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Report: Bears to interview Saints' Carmichael

Report: Bears to interview Saints' Carmichael

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 2, 2013
The Chicago Bears will interview New Orleans Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr. for their vacant coaching position, according to multiple reports.
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  • Bears can boast the most for a new coach

    Bears can boast the most for a new coach

    suntimes.com Jan 2, 2013
    Seven NFL clubs are looking for new coaches, and the Bears believe they have the most to offer. “You’re representing the greatest city in the world,” chairman George McCaskey said, “and a charter National Football League franchise.” He’s right
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  • Bears GM Phil Emery happy with his first first-round pick, Shea…

    Bears GM Phil Emery happy with his first first-round pick, Shea McClellin

    suntimes.com Jan 2, 2013
    Say what you want about Shea McClellin’s rookie season. Bears general manager Phil Emery considers his first first-round pick a success so far. Just watch the game from Dec. 2 against the Seattle Seahawks. “You will see everything that Shea can do as
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  • Kerry J. Byrne: Momentum means a lot in the playoffs, but who h…

    Kerry J. Byrne: Momentum means a lot in the playoffs, but who has it?

    CNNSI.com Jan 2, 2013
    The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks enter the 2012 postseason red hot and razor sharp. If momentum matters, they're heading for a collision course in New Orleans.
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  • Got My Mojo Working: No one is hotter than the Seahawks heading…

    Got My Mojo Working: No one is hotter than the Seahawks heading into t…

    CNNSI.com Jan 2, 2013
    No one is hotter than the Seahawks heading into the playoffs. Where does everyone else stand? Kerry J. Byrne breaks down each team's momentum before the postseason begins.
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  • Inside Slant: Still talking Bears QB strength!

    Inside Slant: Still talking Bears QB strength!

    ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    Many of you lit me up for Monday's suggestion that the presence of quarterback Jay Cutler will make the Chicago Bears an attractive franchise for head-coaching candidates. You pointed out Cutler's flaws, many of which are accurate, but in my mind you ig…
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  • Packers to permit Tom Clements interview

    Packers to permit Tom Clements interview

    We can now update our earlier post on the Chicago Bears' request to interview Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Tom Clements for their head coaching position. Clements confirmed to a pair of reporters in Green By that the Packers have granted him …
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  • Potential Bears head coaches

    Potential Bears head coaches

    suntimes.com Jan 2, 2013
    Currently, seven NFL teams are shopping for a new head coach — and other clubs could soon be joining them. There’s a number of candidates and many flavors. Up-and-coming college coach (Chip Kelly, for example). Proven Super Bowl champion (Jon Gruden a
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  • Another look at Devin Hester's future

    Another look at Devin Hester's future

    In the hours after the Chicago Bears fired coach Lovie Smith, it was fair to expect anger and even empty threats from a group of players who had grown close to him over the years. Middle linebacker Brian Urlacher, for one, freely acknowledged that "…
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  • Kerry J. Byrne: Momentum means a lot in the playoffs, but who has it?

    Jan 2
    The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks enter the 2012 postseason red hot and razor sharp. If momentum matters, they're heading for a collision course in New Orleans.
  • Ray Lewis retires -- Ravens linebacker among five best defensive players e…

    Jan 2
    Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis won't be easily replaced by Baltimore or the NFL at large.