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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rex Ryan, Mike Shanahan are hot commodities on NFL coaching market

    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...
  • 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...
  • A Bill Polian-Jim Harbaugh combo could make the Bears special again

    If Bears Chairman George McCaskey has the slightest inkling 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh might have interest in reviving the team that drafted him in 1987, he needs to fire Marc Trestman first thing Monday morning. Delaying the inevitable until the...
  • Rich Gannon: Jay Cutler 'just doesn't get it'

    Rich Gannon: Jay Cutler 'just doesn't get it'
    Mike Shanahan, who drafted Jay Cutler while with the Broncos in 2006 and reiterated his belief in the Bears quarterback during an appearance Sunday on ESPN, shapes up as a potential candidate to succeed Marc Trestman if, as expected, the Bears coach is...
  • Jimmy Clausen's OK play changes nothing about Bears' mess

    Jimmy Clausen's OK play changes nothing about Bears' mess
    Don't be fooled, Chicago. Don't overstate the value of quarterback Jimmy Clausen making the Bears more lively Sunday in a 20-14 loss to a Lions team that was in the giving mood four days before Christmas. Don't wonder where the Bears would be if coach...
  • 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...
  • Under Marc Trestman definition of accountable, no one is

    Under Marc Trestman definition of accountable, no one is
    Aaron Kromer's voice quivered and Marc Trestman raised his defensively Friday as both Bears coaches left another audience at Halas Hall unfulfilled. This was a familiar game plan of the Bears offensive coordinator and head coach for the latest crisis of...
  • NFL coaching changes not always the answer

    The Sports Xchange By Ira Miller, The Sports Xchange NFL coaching changes not always the answer Here we go again, about to embark on that annual exercise in which NFL team owners perform the equivalent of re-arranging the deck chairs on the Titanic...