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Bevell, Trestman, Arians Are Finalists For Bears Coaching Job: Reports

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Darrell Bevell with Brett Favre when Bevell was the offensive coordinator in Minnesota. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Darrell Bevell with Brett Favre when Bevell was the offensive coordinator in Minnesota. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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CHICAGO (AP/CBS) — Seattle offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell will interview a second time for the Chicago Bears’ coaching job.

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Bevell and defensive coordinator Gus Bradley were “heading toward second interviews.” Bradley is in the running for the Philadelphia Eagles’ job.

Bevell just finished his second season as Seattle’s offensive coordinator and drew high praise for his work with rookie quarterback Russell Wilson. He also served as Minnesota’s coordinator from 2006-10 and was an assistant in Green Bay before that, working with Brett Favre.

ESPN, citing sources, reported the Bears will also conduct a second interview with Marc Trestman, head coach of the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes.

Meanwhile, Bruce Arians, the offensive coordinator of the Indianapolis Colts – who led the Colts to nine wins this season while Chuck Pagano was sidelined by leukemia – is reportedly a third finalist, CBS 2’s Ryan Baker reports.

The Bears, who declined comment, are looking to replace the fired Lovie Smith.

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