Bears hire Eagles scouting staff member [UPDATE]

UPDATE: The Chicago Bears are indeed hiring Ian Cunningham away from the Eagles, according to a report from NFL insider Ian Rapoport. How Philly will handle replacing him is to be determined. Original story on the Bears’ interest in Cunningham below. New Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Poles is...
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New York Post

Ian Rapoport bailed on live radio show to break Bears news: ‘Oh sh–t’

NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport let out a cuss word during a live radio appearance Thursday before abruptly bailing on the interview. was discussing possible future changes to the league’s widely debated overtime format on the WEEI’s “Gresh and Keefe” when he took an awkward pause and said, “Oh, sh-t. I just got a text. I got to go.”
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Former Bears Lance Briggs, Peanut Tillman Campaign for New DC Hire

Bears legends campaign for Matt Eberflus staff hires originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago. The Bears have their GM in place, and now reportedly have their head coach too, in Matt Eberflus. But there’s still a lot of work to be done, as the Bears fill out the rest of their front office and coaching staff. Now, several legendary Bears alums want a friendly face, for both the Bears and Eberflus, to return to Halas Hall.
Minneapolis Star Tribune

In GM search, Vikings and Bears set up a philosophical battle for years to come

The final step in the Vikings' announced plan for choosing a general manager was hijacked Tuesday night when the Chicago Bears hired away one of the Purple's two finalists on the eve of his scheduled trip to the Twin Cities for a second interview. Whether that becomes a good thing,...

Reaction: The Bears’ hire of Matt Eberflus

The Bears made the hire of Matt Eberflus official on Thursday morning, and the reactions and in-depth analysis have been pouring in. Already, we’ve heard plenty of descriptors about Eberflus. He doesn’t want to disrespect the game. He will bring discipline to the Bears’ defense and bring back the Tampa 2, no less. We’ve even had scheme questions about what it might mean for a Hall of Fame edge rusher like Khalil Mack—who was a two-time All-Pro and Defensive Player of the Year in a 4-3 scheme such as Eberflus’s—in a transition.

How current Bears players may fit in Eberflus' defense

With the news that former Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus is set to become the next Bears head coach, there are some obvious follow up questions. First, how much will the Bears defense change, and how will their current personnel fit in the scheme?. To start, the Bears will almost...

6 offensive coordinators to keep an eye on for Bears

With Matt Eberflus on board as the Chicago Bears’ head coach, the next big hire to come will be at offensive coordinator. By hiring a defensive head coach, the Bears are now risking the possibility of quarterback Justin Fields having to learn many new offenses over the years if a coordinator doesn’t stick. As it is, Fields will be working in his third offense in as many seasons in 2022 after entering the NFL last year.

Report: Poles looks to Eagles for front office candidate

The Bears have their GM in Ryan Poles, and their head coach in Matt Eberflus. Now reports are emerging about possible hires to fill out the rest of the front office and coaching staff. The latest comes out of Philadelphia. It’s unclear what job Cunningham may assume if he joins...

Bears wanted ‘leadership,’ yet they chose a first-time head coach and GM

Facing the most monumental task in his 11 years as the Bears’ chairman 2-1/2 weeks ago, George McCaskey refused to detail exactly what traits he envisioned in a new head coach and general manager. It didn’t matter whether the coach was an expert in offense or defense, McCaskey said. He didn’t need to be beloved by his players, as long as he was respected.

Mike Singletary wants to coach the Bears

The Chicago Bears are searching for a new head coach following the firing of Matt Nagy a couple of weeks ago. While it appears they’re nearing the end of their search, there’s someone else who wants to throw their name into the ring — Bears great and Hall of Famer Mike Singletary.

Report: Bears head coach hire 'should be coming soon'

When the Bears brought in new general manager Ryan Poles for his second interview with the team, they didn’t let him out of the building. They hired him the same day, and Poles immediately got to work the head coach hiring process. Now it sounds like the decision to hire a new leader in the locker room could come equally quickly.

Bears Need More from Eddie Jackson

In 2018 the website Pro Football Focus assigned Bears safety Eddie Jackson an overall grade on their scale of 93.2, and after only two NFL seasons he was regarded as the best safety in the league. It's been a rapid and steady decline since then, with Jackson's low point possibly...

Report: Bears discussed trading for Saints HC Sean Payton

The Chicago Bears are nearing the end of their search for a new general manager and head coach, where there’s been no shortage of candidates for both jobs. When you look at the head coach search specifically, there’s no home-run hire out there. But it sounds like the Bears did their due diligence when it came to all options, including potentially trading for a head coach.
CBS Sports

Ben Roethlisberger officially retires, plus Broncos and Bears both make coaching hire; Jaguars getting close

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Thursday edition of the Pick Six newsletter!. Going into today, there were nine open coaching jobs in the NFL and those nine teams were taking so long to make a hire that I was starting to think that some of them were just going to go into the 2022 without a coach. That might sound crazy, but let's be honest, even no coach would be a step up from Urban Meyer.

Chalk Talk: Could Fangio return as Bears' DC?

Wondering about a player, a past game or another issue involving the Bears? Senior writer Larry Mayer answers a variety of questions from fans on With speculation about Sean Desai possibly joining the Seahawks, do you think the Bears would consider bringing back Vic Fangio as their defensive coordinator in 2022?

Bears Survive in Lubbock

Lubbock, TX—Texas Tech (9-10, 2-6 Big 12) could not overcome a slow start and ultimately suffered another close defeat—this time an 88-80 loss to Baylor (14-4, 4-2 Big 12). The Bears did not miss a beat in the first half as the team was in a grove as...