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2017 Bears position grades: Offensive Line
The Bears have a few key decisions to make with their offensive line unit, namely whether or not to keep guard Josh Sitton and tackle Bobby Massie. 
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Grading the Bears offensive linemen in 2017
Laurence Holmes puts a grade on each of the Bears offensive linemen from the past season.
Mike Glennon's expensive one-year Bears stint by the numbers
Mike Glennon was with the Bears for one year and cost a lot of money for not a lot of production.
Tackling Lessons from NFL Safety Michael Thomas
Michael Thomas teaches The Schmo how to tackle with the Mobile Virtual Player (MVP-Drive) Tackling Dummy. During The Schmo's interview, Thomas asks Bears Defensive Coordinator Vic Fangio to come get him in...
2017 Bears position grades: Wide receivers
Wide receiver is one of the positions of biggest need for the Bears after the unit struggled in 2017.
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Greg Jennings 2nd Appearance on The Schmo and The Pro
The Schmo sits down with former Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver Greg Jennings. Topics include Michael Jordan, Mitchell Trubisky, and manicures.
Grading the Bears wide receivers in 2017
Laurence Holmes puts a grade on each of the Bears wide receivers from the past season.
2017 Bears position grades: Tight ends
JJ Stankevitz ranks the Bears' tight ends from 2017, which featured a handful of underwhelming performances from a deep group.
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Grading the Bears tight ends in 2017
Laurence Holmes looks at the disappointing tight end group from the Bears in 2017.
Bears to play in Hall of Fame Game
The Bears will play the Baltimore Ravens in this year's Hall of Fame Game in Canton. Who benefits the most from that?
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NFL Draft Prospect Simmie Cobbs Jr. trains with The Schmo
The Schmo is on scene in Woodland Hills, CA to make sure fellow Chicagoan, Simmie Cobbs Jr., is getting ready for the NFL Combine. The Bears are in need of an upgrade at WR so The Schmo is scouting our...
2017 Bears position grades: Running backs
JJ Stankevitz ranks the Bears' running backs from 2017, which featured an impressive season from rookie Tarik Cohen.
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Grading the Bears running backs in 2017
Laurence Holmes evaluates the Bears running backs from the 2017 season.
Six degrees of Matt Nagy separation
Matt Nagy has been around the NFL block and has had an impact on a number of current starters in the NFL.
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Chicago Sports Talk on the Red Carpet with The Schmo
The Schmo talks Cubs baseball and Bears football on the red carpet with current players and legends of the game.
2017 Bears position grades: Quarterbacks
Mitchell Trubisky is the future of the Bears, for better or worse. JJ Stankevitz ranks his play along with the rest of the Bears quarterbacks.
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Grading the Bears quarterbacks in 2017
Laurence Holmes grades each of the Bears' quarterbacks from 2017.
49ers locking in Garoppolo sets up interesting future with Trubisky
The 49ers casting their future into Jimmy Garoppolo marks another of those moves that aren’t directly tied to anything Bears, but nonetheless spark a number of thoughts.
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Spice and Schmo
The Schmo meets with Anthony 'Spice' Adams at Radio Row to talk good eats, Alshon Jeffery, who the Bears should sign in free agency and more.
Under Center Podcast: The Bears are having a good February
Between Brian Urlacher being elected to the Hall of Fame and not getting punk’d by Josh McDaniels, the Bears are looking good as the NFL’s focus shifts to free agency and the draft.
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Arlington Heights native Jimmy Garoppolo agrees to record NFL deal
The 49ers and quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo agreed to a five-year contract, making Garoppolo the highest paid player on a yearly-basis in NFL history.
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The Schmo talks Bears football at Super Bowl Radio Row
The Schmo hit Radio Row to talk Bears football among current players and legends of the game.
Colts losing Josh McDaniels a replay of Bears ’99 saga?
Josh McDaniels spurned the Colts after a press release announcing his hiring was made. Should that sound familiar to Bears fans?
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Mock draft: How will QBs affect Bears' plans?
With Kirk Cousins available this spring and potentially four quarterbacks worthy of being top-10 picks, the Bears will be presented with some intriguing scenarios in April. 
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Brad Childress to join Bears, per report
According to a report, the Bears are expected to hire former Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress as an offensive consultant on Matt Nagy's staff.
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The Bears inspired a big Eagles play in the Super Bowl
Nick Foles caught a touchdown on a trick play in the Super Bowl and the Bears' version of the play is what the Eagles copied.
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Alshon Jeffery's Super Bowl prediction came true
Alshon Jeffery predicted the Bears would win the Super Bowl this season. A year later Jeffery won the Super Bowl with the Eagles.
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Super Bowl shows backup QB is a franchise priority for Bears
Nick Foles showed how important a backup quarterback can be and why the Bears need to prioritize that spot.
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Laurence Holmes on Brian Urlacher making Hall of Fame
Mark Schanowski talks to Laurence Holmes about Brian Urlacher getting into the Hall of Fame on the first ballot.
Urlacher: 'I was very happy to go to college for free'
Brian Urlacher looked back on his career and those that helped him get to the Hall of Fame after he was elected.
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Takeaways from Urlacher becoming latest Bears HOF selection
Brian Urlacher left quite an impression on John 'Moon' Mullin during his 13-year Bears career.
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Urlacher talks about being elected to Hall of Fame
Brian Urlacher talks about being elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on the first ballot.
Brian Urlacher: First-ballot Hall of Famer
Brian Urlacher was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on his first ballot, a well-deserved recognition of the career of one of the best middle linebackers to ever play the game.
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Urlacher on if his Hall of Fame bust will have hair or not
Lance Briggs asks Brian Urlacher if his Hall of Fame bust will have hair of be bald and Urlacher gives a clear answer.
Urlacher jokes with Briggs about being invited to Hall party
Brian Urlacher jokes with Lance Briggs about having him at Urlacher's Hall of Fame induction party.
SportsTalk Live Podcast: Looking ahead to Super Bowl LII
Luke Stuckmeyer hosts SportsTalk Live with Brian Urlacher's Hall of Fame bid and the Super Bowl leading the discussion.
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Under Center Podcast: Briggs and Urlacher
Lance Briggs sits down with former teammate Brian Urlacher to discuss his upcoming Hall of Fame announcement on the latest Under Center Podcast.
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Brian Urlacher, the accidental middle linebacker
Brian Urlacher is a Hall of Fame finalist this weekend. But first he was a chance draft pick, a potential safety and a strong-side linebacker before becoming one of the Bears' best middle linebackers ever.
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John Fox mulling several job offers
According to one NFL Insider, former Bears' head coach John Fox is "mulling over" several coaching offers for the 2018 football season.
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The Case for Canton: Urlacher vs. Lewis
Hub Arkush breaks down the Hall of Fame case for Brian Urlacher compared to Ray Lewis.
The Case for Canton: Urlacher vs. Lewis
Hub Arkush breaks down the Hall of Fame case for Brian Urlacher compared to Ray Lewis.
Lewis vs. Urlacher: Who has the edge?
Both Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher were elite, franchise-altering players. But if only one will be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend, who will it be?
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Who will present Urlacher at HOF?
When Brian Urlacher picks a coach to help introduce him at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, who will he choose? 
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Urlacher, Briggs reminisce on their playing days together
Former Bears linebackers Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs relive stories from when they played together on the Bears.
Smith vouches for Nagy's impact
Alex Smith took his game to the next level under Matt Nagy and thinks Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky can do the same.
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Musings from Super Bowl week
Here's what Tom Brady's success can tell us about whats' most important to Mitch Trubisky's growth. That and more from Super Bowl week.
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Urlacher on Hall: 'It doesn't change what I did'
Brian Urlacher's trying not to think about the Hall of Fame just yet, telling longtime teammate Lance Briggs that making the Hall "doesn't change what I did on the football field."
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Urlacher not sweating Saturday's HOF announcement
Brian Urlacher tells former teammate and friend Lance Briggs why he’s not sweating Saturday’s Pro Football HOF announcement
Why the Pats are so good for the NFL
Love 'em or hate 'em, the New England Patriots are the best thing that could be happening to the NFL right now.
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Lovie: Not voting Urlacher into HOF on first ballot 'would be an insult'
Lovie Smith knows about Hall of Fame players, and the thought of Brian Urlacher not being voted in on a first ballot left the former Bears coach sputtering.
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How Baker Mayfield can help the Bears
If Baker Mayfield's stock continues to rise in the next three months, the Bears could be presented with some tantalizing scenarios involving the No. 8 pick. 
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'I don't know how he does it'
Brandon Parker, an offensive line prospect in this year's draft, offered some interesting memories of what it was like to block for Tarik Cohen in college. 
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How important is the Senior Bowl?
Listen to the discussion of what the Bears can get out of the Senior Bowl, and how important this week is to them
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Former Ducks effusive in praise of Bears OC Helfrich
Mark Helfrich left a lasting impression on his former Oregon players, a few of whom are in Mobile for the Senior Bowl this week. 
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Kevin White's brother confident in comeback
Kevin White's younger brother believes the Bears wide receiver can bounce back from an injury-plagued start to his NFL career.
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The Top 10 players in 2018 NFL Draft
Hub Arkush breaks down his list of the Top 10 players in the 2018 NFL Draft and he's not too high on the QBs, which could pose good news for the Bears.
Bears' options at No. 8
With the Senior Bowl starting this week, check out our first look at the Top 10 in the 2018 NFL Draft.
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6 players to watch in Senior Bowl
Senior Bowl practices begin this week, giving the Bears their first opportunity for some up-close draft scouting in 2018. 
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Conference championships have their own takeaways for Bears
The next-to-last weekend of NFL football for the 2017 season and a handful of notelets present themselves with varying degrees of relevance for the Bears.
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'Adapt or die' perfect motto for Nagy & Co.
Bears special teams coach Chris Tabor floated the phrase "adapt or die" during his press conference Thursday, and it's a pretty accurate assessment of Matt nagy and his new staff.
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What exactly is Bears' identity?
The Bears could be a mixture of the West Coast and spread offenses with Matt Nagy and Mark Helfrich on board. It's really unknown at this point, which is a good thing for Mitch and the offense.
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Takeaways from bears' 2018 coordinators
It's very clear the Bears' new coaching staff all agrees that the franchise has something special in Mitch Trubisky. That and more from John "Moon" Mullin.
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Best of Nagy, Fangio, Helfrich, Tabor in Bears presser
Check out the best moments as Vic Fangio (defensive coordinator) was reintroduced to the Bears while Mark Helfrich (offensive coordinator) and Chris Tabor (special teams) were introduced.
Fangio delivers some refreshing honesty
Vic Fangio offered a refreshingly honest evaluation of the Bears' defense on Thursday. 
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Fangio has different assessment on 2017 Bears defense
Vic Fangio didn't share the assessment of his 2017 defense, knowing the team has plenty to improve upon moving forward.
The best lines from the Bears coordinator pressers
Running down the top lines delivered by the Bears coordinators in the press conferences Thursday at Halas Hall.
STL Pod: Should Bears use Jags/Vikes as blueprints and build an elite defense?
Teams with good defenses are moving through the NFL playoffs. Is that a formula for the Bears to copy? That and the Bulls' winning streak in the SportsTalk Live Podcast.
Will Bears see instant improvement under Nagy?
Will the Bears improve right away under Matt Nagy? John "Moon" Mullin tries to put the new head coach's first-year expectations in context.
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For hopeful Bears, more object lessons from NFL divisional round
So another playoff weekend and with it some takeaways of greater or lesser relevance for the Bears.
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Fangio re-signing confirms different kind of 'aggressive' in Bears organization
Bringing back Vic Fangio says some interesting things about the Bears and the franchise's direction.
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Vic Fangio can make the Bears' D great
With the reported return of Vic Fangio, head coach Matt Nagy has given the Bears' defense the best chance to be great in 2018.
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Emptying out the Bears notebook
Expect tight ends to receive plenty of attention in Matt Nagy's new Bears offense. That and more as John "Moon" Mullin empties out his notebook from a wild week.
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Podcast: Do the Bears need to bring back Vic Fangio?
Matt Nagy has begun to fill out his coaching staff, but will Vic Fangio be a part of it?
Chris Simms on Fangio: I think the world of him
Chris Simms talks about how important keeping Vic Fangio will be for the Bears.
A first-hand account of Nagy and Helfrich's credentials
Former Bears safety Doug Plank talks about his experience working with Matt Nagy and Mark Helfrich.
Why Helfrich fits Bears' offensive vision
Mark Helfrich has never coached in the NFL before, but should be able to fit with what Matt Nagy wants out of his offense. 
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Report: Bears hire Mark Helfrich as offensive coordinator
The Bears have reportedly hired Mark Helfrich as their next offensive coordinator. Helfrich won 37 games in four seasons as Oregon's head coach.
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Calvin Ridley heading to NFL Draft
Calvin Ridley, the Alabama wideout ranked as one of the top pro prospects at the position, announced he'll head to the NFL Draft.
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Nagy on meeting Trubisky before 2017 draft
New Bears head coach talks about his impressions of Mitch Trubisky from their meeting before last year's draft.
Nagy: 'I'm gonna be aggressive but it's gotta be calculated'
New Bears head coach Matt Nagy talks about his aggressive approach.
Report: Fangio returning to Bears
Vic Fangio will return to the Bears next season as the defensive coordinator under new head coach Matt Nagy, acoording to one report.
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Harry Hiestand a home run hire for Matt Nagy
Matt Nagy's first official addition to his coaching staff is Harry Hiestand, who excelled as Notre Dame's offensive line coach for the last six years. 
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What Vic Fangio's return means for the Bears and Matt Nagy
Sun-Times writer Adam Jahns talks about how important Vic Fangio's return is for the Bears and new head coach Matt Nagy.
Matt Nagy reflects on his small-town Pennsylvania roots
New Bears head coach Matt Nagy talks about his high school days in Manheim, Pennsylvania, with our executive producer Sarah Lauch, Nagy's high school classmate.
Could Bears' front office be trend-setters?
The Bears' front office very well might be setting new trends with some of the outside-the-box moves they made during the search for their new head coach.
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Matt Nagy on his Pennsylvania roots
New Bears head coach Matt Nagy talks about his high school days in Manheim, Pennsylvania, with our executive producer Sarah Lauch, Nagy's high school classmate.
Bears' new operative word? 'Aggressive'
Ryan Pace aggressively moved to get his quarterback and his coach. And now, we wait to see if his plan will sink or swim. 
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Under Center Podcast Special with Mike Williams, Matt Nagy’s high school coach
Sarah Lauch had a chance to interview Matt Nagy’s high school coach, Mike Williams, who said his former player is a “quarterback guru” who will be a great fit for Mitchell Trubisky.
SportsTalk Live Podcast: Where does this all leave Vic Fangio?
Bears, Bears and more Bears opinion and analysis on this edition of the SportsTalk Live Podcast. Now that Matt Nagy has been hired, what happens to Vic Fangio?
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Nagy brings critical QB-action skillset
The Bears are getting a head coach in Matt Nagy with a much-needed quarterback-action skillset.
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The best coaching candidate Andy Reid's ever had?
Andy Reid called Matt Nagy the best coaching candidate he's ever had. So the new Bears head coach took time to respond to that high praise.
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Matt Nagy and the Andy Reid coaching tree
New Bears head coach Matt Nagy became the sixth former Andy Reid assistant to get a current head-coaching gig in the NFL.
Laurence Holmes' three takeaways from Matt Nagy presser
Laurence Holmes offers up his three main takeaways from Matt Nagy's introductory press conference.
Nagy: 'I called every single play' in Chiefs' collapse
New Bears head coach Matt Nagy owns the Chiefs' "failure" in their playoff loss last weekend.
The anti-John Fox
Matt Nagy took accountability for the Chiefs' playoff collapse, saying it was a "failure" and explaining that he'd learn from it as he takes over with the Bears. 
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Matt Nagy on Bears: 'There's a want to be great'
Bears general manager Ryan Pace introduces new head coach Matt Nagy to the Chicago media.
Bears Coaching Confidential: Matt Nagy
Get to know new Bears head coach Matt Nagy in our final edition of Bears Coaching Confidential.
Bears introducing Matt Nagy
Matt Nagy, announced Monday as the 16th head coach in Bears history, is meeting the media, and NBC Sports Chicago has complete coverage on multiple platforms.
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Packers reportedly want to pry Fangio away from Bears
According to a report, the Bears are interested in keeping Vic Fangio on as defensive coordinator but will have to battle the rival Packers for his services.
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'Matt is a quarterback guru’
NBC Sports Chicago spoke with Matt Nagy's high school coach, who had some glowing things to say about his former player. 
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How do you pronounce Nagy?
Taking a stab at pronouncing Bears head coach Matt Nagy's last name.
Nagy's high school coach: 'Matt's a quarterback guru'
Matt Nagy's high school football coach Mike Williams talks about the new Bears' head coach.
Adam Jahns on new Bears head coach Matt Nagy
Sun-Times beat writer Adam Jahns talks about the Bears hiring Matt Nagy as their next head coach.
What changes will Nagy make to Bears?
A handful of elements in Matt Nagy’s time with Andy Reid hint at where the Bears will be heading in the Nagy Era.
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Podcast: Surprised how quickly Pace hired Nagy as Bears head coach?
The SportsTalk Live panel weighs in on the Bears hiring Matt Nagy as their next head coach, and whether it was a good move for the organization.
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5 players Bears fans should watch in National Championship Game
As Georgia and Alabama vie for a National Championship, there are at least 5 players who should be on Bears fans' radar heading into the NFL Draft.
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‘I think your team made a good hire’
As Matt Nagy leaves the Chiefs for the Bears, there are plenty of positive thoughts on the new head coach coming out of Kansas City. 
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Bears pluck Nagy from Andy Reid's coaching tree
Will Matt Nagy follow in a long line of former Andy Reid assistants to have success as a head coach? The Bears sure hope so.
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Podcast: Instant reaction to Nagy
JJ Stankevitz and John "Moon" Mullin react to the Bears' new head coach (Matt Nagy) and what it means for the franchise moving forward.
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Matt Nagy fits well with Bears
In more ways than one, Matt Nagy is a good fit for what Ryan Pace and the Bears are trying to do as they move on from the John Fox Era.
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Analyzing Nagy's fit with Trubisky, Bears
In the wake of the news that Matt Nagy is the Bears' new head coach, the NBC Sports Chicago crew breaks down the signing.
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Bears hire Matt Nagy as new head coach
The Bears ended their coaching search Monday, hiring Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy as their new head coach.
KC's collapse not a big deal for Bears, Nagy
The Bears, rightly, didn't remove Matt Nagy from consideration for their head coaching job because of two bad quarters of football this weekend. 
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Bears hire Matt Nagy as new head coach
The Bears announced Monday that Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy is their new head coach.
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Bears Coaching Confidential: Pete Carmichael
The Bears have interviewed six coaching candidates since Wednesday. Could Ryan Pace double-back and look at a guy he knows well in Saints OC Pete Carmichael?
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Bears Coaching Confidential: Pete Carmichael
Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael has ties to Bears general manager Ryan Pace. So should he be on the Bears' radar?
Takeaways one week into Bears' coach quest
John "Moon" Mullin analyzes some early indications from the Bears' search and interview process for a new head coach.
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Where the Bears' coaching search stands
The Bears conducted interviews with six coaching candidates from Wednesday-Sunday, and it's unlikely their search will be more expansive than that. 
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Bears interviewing Matt Nagy
One day after the Kansas City Chiefs blew an 18-point halftime lead to get eliminated from the playoffs, Ryan Pace is interviewing Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy for the head-coaching job.
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Coaching search begins with 'fit'
When it comes to an NFL coaching, the term "fit" is rarely understood. John "Moon" Mullin breaks down what it means for the Bears. 
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Bears search light on veteran coaches
Even with a little buzz that Bill Belichick may be a coaching free agent, the Bears seem to be focused on hiring a young, fresh head coach. 
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So, how about Bill Belichick?
Following ESPN's bombshell report on rising tensions in New England, could Bill Belichick become a coaching free agent? And if he does, could he come to the Bears?
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Bears Coaching Confidential: Jim Harbaugh
Is there any chance Jim Harbaugh could leave Ann Arbor to be the Bears' next head coach? It's a longshot, but not an impossible thing to imagine. 
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Bears Coaching Confidental: Jim Harbaugh
Would Jim Harbaugh really give up coaching at Michigan to come back to Chicago and take up the helm of the Bears?
STL Pod: Should Trubisky be involved in Bears coach search?
Hub Arkush, Rich Campbell and Phil Rogers join host David Kaplan to talk Bears coaching search, Jake Arrieta and White Sox trade rumors.
The Mitch Trubisky question
Whoever comes in to serve as the next Bears head coach will not have any latitude when it comes to the quarterback situation in Chicago.
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Bears Coaching Confidential: Pat Shurmur
Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur is the latest coach profiled for a potential fit with the Bears after a successful season in Minnesota.
Bears Coaching Confidential: Pat Shurmur
Pat Shurmur did some outstanding work with Case Keenum this year in Minnesota. But does he "excite" you as a coaching candidate for the Bears?
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Bears may want to re-think sales pitch
The Bears are trying to sell their next head coach on the legacy of the franchise. That might not be wise thinking, writes John "Moon" Mullin.
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Loggains reportedly taking over as Dolphins OC
The Bears' coaching changes appear to be continuing with multiple reports claiming that Dowell Loggains will take over as offensive coordinator for the Dolphins.
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Could Vic Fangio make sense for the Bears?
The Bears interviewed defensive coordinator Vic Fangio on Wednesday, a move that he not only was owed, but he earned. 
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Bears interview Vic Fangio
The Bears interviewed Vic Fangio for their head coach position 
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Bears Coaching Confidential: Steve Wilks
Steve Wilks represents one of the hottest "defensive-minded" head coaching candidates on the market, but would he be a fit for the Bears?
Bears Coaching Confidential: Steve Wilks
If the Bears don't go with an offensive, quarterback-driven coach, could Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks be an option?
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Urlacher named 2018 Hall of Fame finalist
Former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher has been named a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018, the NFL revealed Tuesday night.
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Is John DeFilippo ready to make jump from QB coach to head?
NBC Sports Philadelphia's Derrick Gunn talks about whether or not John DeFilippo can make the jump from being a quarterbacks coach to a head coach as the Bears weigh their options.
SportsTalk Live Podcast: Should Bears fans worry that Ted Phillips may have a say in next coaching hire?
The SportsTalk Live panel weighs in on whether Bears fans should be worried that Ted Phillips could have a big say in who the next head coach will be.
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Bears coaching search rumors: Wednesday
The Bears will reportedly interview not only Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, but defensive coordinator George Edwards as well. 
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Bears coaching confidential: John DeFilippo
/With the Bears' beginning their head coaching search this week, NBC Sports Chicago Bears Insider JJ Stankevitz and producer Paul Aspan will examine 10 coaching candidates who could be considered by Ryan...
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Bears Coaching Confidential: John DeFilippo
John DeFilippo has helped turn Carson Wentz into one of the league's top quarterbacks. Is he a good fit to be the Bears' next head coach?
'Collaborative' search a good thing for Bears?
The Bears say their head-coaching search will be a "collaborative" process between Ryan Pace, Ted Phillips and George McCaskey. Is that a good thing or a bad thing?
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Good News/Bad News with Alex Brown
NBC Sports Chicago Bears analyst Alex Brown breaks down the biggest news of the day and whether the things that happened at Halas Hall is good news or bad news.
Under Center Podcast: Analyzing Pace's extension
On the latest Bears Talk Podcast, JJ Stankevitz and Alex Brown debate if Ryan Pace deserved his contract extension and if it was a smart move by the Bears. 
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Five questions answered on Black Monday
Ryan Pace and the Bears delivered some clarity on Monday about what they'll be looking for in their next head coach. Here are 5 specific questions they answered on Black Monday.
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Tom Curran analyzes Josh McDaniels as a HC candidate
NBC New England's Tom Curran analyzes Josh McDaniels as a head coaching candidate and how he would fit in with the Bears.
Ryan Pace looking forward to a positive Bears future
Ryan Pace addressed the media on New Year's Day to discuss the future of the Bears after they fired head coach John Fox.
Under Center Podcast: Putting a bow on the John Fox era
JJ Stankevitz and John “Moon” Mullin discuss why John Fox was fired and highlight a few coaching candidates, including John DeFilippo, who could be fits for the Bears.
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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Was the Ryan Pace extension a good move?
Was extending Ryan Pace a good move for the Bears? We discuss that and much more Bears fallout on this edition of the SportsTalk Live Podcast.
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'I have to do a better job'
Ryan Pace said he was grateful for the contract extension the Bears gave to him, but he knows he needs to do a better job moving forward.
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Ted Phillips discusses decision to extend Ryan Pace
Ted Phillips discusses decision to extend Ryan Pace
Bears extend Ryan Pace
Ryan Pace agreed to a contract extension. The move was announced by Ted Phillips at the end of season press conference. 
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Bears looking toward the future after Fox firing
Bears looking toward the future after Fox firing
Jahns on who's in charge: 'This is all Ryan Pace's show'
Chicago Sun-Times Bears beat reporter Adam Jahns talked with Luke Stuckmeyer about the move to fire John Fox and who the franchise may be targeting.
What DeFilippo's red zone concepts could mean for Trubisky
Want to get to know the mind of the person the Bears are reportedly interviewing? 
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Wannstedt: Bears don't need to hire offensive-minded coach
Former Bears head coach Dave Wannstedt discusses what the franchise should look for in their coaching search.
Bears Coaching Confidential: Josh McDaniels
Josh McDaniels has had plenty of success as an assistant with the Patriots. Is he an ideal fit for the Bears?
Some very good hires and some very bad hires
A look at the Bears head coaching hires after the firing of John Fox. Some produced while others had brutal tenures. 
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Bears locker room 'sad' over firing of John Fox
Several members of the Bears had positive things to say about John Fox's leadership after he was fired on Monday.
Bears Coaching Confidential: Josh McDaniels
Josh McDaniels is the most accomplished offensive mind the Bears could potentially look at hiring, but would he be worth the effort?
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'Damn Foxy': Players react to coaching change
Some core members of the Bears took to social media after John Fox was fired on Monday. 
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Five potential coaching candidates for Bears
The Bears didn't exactly strike gold with the John Fox hiring, which makes the next head coaching decision vital to the franchise's future. 
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What should Bears be looking for in next head coach?
The Bears Postgame Live crew breaks down the ideal candidate for the team's next head coach.
The slide that never reversed
John Fox posted the second-worst winning percentage in franchise history. In the end, that was enough to seal his fate. 
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Time for Bears to make their pitch
The Bears will have to make their pitch to their head-coaching candidates. And while Sunday's game wasn't pretty, there's plenty there to lure the ideal candidate.
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John Fox out as Bears head coach
As expected, John Fox will not return as head coach after losing 10 or more games in each of his three seasons in Chicago, according to multiple reports. 
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John Fox out as Bears head coach
John Fox posted the second worst winning percentage in Bears franchise history. As a result, he's out as head coach.
Players praise Fox: 'I know he's a great coach'
John Fox has done a lot of losing in his three seasons as Bears head coach. But after Sunday's season finale, his players praised the man who is likely to be on his way out.
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Podcast: Should Bears rebuild Cubs style?
With a coaching change likely coming this week, the Under Center crew discusses whether the Bears should try to rebuild in the style of the Cubs.
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John Fox refuses to discuss future in press conference
Bears coach John Fox doesn't answer questions about his future following the season-ending loss to the Vikings.
Trubisky: 'Coach Fox has done a lot for me'
Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky talks about coach John Fox after the 2017 season ended.
Bears' focus shifts to fate of John Fox
The Bears turned in a poor showing in their 2017 finale, shifting all focus to the expected search to replsce John Fox.
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End of an era?
According to multiple national reports, the Bears will fire John Fox sometime after Sunday's season finale against the Minnesota Vikings. 
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Fox reportedly expected to be fired following season finale
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that John Fox is 'expected to be fired' following Sunday's game at the Vikings.
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Prediction: Can the Bears end 2017 with an upset of the Vikings?
Mitchell Trubisky will get his second crack at one of the NFL's best defenses to end the 2017 season in Minneapolis on New Year's Eve. 
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Fox makes his pitch: Bears have made progress under him
John Fox said the heavy lifting was done and there are bright days ahead for the Bears.
John Fox states his case: The Bears have made progress
While the Bears' record under John Fox doesn't indicate much progress, the third-year coach argued on Friday the team has made steps in the right direction. 
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A Kwit fix for 2018?
Nick Kwiatkoski is playing his best football as his second year in the NFL comes to a close this weekend. 
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Cases for and against some possible Bears coaches
The Bears could be in the market for a new head coach. Here are a few potential candidates and why they would or would not be a fit.
Under Center Podcast: The best and worst of 2017
JJ Stankevitz and John “Moon” Mullin close out the 2017 season with some superlatives for the Bears, including a look back at some big-time plays from Mitch Trubisky and one unbelievable mistake from Septemb
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Zimmer's success has relevance as Bears' coaching search likely nears
Mike Zimmer was a 57-year-old career defensive assistant when the Minnesota Vikings hired him in 2014. Since then, he's won two NFC North titles. 
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Playing the what-if game
How would the Bears' season looked different if the Bears hadn't traded up for Mitch Trubisky and had an extra early-round pick? Or what if Trubisky started from Day 1?
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How Tarik Cohen avoided rookie wall
Tarik Cohen never hit a rookie wall, and has thrived in his debut season with the Bears. 
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Bears are the anomaly of John Fox's coaching career
There's something about John Fox and his Bears teams/tenure that doesn't quite focus completely.
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STL Podcast: Will Bruce Arians leave Arizona to coach Bears?
On the latest SportsTalk Live Podcast, the panel discuss reports that Bruce Arians will leave the Cardinals after the season. Could the Bears sign him?
Fox tuning out speculation he'll be fired
There's been plenty of speculation about whether John Fox will return next season. The head coach didn't sound worried on Tuesday, though.  
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Grading Bears-Browns
The Bears played well, largely, in Christmas Eve's win over the Cleveland Browns. 
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Bears Grades: Passing grades in easy win over Browns
Check out how the Bears graded out for their victory over the winless Browns.
Kyle Long jokes about Bears running the AFC North
The Bears went 4-0 against the AFC North and Kyle Long had some fun with that.
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Podcast: Bears drop the Browns to 0-15
Laurence Holmes, Alex Brown and Jim Miller break down the play of Kyle Fuller and Mitchell Trubisky and ask: “Do you feel bad for the Browns?!”
Trubisky on shaking off pick-six that was called back
Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky talks about the pick-six he threw against the Browns that was overturned for an offside call.
Trubisky explains snow angel TD celebration
Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky talks about the snow angel celebration after a touchdown in a win against the Browns.
Bears' dispatching of Browns exactly what should have happened
The Bears' 20-3 routing of the Browns on Sunday is exactly what should have happened, and it had to.
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John Fox talks up Kyle Fuller's performance vs. Browns
Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller and coach John Fox talks about Fuller's game against the Browns.
A big step for Trubisky
For the first time this year, Mitchell Trubisky succeeded without an effective running game to pair with him. 
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What the Bears' win over Cleveland means for John Fox
John Fox ensured he won't have the worst winning percentage in Bears history by beating the 0-15 Browns on Sunday. 
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Will the Bears avoid a Christmas Eve embarrassment?
The Bears will look to avoid being the only team to lose to the Cleveland Browns in 2017 Sunday at Soldier Field. 
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How many no-shows will there be Sunday?
That we're discussing how many people won't show up to Christmas Eve's Bears-Browns game is a pretty significant indictment of where the Bears are as a franchise. 
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Big picture vs. narrow mindset for developing Trubisky
In the big picture, the Bears need to get Trubisky as many reps as possible during games for him to grow. But that hasn't always been the case in 2017. 
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Zach Miller is this year's Bears 'Good Guy'
Bears tight end Zach Miller was honored Thursday with the "Good Guy" award from the Chicago media.
Bears need more than just a win
The Bears need to find a way to impose their will this week against the Browns. But will they?
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'I feel for you, bro'
Zach Miller offered a message of support to another tight end to bizarrely had a touchdown taken away from him last weekend. 
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