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The NFL has gravitated over recent years toward use of search firms in hirings of coaches and, in particular, general managers.


Bears coaches, like every NFL staff, are not coaching for the future;


Bears head coach Marc Trestman has alluded to the concept of “complimentary football” to describe a team where each phase supports the others by doing its job to at least an adequate level.


A couple weeks before they signed Jared Allen, the Bears grabbed Willie Young away from the Detroit Lions, with the primary goal of upgrading their pass rush.