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Bears’ Toub considered for top job

Bears’ Toub considered for top job

suntimes.com bearsgab.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
Last year, Bears special-teams coordinator Dave Toub interviewed for the Miami Dolphins’ head-coaching vacancy. On Monday, he officially interviewed for the Bears’ opening, according to a league source. Bears general manager Phil Emery also reportedly
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  • Ditka thrilled Bears’ interviews include neglected coordinators

    Ditka thrilled Bears’ interviews include neglected coordinators

    suntimes.com Jan 8, 2013
    Mike Ditka is sensitive to the stigma that special-teams coordinators aren’t equipped to be head coaches. Before he was Da Coach, he was Da Coordinator. The former Bears tight end was working as a special-teams coordinator under Tom Landry in Dallas whe
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  • Eagles to meet Lovie

    Eagles to meet Lovie

    CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Eagles will interview Lovie Smith for their coaching vacancy on Thursday.
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  • Eagles to interview former Bears coach Smith

    Eagles to interview former Bears coach Smith

    The Philadelphia Eagles will interview Lovie Smith for their coaching vacancy on Thursday, making him just the second former head coach to be considered for the job.
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  • Outside the Game: Jay Cutler inspires others with Type 1 Diabet…

    Outside the Game: Jay Cutler inspires others with Type 1 Diabetes

    yahoo.com Jan 8, 2013
    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has faced monstrous defensive linemen and skilled pass defenders, gone through disappointing seasons, and traversed the inevitable NFL churn through two different teams and a revolving cast of characters. So, with al…
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  • Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictions

    Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictions

    CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
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  • Bears GM Phil Emery assembles lengthy list of head coaching can…

    Bears GM Phil Emery assembles lengthy list of head coaching candidates

    yahoo.com Jan 8, 2013
    Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery hopes to have a new head coach in place by Jan. 19's East-West Shrine game and has a lengthy list of candidates to sort through. Emery fired Lovie Smith, in part, because of a failure over the years to develop th…
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  • Bears’ coaching search adds 13th candidate

    Bears’ coaching search adds 13th candidate

    profootballtalk.com Jan 8, 2013
    OK, so now it looks like Phil Emery is just showing off. Emery has expanded the list of known candidates to coach the Bears to a lucky (or, depending on the final decision, unlucky) 13. The latest, according to Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune, is Bear…
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  • Rod Marinelli could remain in Chicago

    Rod Marinelli could remain in Chicago

    profootballtalk.com Jan 8, 2013
    One of the coaches not on the Bears’ ever-expanding list of head coaching candidates is their current defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli. According to a report by Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune, that doesn’t mean Marinelli is without a future in C
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  • BBAO: Mike Singletary joins Bears' list

    BBAO: Mike Singletary joins Bears' list

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Make that an even dozen reported candidates for the Chicago Bears' open head-coaching position. The latest: Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports the Bears want to interview a pair of Minnesota Vikings assistants: Mike…
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  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…

    Jan 8
    I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
  • Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictions

    Jan 8
    When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
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    Jan 8
    Peyton Manning has had one of the finest seasons of his Hall of Fame career, but he needs to find the right reason to keep playing.
  • Notre Dame Fighting Irish TE Tyler Eifert will forgo senior season for NFL…

    Jan 8
    Notre Dame junior tight end Tyler Eifert said Monday night after the Irish's 42-14 loss to Alabama that he would enter April's NFL draft.