Ex-Bears head coach Lovie Smith plans to sit out the 2013 season and return as a head coach in 2014.
Bears hired Mel Tucker as defensive coordinator.
League sources tell the Chicago Tribune that the Bears are "very interested" in Mel Tucker for their defensive coordinator vacancy.
Before hiring Marc Trestman, the Bears reportedly interviewed Ravens special teams coordinator Jerry Rosburg for their head-coaching vacancy.
Sources tell WSCR that defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli will not return to the Bears next season.
Cowboys defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin is reportedly trying to add Bears in-limbo DC Rod Marinelli to his staff in Dallas.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports deposed Bears coach Lovie Smith is expected to sit out the 2013 season and "reconsider his options next offseason."
Sources tell the Chicago Sun-Times that new coach Marc Trestman is likely to retain Rod Marinelli as his defensive coordinator -- as long as Marinelli wants the position.
The Chicago Tribune believes Colts OC Bruce Arians' Sunday interview concludes the team's initial round of meetings with candidates for their head-coaching vacancy.
The Bears interviewed special teams coach Dave Toub for their head coaching vacancy Monday.
The Bears will interview Vikings assistants Mike Singletary and Mike Priefer for their head-coaching vacancy.
The Cowboys have reportedly granted the Bears permission to interview special teams coach Joe DeCamillis for their head coaching vacancy.
Lovie Smith's rep tells the Chicago Tribune he plans to coach in 2013.
Bears fired coach Lovie Smith.