Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Bears continue interviewing position coaches
By Kevin Seifert
Although it has yet to name an offensive coordinator, Chicago appears intent on building its offensive staff.
The Bears hired Mike Tice last Friday as their offensive line coach, and Tuesday they interviewed Mike DeBord for the job as tight ends coach. DeBord spent the past two seasons on Seattle’s staff and primarily been a college coach throughout his career, highlighted by four seasons as Central Michigan’s head coach (2000-03).
Plenty could change over the next few weeks, but you wonder how the Bears will end up structuring their offensive staff. Will they ultimately hire a coordinator after filling his staff? Or do they plan some sort of job share system among multiple assistants?
Meanwhile, no new names have surfaced publicly for their defensive coordinator job, which they hoped to give to former Buffalo assistant Perry Fewell. But Fewell joined the New York Giants last week.