Bears Contact Jeremy Bates – Bear Dawn (1/7)

Bear Dawn

Great news, kids.

The Bears have reportedly reached out to USC OC Jeremy Bates, who has worked with Cutler before and who Cutler greatly respects. Michael Lombardi spoke with Mully and Hanley of 670 The Score about Cutler’s relationship with Bates and how he could greatly benefit from Bates’ tutelage.

Again, great news. Now we have to hope it really happens.

ChicagoBears.com

With apparently no new news, Larry Mayer states the obvious: The Bears are hiring two new coordinators.

Larry Mayer focuses on how the Bears should get an OC that can help Cutler.

ChicagoNow

Jeff Hughes gives us his offensive reasons for optimism.

Jeff Hughes also does some cursory research on Jeremy Bates and has reached a conclusion on the young fella….

Brad Palmer gives us his playoff primer – don’t miss it.

Chicago Sun-Times

Sean Jensen believes that Colts DB coach Alan Williams would be good for the Bears.

It’s clear that the Bears want to improve the offense to cover up the bad D.

Mark Potash: Which team will show up in 2010?

Neil Hayes: Mike Martz is the current favorite to get the Bears’ OC job.

The Bears are going to interview Perry Fewell next week for the DC job.

Mike Mulligan muses on the Bears’ decisions.

Mike Martz is “shocked” that Charlie Armey would say a negative word about him. Martz is a damn idiot.

Chicago Tribune

David Haugh = not so pleased about the Bears’ decision.

Vaughn McClure: The next season starts with the Senior Bowl.

Pep Hamilton has been tied to the OC job at Virginia.

Perry Fewell would hold the players accountable.

Charlie Weis looks to be the next OC with the Kansas City Chiefs, so cross him off the list. Thank God.

CSN Chicago

John Mullin: The Bears’ moves and what they mean.

John Mullin: What’s next for the Bears’ offense?

ESPN Chicago

Perry Fewell appears to be a great fit for the Bears.

Desmond Clark fires a shot at the Bears for firing TE coach Rob Boras.

Ron Turner reflects on expectations for Jay and his relationship with the QB.

Here’s Adam Schefter’s report on the Bears contacting Jeremy Bates.

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