Ryan Poles made the Chicago Bears this time. Poles was hired as Chicago's general manager on Tuesday, almost 15 years after he signed with the team as an undrafted free agent and then failed to make the final roster. Poles spent the previous 13 seasons in the Chiefs' front office, the past year as executive director of player personnel under general manager Brett Veach.
Questions surrounded Matt Eberflus both times he was hired as a defensive coordinator, and at each stop he more than satisfied the inquiries. Now the Chicago Bears are seeking an answer to whether Eberflus is the right man to be their next head coach. The Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator has a second interview with the team Wednesday.
Eliot Wolf has been a busy man since the New England Patriots’ season came to an end in the first round of the playoffs. The team’s scouting consultant conducted job interview with two teams for their open general manager positions. With both the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings hiring different people to lead their organizations, however, it seems increasingly likely that Wolf will not leave the Patriots.