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The Bear’s Den, January 31, 2022

The Super Bowl lineup is set, but the Bears aren’t in it so don’t care.

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NFL: Cincinnati Bengals at Chicago Bears
Chicago Bears wide receiver Darnell Mooney (11) defended by Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Eli Apple (20) during the fourth quarter at Soldier Field. The Bears beat the Bengals 21-17.
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Next up for Bears coordinator Luke Getsy — build an offense around Justin Fields - Chicago Sun-Times - Now it’s Getsy that must try to come up with answers to a problem that has, without hyperbole, vexed the Bears for more than a century: how to turn a Bears quarterback into a star.

Bears hire Luke Getsy, Aaron Rodgers’ QBs coach, as coordinator - Chicago Sun-Times - Getsy, who will turn 38 next month, is considered an up-and-coming offensive mind in the NFL.

Chicago Bears hire Luke Getsy as new OC - Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Bears named Luke Getsky, an assistant with the Green Bay Packers, as their offensive coordinator under new coach Matt Eberflus.

Pompei: Why didn’t the Bears want Jim Harbaugh as head coach? It’s a mystery – The Athletic - This is not about Matt Eberflus. Ken’s Note: Probably for the same reason he’s not the 49er’s coach right now, and probably for the same reason Harbaugh is looking at taking a dump on his Michigan contract only a few seasons after signing it.

Report: Bears’ Ryan Poles hires Ian Cunningham as assistant GM - RSN - According to Ian Rapoport, the new Bears general manager has found his right-hand man.

Officially Official: Luke Getsy is the Chicago Bears New Offensive Coordinator - Bleacher Nation - Luke Getsy is leaving the Packers in his rear-view mirror to run the offense of their rivals.

Bears hire Luke Getsy as offensive coordinator - 670 The Score - New Bears coach Matt Eberflus has found the man to lead his offense.

Bears hire Ian Cunningham as assistant general manager - 670 The Score - The Bears have hired Ian Cunningham as their assistant general manager, the team announced Saturday.


Patrick Mahomes: You can't go up 21-3 and lose, that's on me - ProFootballTalk - Sunday’s AFC Championship Game was a tale of two halves for Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.


Second interviews for Vikings head coach candidates coming this week - Daily Norseman - The names aren’t surprising


Wiltfong: Bears targeting 4 Colts’ defensive assistant coaches - Windy City Gridiron - There are now 4 Colts’ defensive assistants linked to the Bears.


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