The Carolina Panthers had not gone to the playoffs in the five seasons prior to John Fox arriving as head coach in 2002.
When Bears Chairman George McCaskey and President Ted Phillips set forth the parameters of their search for a new general manager and head coach, the word “urgency” was prominent in the discussion
As Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles lands at Halas Hall and his moved-up job interview for the head-coaching job, consider a subplot to the entire process:
Being among the NFL’s worst teams this season didn’t only get the Bears a high draft choice (No. 7). It also netted them a reduced-difficult 2015 schedule as well.
In a season that featured many negatives, Matt Forte gave the Bears a positive to wrap up the 2014 year.