By Mike Mulligan-

Somewhere on his to-do list, between picking up the dry cleaning and packing extra wool socks, new Bears general manager Phil Emery can cross off one item right now. Forget about cleaning house. Maybe next spring for that one.

Emery will officially be introduced as Jerry Angelo’s successor Monday after being hired for the job on Saturday. Nice of the Bears to give everyone some extra time to do their research on a man who spent half his NFL career working for the Bears but wouldn’t be recognized at Soldier Field let alone inside a Wrigleyville Starbucks.

That will change, of course. Emery is no Theo Epstein, but he’ll soon be as recognizable as the Cubs boss or Ken Williams of the White Sox or Gar Forman of the Bulls or Stan Bowman of the Blackhawks.

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