Chicago Bears News and Rumors

  • Bears keep it in the family with defensive line coach hire

    Bears keep it in the family with defensive line coach hire

    profootballtalk.com Updated 32 minutes ago
    The Bears have shown a preference for assistant coaches that worked with head coach John Fox in Denver, including their hire of special teams coordinator Jeff Rodgers. So it’s no surprise that they found another former Broncos assistant to coach the def…
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  • Bears hire another former Broncos assistant

    Bears hire another former Broncos assistant

    John Fox brought offensive coordinator Adam Gase with him from Denver to Chicago and now the team has added another member of the 2014 Broncos offensive coaching staff to the ranks. The Bears announced that they have hired Bo Hardegree as an offensive a…
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  • Bears add Dowell Loggains, Glenn Pires

    Bears add Dowell Loggains, Glenn Pires

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23 (3 days ago)
    Dowell Loggains has traded one underachieving pupil for another. The former Browns quarterbacks coach has been hired for the same position in Chicago, which means that Loggains will shift from Johnny Football to Jay(ke) Cutler. Loggains previously serve…
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  • Bears add two more assistants

    Bears add two more assistants

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23 (3 days ago)
    John Fox continued to build his staff with the Bears on Thursday, adding a pair of coaches to the growing group. One of the hires is following Fox from Denver. Strength and conditioning coach Jason George spent the last three years with the Broncos and …
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  • Bears equipment manager in charge of Super Bowl footballs

    Bears equipment manager in charge of Super Bowl footballs

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22 (4 days ago)
    John Fox hasn’t been able to take the air out of the Bears Offense yet, so it’s going to be up to the team’s equipment staff to make sure the air stays in the Super Bowl. Via Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com, Bears equipment manager Tony Medlin had already bee…
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  • Ed Donatell joins Vic Fangio on Bears staff

    Ed Donatell joins Vic Fangio on Bears staff

    profootballtalk.com Jan 22 (4 days ago)
    The Bears hired Vic Fangio as their defensive coordinator early this week and they didn’t waste much time before reuniting him with one of his key assistants from the 49ers. The Bears announced that they have hired Ed Donatell as their new defensive bac…
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  • Ex-Bronco Gase back with Fox as Bears OC

    Ex-Bronco Gase back with Fox as Bears OC

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    The Chicago Bears announced Wednesday that they have reached an agreement to bring on former Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase to serve in the same capacity with the club.
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  • Bears aren’t raising ticket prices for 2015

    Bears aren’t raising ticket prices for 2015

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    Good news, Bears fans. The team has a new G.M. and a new coach. Better news, Bears fans. It won’t cost any more money to watch the team play in 2015. The Bears have announced that ticket prices will remain flat for the coming season. Which is a smart mo…
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  • N.F.L. Roundup: Jets Hire Chan Gailey as Offensive Coordinator

    N.F.L. Roundup: Jets Hire Chan Gailey as Offensive Coordinator

    nytimes.com Jan 20 (5 days ago)
    Gailey, a former head coach with Dallas and Buffalo, is coming out of quasi retirement to take over one of the N.F.L.’s worst offenses.
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  • Bears hiring three assistants, part ways with Mel Tucker

    Bears hiring three assistants, part ways with Mel Tucker

    profootballtalk.com Jan 20 (6 days ago)
    The Bears have agreed to deals with three assistants who worked under new head coach John Fox in Denver. The club announced Tuesday it would be hiring Dave Magazu as offensive line coach, Sam Garnes as assistant defensive backs coach and Derius Swinton …
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  • Urlacher wasn't 'comfortable' at Bears facility

    Urlacher wasn't 'comfortable' at Bears facility

    ESPN.com Jan 20 (6 days ago)
    Former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher admitted on Tuesday he "didn't feel all that comfortable being around" the team's facility during the reign of ex-general manager Phil Emery.
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  • 49ers' Vic Fangio Hired as Bears Defensive Coordinator

    49ers' Vic Fangio Hired as Bears Defensive Coordinator

    The Chicago Bears hired Vic Fangio as their new defensive coordinator Tuesday, hoping the veteran coach who spent the last four seasons with San Francisco can breathe some life into the once-storied unit.
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  • Ravens hire ex-Bears coach Trestman as OC

    Ravens hire ex-Bears coach Trestman as OC

    ESPN.com Jan 20 (6 days ago)
    The Baltimore Ravens hired former Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman to be their offensive coordinator.
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  • Report: Jeff Ireland joining Saints personnel department

    Report: Jeff Ireland joining Saints personnel department

    profootballtalk.com Jan 20 (6 days ago)
    The Saints lost a couple of members of their personnel department to the Bears recently and they’ve reportedly brought in a familiar name to help them move forward in the 2015 season. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Saints are hiring former Dolph…
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  • Filling out staff is like free agency to new Bears GM Ryan Pace

    Filling out staff is like free agency to new Bears GM Ryan Pace

    ESPN.com Jan 20 (6 days ago)
    NFL free agency doesn’t start until March 10, but Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace considers the team’s efforts to fill out the coaching staff just as important. "I look at these coordinators as free agent moves," Pace said. "Somet…
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  • John Fox wants to mend Bears fences with Brian Urlacher

    John Fox wants to mend Bears fences with Brian Urlacher

    profootballtalk.com Jan 20 (6 days ago)
    John Fox is pretty good at football, but he’s much better at people. And the new Bears coach will get a chance to put those interpersonal skills to good use, helping to mend fences with a Bears legend. Via Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times, Fox said h…
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  • Bears, 49ers want to interview Rob Chudzinski

    Bears, 49ers want to interview Rob Chudzinski

    profootballtalk.com Jan 20 (6 days ago)
    Rob Chudzinski spent two years as the offensive coordinator with the Panthers, but started his tenure in Carolina a year after John Fox departed for the Broncos. The two men may get a chance to work together in Chicago, though. Adam Jahns of the Chicago…
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  • Video - Bears Hire Gase As OC 04:10

    Bears Hire Gase As OC

    Jan 21
    Jeff Dickerson discusses the Chicago Bears hiring Adam Gase as the team's offensive coordinator and what he will bring to the team.
  • Video - Brian Urlacher Wasn't 'Comfortable' At Bears Facility 04:06

    Brian Urlacher Wasn't 'Comfortable' At Bears Facility

    Jan 20
    Jeff Dickerson discusses Brian Urlacher admitting he "didn't feel all that comfortable being around" the team's facility during the reign of ex-general manager Phil Emery.
  • Video - DC Fangio Joins Bears Coaching Staff 01:52

    DC Fangio Joins Bears Coaching Staff

    Jan 20
    Marty Hurney discusses why Vic Fangio was the right choice to be the Bears' defensive coordinator.
  • Video - John Fox Noncommittal About Jay Cutler 01:55

    John Fox Noncommittal About Jay Cutler

    Jan 19
    ESPN Bears reporters Michael C. Wright and Jeff Dickerson discuss John Fox's introductory news conference and some challenges he faces.

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