Emery can't wait too long

A thorough search is fine, but Bears GM has to act fast when he finds his man

Updated: January 11, 2013, 3:55 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

While the sheer length of Phil Emery's growing list of head coaching candidates has drawn some skepticism, some say it may just be a case of the Bears' general manager biding his time until his top candidate becomes available.

When that happens, however, Emery had better act fast, say former coaches who have been there.

"When I went through the process of becoming a head coach, I had five interviews set up but I never got to the second one," said Herm Edwards, ESPN analyst and ...

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