The Bears Beat (02.08.12): Bears hire Holt as offensive line coach

February 8th, 2012 - 5:42 pm

The Bears completed their coaching staff with the hiring of Tim Holt as their offensive line coach. Former Bears quarterback Jim Miller explains why he likes the hiring of quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates. And a look at some of the top free-agent-to-be wide receivers.

Bears hire Holt as offensive line coach
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Bears hire Holt as offensive line coach (AP)
Wed Feb 8 16:37:28 2012
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Bears hire Holt as offensive line coach
Wed Feb 8 13:53:00 2012
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Wed Feb 8 13:11:00 2012
Former Bears quarterback Jim Miller applauds the team’s decision to hire Jeremy Bates as quarterbacks coach.

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Chicago Bears add Bates to coaching staff
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Jeremy Bates hired as new Chicago Bears QB Coach
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Bears hire Holt as offensive line coach
Wed Feb 8 04:02:41 2012
LAKE FOREST, Ill.- The Chicago Bears have hired Tim Holt as their offensive line coach.