Chicago needs to find a linebacker who’s a dangerous edge rusher.
By hiring an outside linebackers coach, the Bears are hinting to a shift to a 3-4 defense.
“It’s a ‘we’ thing,” Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker says.
Hand technique is a major focus for Stephen Paea and his mates on the defensive line.
The Bears will soon discover if the poor pass rush outputs of Mel Tucker’s defenses are a result or minimal talent or poor scheme.
From Julius Peppers’ future to retaining Mel Tucker to free agency, here’s the latest Bears news.
The defensive scheme, Shea McClellin and contract negotiations will be topics of note Thursday.
The Bears have hired Clint Hurtt to be their new assistant defensive line coach and notified Michael Sinclair that he will not return for the 2014 season.
The Bears have hired former Louisville defensive line coach Clint Hurtt, according to multiple reports, but it’s unclear exactly where he will fit into Marc Trestman’s coaching staff.