Monday, January 7, 2013
BBAO: Bears' coaching list still growing
By Kevin Seifert
We're Black and Blue All Over:
At a time when two of the NFL's seven head-coaching vacancies have been filled, the Chicago Bears are still adding names to their list of candidates. That is not necessarily a bad thing; it simply illustrates they are on their own timetable and didn't enter the process with a favored candidate.
The latest name to emerge is Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, who has an extensive background in the NFC North as a Green Bay Packers assistant (2000-05) and the Minnesota Vikings' offensive coordinator (2006-10). Bevell is eligible to interview this week.
We now have 10 names on the list of reported candidates, and there could be more. We identified the other nine known names in this post from Sunday. Most of them are NFL offensive coordinators, and none have defensive backgrounds.
Continuing around the NFC North: