Ten days ago, the Bears made their only offseason coaching staff moves, parting ways with defensive line coach Mike Phair and linebackers coach Tim Tibesar.
Finishing 2013 with an epically bad defensive season, the Bears jettisoned line coach Mike Phair and linebackers coach Tim Tibesar while leaving the rest of the defensive staff in place, beginning
The first stage - and far from the last - in the makeover of the Bears defense came Sunday when the coaches of the defensive line and linebackers were dismissed.
The Bears announced Sunday afternoon that two defensive assistant coaches will not return for the 2014, while confirming that Mel Tucker will remain in his role as defensive coordinator.
He is still listed officially as questionable but newcomer defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff is expected to play Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, limited to a prescribed number of snaps, with