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A feat of flexibility

Rather than a raging disaster, Mike Martz's tenure has been a thrilling sensation

Updated: December 22, 2010, 8:03 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- With the exception of poor Dez Clark, the once productive Bears tight end who excitedly trumpeted the arrival of Mike Martz to Chicago in February on his twitter page, the reception to the team's new offensive coordinator was mostly skeptical.

"The coach that no one wanted finally has gotten the job that no one wanted," is how one blogger put it.

It took 27 days for the Bears to hire Martz, whom Lovie Smith and GM Jerry Angelo said was the only ...

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