The first casualty of the Bears’ second-straight season without a playoff berth was defensive backs coach Steven Wilks, who was dismissed on Tuesday.
With injuries to starters Charles Tillman, Nathan Vasher, and Mike Brown throughout the season, the depth and knowledge of reserves Danieal Manning and Craig Steltz was exposed.
There will certainly be more position coaches — and possibly coordinators — on the hot seat, as well.
- Bears free agent moves creating competition at positions of need
- Replacing Alshon Jeffery could be near-impossible task
- Bears to sign wide receiver Markus Wheaton
- Bears sign tight end Dion Sims
- Bears sign veteran safety Quintin Demps
- Where do Bears go from here at wide receiver?
- Ryan Pace and John Fox season-ending joint press conference
- Bears-Packers record headed for all-time tie on Sunday
- Vic Fangio, Bears can’t be headed toward a divorce
- 2016 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year