The Chicago Bears are steadily whittling down their list of candidates
Eagles QB coach John DeFilippo has completed his interview with the Chicago Bears. Word is he’d be willing to retain Vic Fangio as DC, maintaining stability on Bears defensive side of the ball. @gmfb @NFLonFOX— Peter Schrager (@PSchrags) January 6, 2018
Vic Fangio, a veteran defensive guru, has been with the Bears since 2015. This is a fine olive branch for DeFilippo to offer his potential next employer, and could go a long way toward ingratiating him to a new fan base, especially considering that he's never been a head coach before.
I am very here for a dynamic trio of Mitch Trubisky-John DeFilippo-Vic Fangio working quite well and winning together for the next 15 years.— Robert Zeglinski (@RobertZeglinski) January 6, 2018
All the eggs in one basket, for once. Let’s roll.
Though the Bears have interviewed some other attractive candidates, including Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, this latest decision could give DeFilippo the inside track. Keep an eye on this one, folks.