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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 reportedlyUpvote Share Tweet
suntimes.com Updated Jan 8, 2013Mike 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 wheUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 8, 2013PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Eagles will interview Lovie Smith for their coaching vacancy on Thursday.Upvote Share TweetThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Outside the Game: Jay Cutler inspires others with Type 1 Diabetesyahoo.com Updated Jan 8, 2013Chicago 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictionsCNNSI.com Updated Jan 8, 2013When 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Bears GM Phil Emery assembles lengthy list of head coaching candidatesyahoo.com Updated Jan 8, 2013Chicago 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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Jan 8, 2013OK, 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Rod Marinelli could remain in Chicagoprofootballtalk.com Updated Jan 8, 2013One 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 CUpvote Share TweetWe'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…Upvote Share Tweet
PTI Big Finish January 8thJan 8PTI runs down Tuesday's top stories.
Carlos Boozer Stepping UpJan 8NBA Tonight on Carlos Boozer performing for the Bulls in the absence of Derrick Rose.
Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…Jan 8I 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 predictionsJan 8When 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…
Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issuesJan 8We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.