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:
The maelstrom of Monday that saw the Bears fire GM Phil Emery, head coach Marc Trestman and offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer, hire Ernie Accorsi to conduct searches for a new GM and head coach,
It was a whirlwind of a year in the Chicago sports world.
Jay Cutler was part of the vetting process for Marc Trestman. More bizarre, Mike Martz flew to Nashville to be interviewed by Cutler before being hired as coordinator in 2010.
The Bears have parted ways with offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer.