George McCaskey


There was reason for optimism a year ago. The offense was fixed.


The obvious prime directive for new general manager Ryan Pace is to improve the football product on the field. That’s going to involve two things: coach selection, and draft.


Beneath what happened Thursday in the hiring of Ryan Pace as Bears general manger was something of a red flag based on what didn’t happen.


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