Bears make organizational changes

The Chicago Bears announced several organizational moves on Saturday.

Kevin Turks was promoted to director of pro personnel. He has been with the team for 11 years and was previously the assistant director of pro personnel.

Dwayne Joseph moved up to associate director of pro personnel. Joseph, who has been with the Bears the last seven years, was an assistant director of pro personnel.

The team hired Ryan Kessenich as scout/player personnel, Jay Muraco as East Coast scout and Andre Odom as a scouting assistant). Kessenich and Muraco were previously area scouts with the Kansas City Chiefs. Odom spent the last two years at Temple in player development.

The Bears also promoted Breck Ackley to South Central area scout, David Williams to scout/player personnel and Sam Summerville to Southeast area scout.