be the person to take Jim Harbaugh from the University of Michigan.". Ireland did serve as a general manager before with the Miami Dolphins. Brown spent seven years as an assistant director of pro personnel for the Bears, so he knows the organization well. The Bears completed interviews with head coach candidates Dan Quinn and Todd Bowles. Here's who the Bears are interviewing for head coach, GM. Which NFL coaches have been fired on Black Monday? We will do our best to update this as we hear things and source items ourselves.  Trestman was fired on December 29, 2014, with a 1319 record over two seasons. src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=674090812743125&ev=PageView&noscript=1"/>. Before coming to the Colts he worked as the Cowboys linebackers coach from 2011-2017 and their passing game coordinator in 2016 and 2017. Frazier is currently the Bills' defensive coordinatorthough Bears fans will remember him as a member of the 1985 Bears and the Super Bowl XX team. Chris Tabor is joining the Carolina Panthers as their special teams coordinator. Add Byron Leftwich to the list. The Bears announced two more interviews: Byron Leftwich for head coach and Reggie McKenzie for general manager. The Raiders have parted ways with Mike Mayock. Eberflus, 51, also was considered a candidate for the Jacksonville Jaguars' head-coaching vacancy. There's a lot of talk Bill Polian was pushing for a Matt Eberflus/Morocco Brown combo for the #Bears but Ryan Poles has absolutely impressed them. Dodds has been in the Colts' organization since 2017 and was promoted to assistant GM in 2018. He interviewed with the Bears as well. Frazier is currently the Bills' defensive coordinator, interview offensive coordinator Brian Daboll, interview with Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich, interview with Buccaneers defensive coordinator Todd Bowles, interview with Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett, interview with Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus, reached out to Colts assistant general manager Ed Dodds, interview with 49ers director of player personnel Ran Carthon, Kelly isthe Bears Director of Pro Scouting. The Bears are looking to the New Orleans Saints for another general manager, this time assistant GM Jeff Ireland. Hackett has helmed the Packers offense since 2019, which has seen quarterback Aaron Rodgers put together a couple of MVP-caliber seasons.
In 2015, he was hired by the Atlanta Falcons as head coach and led the team to a Super Bowl appearance. He will join new general manager Ryan Poles in taking over a Bears team that went 6-11 in 2021 under Matt Nagy and has missed the playoffs in nine of the past 11 seasons. Fantasy football: Is the top tier at QB worth drafting aggressively? Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune is reporting the Bears have their eyes on Raiders special teams coach and interim head coachRich Bisaccia. Ohio State head coach Ryan Day denies report of potential move to the NFL via Eleven Warriors. Eberflus inherits a Bears team that ranked sixth in the NFL in total defense in 2021 but struggled offensively and endured instability at quarterback, where Andy Dalton alternated as the starter with rookie Justin Fields. Pro Football Talk saying there's buzz that Ryan Poles will be the next Bears general manager.. Is Brian Daboll an option for the Bears still? So, there will always be a large level of interest for each job. One specific area in which Nagy struggled was developing his quarterbacks. The key to this job is with rookie quarterback Justin Fields. The Bears made two postseason appearances in their four years under Nagy but last won a playoff game in 2010. The Bears franchise was founded as the Decatur Staleys, a charter member of the American Professional Football Association. We have our first finalist for the Bears HC job.
Frazier has been an assistant coach in the NFL since 1999. Ed Dodds is out of the picture for the Bears per a report. "Theres no truth to it. Morocco Brown as their GM per Ian Rapoport, Buffalo Bills DC Leslie Frazier per Dan Graziano, Albert Breer points out that the Bears are interested in Jim Harbaugh and Sean Payton, CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora claims the Bears have discussed bringing in Trace Armstrong to the front office, Mike Kafka; Kansas City (QB coach, Passing game coordinator), Byron Leftwich; Tampa Bay (Offensive coordinator), Brian Daboll; Buffalo Bills (Offensive coordinator), Dennis Allen; New Orleans Saints (Defensive coordinator), Leslie Frazier; Buffalo Bills (Defensive coordinator).
Albert Breer says to keep an eye on three candidates: Leslie Frazier, Matt Eberflus, and Jim Caldwell as the Bears finalists Brian Daboll will interview for the second time with the New York Giants as he's a finalist for that job.
The first big question for Eberflus in Chicago will be selecting an offensive coordinator, because a big part of the job for the new coach and GM will be solidifying the quarterback position that has haunted the founding NFL franchise for decades. The Jaguars coaching search will heat up this week with some interesting names, via Jason La Canfora. 10 in points allowed and No.
They have what they believe is a franchise quarterback in Justin Fields but now they need to get the pieces in place to build around Fields for the future. BREAKING: The Bears are hiring Ryan Poles as GM. And in 2020 he was named the AP NFL Assistant Coach of the Year. Cook has been with the Bears since 2016 and previously worked for the Green Bay Packers, so he knows the NFC North well. This slide will be updated with the latest rumors, reports, and buzz surrounding the Chicago Bears and potential changes at head coach and the front office. But I beg to differ. The Chicago Bears have hired Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus as their head coach, the team announced Thursday night. His head coach record with the Jets wasn't great, 26-41. Eberflus, a former linebacker at the University of Toledo who began his coaching career at his alma mater and hometown school, also interviewed for head-coaching jobs last year after his third season with Indianapolis, where he developed a reputation for demanding relentless effort out of his players.
Unfortunately, it's that infamous Super Bowl when the Falcons let the New England Patriots mount a furious comeback. The Bears have also requested an interview with Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn. Finding a quarterback is the single most important and single most difficult thing for an NFL franchise. Indianapolis DC Matt Eberflus per Tom Pelissero. Eberflus has spent the past four seasons as the Colts' defensive coordinator under coach Frank Reich. 16. Previously he was a Dallas Cowboys linebackers coach and Missouri defensive coordinator. Per Ian Rapoport, the Bears have put in a request to interview Bucs DC Todd Bowles. Eric Bieniemy, Chiefs offensive coordinator, Joe Brady, former Panthers offensive coordinator, Matt Eberflus, Colts defensive coordinator, Leslie Frazier, Bills defensive coordinator, Byron Leftwich, Buccaneers offensive coordinator, Kellen Moore, Cowboys offensive coordinator, Demeco Ryans, 49ers defensive coordinator. Albert Breer points out that the Bears are interested in Jim Harbaugh and Sean Payton, as well as. Leslie Frazier. Unfortunately for Nagy and the Bears, the good times didn't last. His defenses finished in the top 10 in scoring three times, including being tied for ninth in 2021 at 21.5 points per game. Yes, there are some older veterans with bloated contracts on the books, but much of this roster is a blank slate. Here is who the Bears have reached out to so far. Keep in mind that for nearly two years, Fields was considered to be the second-best QB prospect behind Trevor Lawrence. Feldman does name the Raiders and Bears in the article. It's a GREAT read and you can read the piece here. He had something interesting to say in regards to Ryan Pace's future saying that the general manager is likely to stay with the franchise after this season. The Bears believe they have their guy in Fields and that should be attractive enough for someone to take the job either as a head coach or a general manager. The Bears now have a five-person search committee that also includes former NFL executive and Pro Football Hall of Fame member Bill Polian as they begin their search for both a new head coach and general manager. When Eberflus began his coaching career at Toledo in 1992, he spent nine years with the Rockets as a student assistant, grad assistant, outside linebackers and defensive backs coach.
"His experience, passion, character and attention to detail made him the right man for both the job and the culture we intend to establish here at Halas Hall. Pederson was one of the first names reported. The Chicago Bears have played more than 1,000 games. He's also been Colts GM Chris Ballard's right-hand man. - The Bears have second interviews scheduled with Dan Quinn and Jim Caldwell per Ian Rapoport. In Nagy's last three seasons, the Bears landed29th, 22nd and27th in the NFL in points scored. Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen will interview for the Bears job next week per a report. Of the 18 Bears coaches, three have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame: George Halas, Paddy Driscoll, and Mike Ditka. Per Adam Schefter, the Bears have requested permission to interview Pittsburgh Vice PresidentOmar Khan. Chicago's Top Doctor Explains, Haunted Mental Hospital in Illinois Reopens to Public This Weekend. Per Ian Rapoport, the Bears will interviewMatt Eberflus on Monday. Saints head coach Sean Payton is stepping away per Ian Rapoport. The Bears have put in a request for the Bucs offensive coordinator. He helped bring quick turnarounds in other key areas as well key areas that happened to be Bears bugaboos in 2021. He's firmly in the mix. There's nothing to that," Daysaid of the rumors. The Bears have reached out into enemy territory, requesting an interview with Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett. Interesting. The Bears have put in a request for Indianapolis DC Matt Eberflus per Tom Pelissero. It's something to watch out for. Packers pass game coordinator Luke Getsy will interview with the Bears this weekend. HC candidate Brian Flores is interviewing today. Longtime Bears beat writer Hub Arkush of Shaw Media was on 670 The Score today to talk about the Bears. I'll continue to update these as we go. Keep something in mind, when the Bears fired John Fox at the end of 2017, reports leaked that Mitchell Trubisky, who was going into his second season would have input on who the next head coach would be. 6 in points allowed in 2020. That interview is expected to come later in the afternoon per Albert Breer. In 2017, the year before Eberflus came to Indianapolis, the Colts ranked 30th in the league in both scoring and total defense. Meeting with the media on Wednesday afternoon, the Ohio State head coach firmly and bluntly put any questions about his coaching future in Columbus to rest, denying any rumors that he could be linked to a potential NFL head coaching job. That unit ranked dead last in points allowed in 2019, but improved to No. Bears DC Sean Desai will interview in Seattle for their defensive coordinator job per a report. Copyright 2022 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. Las Vegas Raiders training camp preview: How fresh is the chemistry between Derek Carr and Davante Adams? Ian Rapoport believes Daboll isn't a lock to the Giants just yet: "Brian Daboll is definitely a strong candidate with the Giants but I still think Brian Flores has a chance at that job" ~@RapSheet#PatMcAfeeShowLIVE #TogetherBlue pic.twitter.com/KlORGIyoTL. Distraught family wants answers in Ruggs case, As Chicago Bears hire Ryan Poles and Matt Eberflus, it's time for chairman George McCaskey to step up, Tracking NFL head-coach hirings: All nine jobs have been filled.
For one, the Bears have Justin Fields, a talented young quarterback who showed many flashes of stardom throughout his rookie season. The Bears have also reached out to Colts assistant general manager Ed Dodds. One of the very first names linked to the Bears' general manager role was Colts director of college scoutingMorocco Brown. Cowboys DC Dan Quinn is the latest to get an interview request from the Bears per a report. It's official. Pederson was one of the first names reported. Eberflus has spent the last four years with the Colts. Brian Flores will interview with the Bears per a report. Black Monday starts early here in the NFL. He also has 44-year-old quarterback Tom Brady looking like a lock for the MVP again. The Bears were interviewing Bills defensive coordinator and former Vikings coach Leslie Frazier on Friday, and I'm told there's still support for Frazier in their building. The Bears have put in an interview request for Saints assistant general manager Jeff Ireland. After Ditka was fired following the 1992 season, the Bears went through six head coaches starting with Dave Wannstedt, who coached until 1998. Ryan Poles,Monti Ossenfort, andEliot Wolf are all getting another interview with the Bears per Ian Rapoport. In his Monday afternoon press conference, Matt Nagy was asked about any potential changes looming.
This is a complete list of Chicago Bears head coaches. Make sure you bookmark this article for all the latest on the team here in the 2022 offseason and check out our forums for a great discussion on the Bears. In 2014, while Bowles was the defensive coordinator for the Arizona Cardinals, he won the AP and PFWA NFL Assistant Coach of the Year Award. Hackett clearly understands the NFC North and would be acutely familiar with the Bears' strengths and deficiencies.  Smith was fired on December 31, 2012, after the Bears missed the playoffs with a 106 record after starting the season 71. For any head coach to walk into a situation where the QB is already in place has to be intriguing. Here's why the Bears decided it was time to make a change at head coach.
A busy morning. He mentions that a public decision on Matt Nagy could be coming soon from the Bears. Ryan Poles is in Chicago today to interview for the Bears GM job. This situation will move fast and I expect Brown to be the top target. Per Adam Hoge, the Bears are expected to show interest and interview Morocco Brown for general manager.
Carthon began his front office career as a pro scout with the Falcons in 2008. "I would like to thank Ryan and the McCaskey family for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to lead the Chicago Bears, one of the most storied franchises in all of sports in one of the greatest cities in the world," Eberflus said. Add another GM candidate to the list as the Bears have requested permission to interview Ed Dobbs out of Indianapolis. The Associated Press contributed to this report. With that being said, the Bears should be in a very nice situation this year where not many teams will be in the market for a head coach or general manager.  Nagy was fired after the 2021 season. Another report from Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports states that the Bears could get a head start on their head coach vacancy, meaning they would do something they've never done in franchise history, fire a coach in season. Apparently, Jim Caldwell turned down other interviews with Minnesota and Las Vegas after interviewing with Chicago and Jacksonville This ESPN report from Jeremy Fowler and Dan Graziano has some tidbits on how Brian Daboll could follow Joe Schoen someplace like New York, where the Giants have both high on their lists. But the Rams fired just weeks before the 2017 draft, leading Carthon to take the same job with the 49ers one month later. The Jaguars are interviewing Bill O'Brien today per Ian Rapoport. They are 1-3 in the postseason since appearing in Super Bowl XLI after the 2006 season, a game the Colts won.  On January 16, 2013, Marc Trestman was hired to be the new head coach to take Smith's place. The second GM request of the day. Chicago starts search for new coach after disappointing 2021 season, Ranking Bears' 11 best replacements for Matt Nagy, Meet NFL'stop 10 rising coaching candidates for 2022. The Bears have requested permission to interview Buffalo offensive coordinator Brian Daboll per Ian Rapoport. After losing seven games early in the 2021 season, the Dolphins than rattled off a seven-game win streak. He spent the next eight seasons as Missouri's defensive coordinator (2001-08) before making the jump to the NFL, where he coached linebackers in Cleveland (2009-10) and Dallas (2011-17) before joining the Colts ahead of the 2018 season. With the #Bears hiring #Colts DC Matt Eberflus, the #Jaguars now have one candidate left standing who they brought in for a second interivew Byron Leftwich. That included a nugget about Ted Phillips taking a step back: According to multiple sources connected to the team, Phillips has privately discussed distancing himself from football operations in recent months, making a frank acknowledgement to some confidants that the organization would benefit from a leader with greater football aptitude to oversee those in charge of the on-field product. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. (Photo: Charles LeClaire, USA TODAY Sports), Eliot Wolf are all getting another interview with the Bears per. Just two days after hiring their new GM, Ryan Poles has reportedly brought in a new head coach. Colts DC Matt Eberflus is getting a second interview for the job per Tom Pelissero. At Tampa Bay, Leftwich has overseen an offense with an embarrassment of riches on the offensive side of the ball. The Bears will interview Eliot Wolf on Tuesday. Jacksonville Jaguars training camp preview: Can Trevor Lawrence make jump in Year 2? The Bears are hiring Matt Eberflus as head coach. With the struggles of the offense over the past four years, and zeo playoff wins, Chicago opted to clean house. That defeat in the regular-season finaledropped the team to 6-11 overall. Philadelphia defeated Chicago in the wild-card round that season, but the Bears had reason for optimism. There are the two usual suspects, Bears chairman George McCaskey and CEO Ted Phillips. It also mentions. Jim Caldwell for the Bears: If I had to bet right now, I'd say Caldwell ends up in Chicago, where former Colts general manager Bill Polian is helping direct the search, though it's obviously interesting that Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus is scheduled for a second interview there. Another interview request for GM by the Bears, per Albert Breer they have put in a request for 49ersdirector of player personnel Ran Carthon. A pair of GM interviews for the Bears today as Eliot Wolf and Morocco Brown today. The Jaguars have asked the Bucs for permission to interview offensive coordInator Byron Leftwich for their head coaching position. Packers OC Nathaniel Hackett per Tom Pelissero. Brian Daboll will still interview today. Of those teams looking for one, the Bears hold some key attributes that not many teams can compare. I think there's a stigma around the Bears that taking a job with the franchise isn't a good choice and that the franchise isn't 'attractive' for a lot of candidates.