Chicago Bears normal supervisor Ryan Poles and coach Matt Eberflus are engaged on revamping the teaching employees in January.
After firing 5 coaches earlier this month, together with offensive coordinator Luke Getsy, the Bears are in search of a minimum of new offensive and defensive coordinators and place coaches for the quarterbacks, huge receivers and operating backs.
The Tribune is monitoring information of the hiring course of, together with which candidates have interviewed.
The Bears have requested an interview with Philadelphia Eagles senior offensive assistant Marcus Brady, ESPN reported.
The rundown: Brady, 44, spent the 2023 season on Nick Sirianni’s Eagles employees after 5 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts.
He labored on the identical Colts teaching employees as Bears coach Matt Eberflus for 4 years underneath Frank Reich, although on the alternative facet of the ball from Eberflus. With the Colts, Brady rose from assistant quarterbacks coach (2018) to quarterbacks coach (2019-20) after which to offensive coordinator (2021-22) after Sirianni left for the Eagles. The Colts offense was top-of-the-line within the league at operating the ball in 2021, nevertheless it ranked twenty seventh in complete yards per recreation with 311.6 in 2022.
Brady additionally spent 9 seasons teaching within the Canadian Football League.
The Bears are interviewing Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Thomas Brown, The Athletic reported.
The rundown: Brown, 37, accomplished his first 12 months because the Panthers coordinator after three seasons with the Los Angeles Rams, with whom he gained a Super Bowl underneath Sean McVay.
The Panthers struggled behind rookie quarterback Bryce Young in 2023, averaging a league-worst 265.3 yards per recreation. With the Rams, Brown coached operating backs after which tight ends and had the title of assistant head coach in his final two seasons.
The former Georgia operating again was a operating backs coach in school for eight seasons, together with with Wisconsin, Georgia, South Carolina and Miami, the place he additionally was the offensive coordinator. Brown is also scheduled to interview with the Tennessee Titans for his or her head teaching place.
The Bears interviewed former Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman, NFL Network’s Peter Schrager reported.
The rundown: Roman, 51, is a longtime NFL coach who served as offensive coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers, Buffalo Bills and Ravens. Among his accomplishments is crafting the Ravens offense round dual-threat quarterback Lamar Jackson and serving to Jackson to an MVP season in his second 12 months in 2019. The Ravens had the most effective dashing offense within the league that 12 months.
However, Roman and the Ravens parted after the 2022 season after the offense declined. The Ravens went from averaging 33.2 factors in 2019 to twenty.6 in 2022.
The Bears interviewed Seattle Seahawks quarterbacks coach Greg Olson, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
The rundown: Olson, 60, has been a school and NFL quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator since 1990. He has intensive expertise as an NFL offensive coordinator, holding the place with the Detroit Lions, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, St. Louis Rams, Oakland and Las Vegas Raiders in separate stints and Jacksonville Jaguars.
He most not too long ago was the Seahawks quarterbacks coach in 2023 and a senior offensive assistant with the Los Angeles Rams in 2022. Olson spent the 2003 season because the Bears quarterbacks coach.
The Bears deliberate to interview Kentucky offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Liam Coen, CBS Sports reported.
The rundown: Coen, 38, has one season of NFL offensive coordinator expertise with the Rams in 2022, although head coach Sean McVay known as the performs. He was an assistant huge receivers coach and assistant quarterbacks coach with the Rams from 2018-20.
Beyond that, Coen has been a school quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator since 2010 at Brown, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine and most not too long ago Kentucky in 2021 and 2023.
The Bears deliberate to interview 49ers passing recreation coordinator Klint Kubiak, ESPN reported.
The rundown: Kubiak, 36, is in his first season with the 49ers underneath Kyle Shanahan. Before that, he was the Denver Broncos passing recreation coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2022 for Russell Wilson and their QBs coach from 2016-18.
Kubiak, the son of longtime NFL coach Gary Kubiak, additionally labored for the Minnesota Vikings as offensive coordinator in 2021 and quarterbacks coach from 2019-20, working with Kirk Cousins.
The Bears requested an interview with Seahawks offensive coordinator Shane Waldron, NFL Network reported.
The rundown: Waldron, 44, was the Seahawks offensive coordinator the final three seasons, serving to quarterback Geno Smith to a comeback season in 2022. Before that, he spent 4 seasons with the Rams as passing recreation coordinator, quarterbacks coach and tight ends coach underneath McVay.
He additionally served as an offensive assistant with the New England Patriots (2008-09) and Washington (2016) and labored in operations with the Patriots early in his profession. He has coached in school, highschool and the UFL.
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