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Brad Biggs

Chicago Bears special teams coordinator Chris Tabor is leaving for the Carolina Panthers

Chris Tabor was the Chicago Bears coordinator most likely to stick on new coach Matt Eberflus' staff. That isn't happening, however, as Tabor is departing for the Carolina Panthers. Sources say Eberflus is targeting Rich Bisaccia for the role.

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Erik Christopher Duerrwaechter

Matt Eberflus - “We will do everything in our power to bring a Super Bowl championship back to Chicago.”

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Bears officially welcomed Matt Eberflus as their 17th head coach on Thursday, Jan 27th. Newly hired GM Ryan Poles and Matt Eberflus both issued statements to the Chicago media this evening.

This week has been a fast and furious time at 1920 Football Drive in Lake Forest, IL.

Ryan Poles was officially hired on Monday, Jan 24th, and has already been hard at work to begin laying the foundation for achieving greatness with the Chicago Bears....

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Dan Wiederer

What must Matt Eberflus and Ryan Poles do first as the new leaders of the Chicago Bears? Find an offensive coordinator and energize Justin Fields.

As the curtain rises on the Ryan Poles-Matt Eberflus era at Halas Hall, arguably no question has greater significance to the Chicago Bears than this: Who will be the new offensive coordinator?

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Robert Zeglinski

Reaction: The Bears’ hire of Matt Eberflus

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The Bears have a defensive mind at head coach. Great, how are they scoring points?

The Bears made the hire of Matt Eberflus official on Thursday morning, and the reactions and in-depth analysis have been pouring in.

Already, we’ve heard plenty of descriptors about Eberflus. He doesn’t want to disrespect the game. He will bring discipline to the Bears’ defense and bring back the Tampa 2, no less. And we’ve even had scheme questions about what...

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The Real Reason The Chicago Bears Hired MATT Eberflus and RYAN Poles

Welcome, my friends, to our latest episode of Time, is a Flat Circle. The Chicago Bears mercifully moved on from head coach Matt Nagy and GM Ryan Pace on Black Monday 2022.

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The Real Reason The Chicago Bears Hired MATT Eberflus and RYAN Poles

Welcome, my friends, to our latest episode of Time, is a Flat Circle. The Chicago Bears mercifully moved on from head coach Matt Nagy and GM Ryan Pace on Black Monday 2022.

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Lester A. Wiltfong Jr. Robert Schmitz Bill Zimmerman

Bearly a Podcast: Talking though the Matt Eberflus hire

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Just two days after locking down a new general manager in Ryan Poles, the Chicago Bears have hired a new head coach by inking Matt Eberflus, former defensive coordinator of the Indianapolis Colts. Poles and Eberflus are now tasked with getting this team back in perennial postseason contention.

In today’s Bearly a Podcast — our breaking news brand where anyone of our hosts could jump in to share some thoughts — Robert...

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Chicago Bears to Hire Matt Eberflus as New Head Coach

After the Chicago Bears made a surprising hire at general manager they made a surprising hire at head coach. They tapped former Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus to replace Matt Nagy.

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Lester A. Wiltfong Jr.

What’s your take on the Bears’ GM and Head Coach hires?

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Give us your letter grade for the Bears’ additions of Ryan Poles and Matt Eberflus.

The Chicago Bears have a brand new regime running things at Halas Hall with general manager Ryan Poles and his first ever head coach Matt Eberflus. There was some concern that the Bears would force Poles to hire a head coach with previous head coaching experience, much like what happened in 2016 when then GM Ryan Pace was saddled with John Fox,...

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Dan Wiederer

Column: An open letter to new Chicago Bears coach Matt Eberflus. Welcome! Now understand the colossal challenge you just accepted.

Feeling those goosebumps yet, Matt Eberflus? Good. Embrace them. Because this new gig of yours with the Chicago Bears also comes with hazards. And colossal demands.

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NFL World Reacts To New Bears Head Coach

The Chicago Bears spent months waiting to fire Matt Nagy. His demise was no secret and the franchise even decided to fire GM Ryan Pace as well. That begins a new era of Bears football and they finally have their new head coach in former Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus.

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As Chicago Bears hire Ryan Poles and Matt Eberflus, it's time for chairman George McCaskey to step up

Owners can't just be caretakers. At some level, they must be operators as well. We're about to find out whether George McCaskey is up to it.

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Bears Rumors: Eagles' Kevin Patullo Targeted as New OC to Pair with Justin Fields

With the Chicago Bears reportedly set to hire Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus as their new head coach, the big question becomes who will...

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Jacob Infante

Bears hire Colts DC Matt Eberflus as new HC

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Eberflus becomes the 17th head coach in Bears history.

The Bears have hired Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus to become the 17th head coach in franchise history, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Thursday.

Eberflus, 51, has spent the last four seasons in Indianapolis in charge of the defense. Before that, he has had stints as a linebackers coach for the Cowboys and Browns, as well as being the defensive coordinator for...

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Chicago Tribune staff

Chicago Bears will hire Matt Eberflus as the franchise’s 17th head coach

In his first move as Chicago Bears general manager, Ryan Poles hired Matt Eberflus from a group of finalists that included Dan Quinn and Jim Caldwell. Eberflus, 51, was the Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator the last four seasons.

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Chicago Bears: Analyzing the Three Finalists for Head Coach Vacancy

It appears that the Chicago Bears are down to three finalists for their head coaching vacancy. Here is some information on them. The Chicago Bears got their new general manager hired earlier this week.

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Bears Rumors: Matt Eberflus Lands Contract to Be Head Coach to Replace Matt Nagy

The Chicago Bears are reportedly hiring Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus as the team's next head coach, according to ESPN's

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Chicago Bears: Analyzing the Three Finalists for Head Coach Vacancy

It appears that the Chicago Bears are down to three finalists for their head coaching vacancy. Here is some information on them. The Chicago Bears got their new general manager hired earlier this week.

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ARNIE STAPLETON

Denver Broncos are hiring Green Bay Packers OC Nathaniel Hackett as their new head coach

The Denver Broncos are finalizing a deal to hire Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett as their new head coach.

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Paul Sullivan

Column: It’s hard to keep a hiring search secret in Chicago — just ask the Bears fan who shot the video of Ryan Poles at O’Hare. ‘(Bleep), that’s George McCaskey.’

Sports franchises go to great lengths to keep things secret and control the narrative of a leadership search. But it doesn't always work in Chicago, as Bears Chairman George McCaskey recently discovered.

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