Jeremy Bates

Rod Marinelli. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Marinelli, Other Assistants Could Stay On Trestman’s Staff

Now that the Bears have their new head coach, the attention will quickly shift to the staff Marc Trestman hires.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2013

Jay Cutler.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Having Lost Leverage, Cutler Won’t Be Involved In Coaching Search

No matter who the Bears find to replace Lovie Smith, the franchise is going to make a concerted effort to improve the offense.

CBS Chicago–12/31/2012

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Keys To The Game: Bears-Colts

Check out Jeff Joniak’s “Keys to the Game” for the Bears matchup against the Colts on Sunday at Soldier Field.

WBBM Newsradio–09/07/2012

New Bears quarterback coach Jeremy Bates.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Mully: Family Business A Natural For Bates, Bears

Jeremy Bates is new to the Bears, but he’s totally at home in training camp. The team’s new quarterbacks coach can measure his life in yard markers, tackling dummies and two-a-day practices.

670 The Score–08/08/2012

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Bears Finally Treating Cutler Like Franchise QB

A week into training camp, it would be fair to describe the Cutler-Tice relationship as the exact opposite of the Cutler-Martz relationship.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Placid Bears Camp Ripe For Nonsense

Good luck, now, to that ravenous swarm that descended on Bourbonnais yesterday.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Bears Offense Taking Off Without Martz

If you listen beyond the same propaganda you hear every year — and of course see the upgraded talent on the field — it’s easy to buy into what the Bears are selling.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

Devin Hester.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Hester: Bears To Use ‘Hester Package’… For Real This Time

For years, we’ve been hearing about the Bears developing creative ways to get Devin Hester the ball within the offense.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2012

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears OTA Notebook: Cutler Calls New Offense ‘A Breath Of Fresh Air’

Cutler clearly has more input on the offense, the kind of an input a franchise quarterback should have.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

Mike Martz

Mullin: ‘Martz Was A Terrible Hire’

With a new offensive coordinator at the helm, the Bears can move forward with a new offensive mindset.

670 The Score–02/09/2012

Mike Tice

Bernstein: Solving The Mystery Of The Disappearing Coach

Sources tell WSCR that Tice was unhappy about the team’s public position that he needed so much help to do his job, and made his feelings known to Lovie Smith.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2012

Brandon Marshall

Florio Discusses Bears Wide Receiver Situation

Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio joined The McNeil and Spiegel Show to discuss some of the Bears’ needs this offseason.

670 The Score–02/08/2012

New Bears quarterback coach Jeremy Bates.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Cutler’s Last Request In Denver Was To Keep Bates

What might not be as well-documented is exactly what pushed Cutler over the edge before he asked to be traded.

670 The Score–02/08/2012

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Biggs: Cutler Can Find Comfort With Bates

The addition of Jeremy Bates as the Bears new quarterbacks coach will give Jay Cutler something he’s yet to have in Chicago — familiarity.

670 The Score–02/08/2012

Chicago Bears Helmet

Bates’ Offensive Stats Through The Years

Here’s a quick summary of what Bates’ offenses have done since he began coaching in 2002.

670 The Score–02/07/2012

Jeremy Bates. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Bears Hire Jeremy Bates As QB Coach

Bates worked with Jay Cutler for three years in Denver, including the 2008 season when the quarterback threw for a Broncos’ franchise record 4,526 yards en route to the Pro Bowl.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

Jeremy Bates. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Report: Bates Not A Candidate For Bears

Former Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates is not a candidate for the Bears’ quarterback coach/passing coordinator opening.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2012

Greg Olson. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Bears Interviewing Olson For QB Coach Opening

The Bears will reportedly interview Greg Olson for their passing coordinator/quarterbacks coach opening.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012