The Bears Beat (01.16.12): Bears interview Patriots’ Licht for general manager job

January 16th, 2012 - 4:58 pm

The Bears interviewed New England Patriots director of pro personnel Jason Licht for their vacant general manager position. They have three other interviews planned. Former offensive coordinator Mike Martz has told NFL Network’s Jason LaCanfora that he is retiring from coaching. And the chances of special teams coordinator Dave Toub moving on look to be increasing.

Bears interview Patriots’ Licht for GM job
Mon Jan 16 16:29:00 2012
Nearly two weeks after the removal of Jerry Angelo as general manager, the Chicago Bears moved to the interview phase of their …

Mike Martz Retires From Coaching
Mon Jan 16 16:15:45 2012
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, Mike Martz has decided to retire from coaching. Martz was the St. Louis Rams …

Ex-Bears OC Martz to retire from coaching
Mon Jan 16 15:58:00 2012
There likely weren’t many options available to him, but either way, Mike Martz is done coaching.

Eye on Photos, Week 17: Losers go home
Mon Jan 16 15:26:10 2012
Eye on Photos, Week 17: Losers go home

2012 Chicago Bears Roster Turnover: Quarterback
Mon Jan 16 15:00:06 2012
I wasn’t planning on starting this off season series so soon, but here we are… I’ll take a position by …

Bears 2011 Year in Review: Wide Receiver
Mon Jan 16 14:41:06 2012

Bears’ Toub could hit open market
Mon Jan 16 13:34:34 2012
CHICAGO — The Chicago Bears’ exclusive 15-day negotiating period with special teams coordinator Dave Toub expires on Monday. …

Why the Packers Playoff Loss Makes Me Angry
Mon Jan 16 12:54:30 2012
Giants fans celebrate their win over the Packers (Photo via Star Ledger) It was a great weekend. Both Tim Tebow and the Green …

To improve, Bears must re-emphasize TEs
Mon Jan 16 11:54:18 2012
There was once a time when the Bears’ tight end position averaged roughly 87 catches and 883 receiving yards over a span of …

Could the Bears Receive a Compensatory Draft Pick?
Mon Jan 16 11:00:34 2012
This post has been spawned out of some comments on my Friday post made by Just Dave who was wondering if the …

Chicago Bears Fans React to the Green Bay Packers Loss: A Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Mon Jan 16 10:36:00 2012
Few things are more dependable than the Chicago Bears fans and their distaste for the Green Bay Packers. For the most die-hard …

Ted Phillips Approval Rating: January 2012 Edition
Mon Jan 16 10:31:38 2012
Vote now, and click here for Lovie Smith’s approval rating for January. Poll Do you approve or disapprove of Ted …

Bears 2011 Year in Review: Tight End
Mon Jan 16 09:41:11 2012

Bears analysis: In the market for cornerbacks
Mon Jan 16 06:43:00 2012
Brad Biggs: The Bears will be in the market for cornerbacks in free agency and the draft. Keep an eye on some bigger prospects …

Bears Team Report (Yahoo! Sports)
Mon Jan 16 01:18:08 2012
New offensive coordinator Mike Tice will not be making sweeping changes to the Bears’ offense, but the team’s former offensive …

Tice plans to retain Bears’ run-first mentality
Mon Jan 16 01:01:12 2012
Bears’ offense, but the team’s former offensive line coach believes that differences will be noticeable]]>

Forte likely ticketed for franchise tag
Mon Jan 16 01:01:12 2012
Bears’ 13 unrestricted free agents, Matt Forte has received the most attention, but he has the least chance of leaving.]]>

It’s Time to End the NFL Blackout Rule: Fan’s Opinion (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Mon Jan 16 00:31:00 2012
Give us fans a break. I think it’s time for the Federal Communication Commission to end the NFL Blackout rule. The rule was set …