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Marc Trestman

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  • New start for Bears after Monday firings

    The Sports Xchange New start for Bears after Monday firings LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The failures of general manager Phil Emery and coach Marc Trestman in 2014 not only led to their firings Monday by the Chicago Bears, but rocked the franchise to its very...
  • NFL coach firings: Marc Trestman, Rex Ryan, Mike Smith out

    Black Monday is in the books, and four NFL coaches are heading off the books. Within 24 hours of the regular season concluding, four coaches and two general managers were dismissed by teams in the East, West, North and South. For the New York Jets,...
  • Phil Emery era as GM of the Bears lasts a rocky 3 years

    Phil Emery era as GM of the Bears lasts a rocky 3 years
    The Bears hired Phil Emery to be their general manager in January 2012. But after a rocky three-year tenure, Emery has been relieved of those duties. Here's a quick look back on the key moments of his stint as GM. KEY COACHING MOVES •To some,...
  • Brandon Marshall: Bears didn't respond to Marc Trestman's changes

    Brandon Marshall: Bears didn't respond to Marc Trestman's changes
    In dissecting the firing of coach Marc Trestman on Monday, receiver Brandon Marshall said the Bears were hurt by "some" players' inability to respond to the changes Trestman enacted after replacing longtime coach Lovie Smith in Jan. 2013.   On his radio...
  • Bears players not surprised to say goodbye to Marc Trestman

     Bears players not surprised to say goodbye to Marc Trestman
    Marc Trestman held his final meeting with Bears players Monday morning at Halas Hall, exiting his post as head coach with gratitude and grace. He once again told his players how much he appreciated them, encouraged them to stick together and expressed...
  • Until a coach and quarterback align, little else matters

     Until a coach and quarterback align, little else matters
    Ernie Accorsi started as a sportswriter, which isn't the main reason he's the right consultant for the Bears. He began his NFL career in public relations for the Baltimore Colts, where Johnny Unitas was the quarterback. When he became general manager of...
  • Aaron Kromer only Bears assistant fired along with Marc Trestman

     Aaron Kromer only Bears assistant fired along with Marc Trestman
    The Bears' purge Monday did not include most of Marc Trestman's coaching staff. Only offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer was fired along with Trestman and general manager Phil Emery. Each assistant under contract for 2015 — including defensive...
  • Bears problems start at the top -- still

    Bears problems start at the top -- still
    Once you get through all the words spoken at the Bears' "Black Monday" news conference, you get the feeling the Bears are doing more of the same. More of the same firings and hirings. More of the same business structure. More of the same half-stepping....
  • Once-patient Bears organization now expects excellence in a hurry

    Once-patient Bears organization now expects excellence in a hurry
    It was with a nod to the franchise's past and year of inception that George McCaskey changed the address of Halas Hall to 1920 Football Drive in 2011 shortly after taking the reins of the Bears as chairman of the board. He's still trying to point the...
  • 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...
  • Virginia McCaskey drives son to make sweeping changes for Bears

    Virginia McCaskey drives son to make sweeping changes for Bears
    On an unprecedented day of upheaval at Halas Hall, Chicago learned this about their beloved Bears: Don't make Virginia McCaskey mad. The terrible 5-11 team coached by Marc Trestman and assembled by Phil Emery pushed Mrs. McCaskey to the brink and...