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CHICAGO (CBS) — One of the many priorities for new Bears coach Marc Trestman will be to connect and develop Jay Cutler.

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Trestman told WBBM Newsradio’s Josh Liss that he “felt a connection” with Cutler during one of this interviews for the job.

“There were two guys in the room who wanted to help the Chicago Bears to be a better football team,” he said. “That was the real connection.”

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After the news conference on day one, which Trestman called a “proud day” for his family, the new field boss said he got down to work.

“We worked through the afternoon and into the evening and finished strong,” he said.

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Trestman acknowledged that there is a “sense of urgency” in finding key members of his coaching staff–including a new defensive coordinator.