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  • Bears had to blow this up, didn't they?

    Bears had to blow this up, didn't they?
    Mercifully, the Marc Trestman era is over. I'll miss the hipster glasses, but I won't miss "the smartest guy in the room" routine. He'll be OK. He's a QB coach, maybe a coordinator in the NFL. Never a head coach, though. Never again. Jay Cutler also...
  • 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...
  • Rex Ryan, Mike Shanahan are hot commodities on NFL coaching market

    Rex Ryan was fired Monday after six years as head coach of the New York Jets. Although he led the team to back-to-back appearances in the AFC championship game his first two seasons, Ryan was unable to coach the Jets to a winning record the last four...
  • Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett and Redskins part; GM is vague about plans

    On the heels of the fourth losing season under his watch, Washington Redskins president and general manager Bruce Allen vowed Wednesday to make whatever changes are needed to restore the team's winning tradition. But in a news conference riddled with...
  • Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag: Coaching candidates, Jay Cutler and more

    Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag: Coaching candidates, Jay Cutler and more
    Tribune reporter Brad Biggs answers readers' questions about the Bears. Will the new regime keep Jay Cutler? Or are they blowing up the whole thing? -- @Mist3rT33 from Twitter The Bears said personnel decisions will be left to the new general manager...
  • Hyde5: Did Ross see no better option than Philbin?

    Hyde5: Did Ross see no better option than Philbin?
    1. Last week, I wrote a column that began with a story about H. Wayne Huizenga wanting to replace Dave Wannstedt after the 2003 season. The problem was he couldn't find a good candidate to replace him. So Wannstedt returned and the problems didn't go...
  • Hyde5: Five important questions on Tannenbaum hire

    Hyde5: Five important questions on Tannenbaum hire
    It would be nice if the Dolphins made January news on the field, for once, rather than annually doing it off the field. It wasn't a coaching or general managerial shuffle this time. They added Mike Tannenbaum to the football power structure in a move...
  • Bears may utilize Jay Cutler's mobility more

     Bears may utilize Jay Cutler's mobility more
    Bears quarterback Jay Cutler on his radio show last month expressed a strong desire to move his passing point more frequently outside the pocket. On Monday, coach Marc Trestman acknowledged that was one of many topics covered in the coaches' comprehensive...
  • Where will this leave Jay Cutler in coaching careers ruined?

    Where will this leave Jay Cutler in coaching careers ruined?
    Remarkably, there still are Jay Cutler defenders out there. Or maybe they are Cutler enablers and apologists, but whatever, there are people who seem to want me to believe that it’s never the fault of a 31-year-old quarterback who hasn’t...
  • Would Mike Shanahan be a good choice for Bears coach?

    Would Mike Shanahan be a good choice for Bears coach?
    Does Mike Shanahan make any sense for Bears head coach given that he drafted Jay Cutler and might make it work if the Bears stick with the quarterback? -- @jtbarczak That would be the worst possible solution from my perspective. You’re talking...
  • Rich Rodriguez, Dabo Swinney among popular potential candidates to replace Gators coach Will Muschamp

    Rich Rodriguez, Dabo Swinney among popular potential candidates to replace Gators coach Will Muschamp
    The Gators are hunting for a new head coach after firing Will Muschamp Sunday. After Muschamp struggled to make the transition from the assistant coaching ranks to a head coaching job, many expect UF athletic director Jeremy Foley to target someone with...