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George McCaskey

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  • Bears cite John Fox's 'great energy' in dismissing age concerns

    Bears cite John Fox's 'great energy' in dismissing age concerns
    George Halas was 68 when he coached the Bears to the 1963 NFL championship. So Halas' grandson George McCaskey, the Bears chairman, is not concerned about the advancing age of new coach John Fox, who will turn 60 on Feb. 8. "He's got the fire in the...
  • New Bears general manager has experience rebuilding team from adversity

    New Bears general manager has experience rebuilding team from adversity
    History drifts throughout the corridors of Halas Hall, around the trophies of victories past and images of football icons such as Halas and Ditka and Payton. The Bears are one of two charter NFL franchises still operating, and at team headquarters they...
  • John Fox right man for Bears' rebuilding job

    John Fox right man for Bears' rebuilding job
    The Bears went down a path they never had ventured before to get a man who has brought back an organization from an even worse position than they are in now. John Fox has been hired as the 15th coach in franchise history and becomes the first with the...
  • At least this is clear: Ryan Pace wants coach in the Parcells-Payton mold

    At least this is clear: Ryan Pace wants coach in the Parcells-Payton mold
    Ryan Pace hit the ground asking questions as general manager, trying to get a sense for how Todd Bowles would fit as the next coach of the Bears. Thirty minutes into his position as head man of all football operations at Halas Hall, Pace walked into the...
  • Five things we learned about Bears in Week 10

    Five things we learned about Bears in Week 10
    The Chicago Bears’ season disintegrated in spectacular fashion Sunday night in a 55-14 loss to the Green Bay Packers. Stunningly, the Bears managed to sink lower than their 51-23 loss to the New England Patriots in Week 8. They appeared totally lost...
  • Bears say they're moving on from Aaron Kromer's comments on Jay Cutler

    Bears say they're moving on from Aaron Kromer's comments on Jay Cutler
    When Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer stood up in a meeting Monday at Halas Hall to issue an unexpected and emotional confession, his players admittedly were taken aback. Surprised. Confused. Not fully certain what was weighing so heavily on his...
  • Virginia McCaskey supportive of Bears' push for change

    Virginia McCaskey supportive of Bears' push for change
    On Sunday afternoon in Minneapolis, George McCaskey helped lead his mother into an executive suite at TCF Bank Stadium. Virginia McCaskey, 91 years old, the daughter of George Halas and the proud matriarch of a storied football franchise, gracefully...
  • With the end near for Bears, what's left to watch Sunday?

    With the end near for Bears, what's left to watch Sunday?
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: The end. The Bears will play their 2014 season finale Sunday afternoon against the...
  • Bears players react to firings: 'We didn't get the job done'

    Bears players react to firings: 'We didn't get the job done'
    The Chicago Bears are cleaning house. After finishing a 5-11 season Sunday with a 13-9 loss to the Vikings, the Bears announced major changes Monday morning, firing both head coach Marc Trestman and general manager Phil Emery. Chairman George McCaskey...
  • Bears get 1st crack at interviewing Chiefs' Chris Ballard for GM job

    Bears get 1st crack at interviewing Chiefs' Chris Ballard for GM job
    As the Bears' search for a new general manager enters its second week, Chiefs director of player personnel Chris Ballard appears to be emerging as a front-runner. And if the Bears have Ballard tabbed as their top candidate for a job that came open...
  • Ryan Pace an intriguing alternative for Bears

    Ryan Pace an intriguing alternative for Bears
    If the Bears were going to shock the NFL world by luring a highly valued member of the Saints organization who played college football at Eastern Illinois, I would have preferred Sean Payton. But Ryan Pace represents an intriguing alternative, a stark...