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The Chicago Bears reportedly interviewed one of the best players in franchise history to be their defensive coordinator. Hall of Fame Mike Singletary is among several candidates the Bears have interviewed to fill the vacancy left by Chuck Pagano, who retired last week, according to The Athletic. Singletary, 62, has never been a defensive coordinator in the NFL.
The Bears have not made defensive line coach Jay Rodgers their new defensive coordinator and as a result he is headed to Los Angeles. According to a Tribune report by Brad Biggs, Rodgers will move on to coach on new coach Brandon Staley's staff with the Chargers. Rodgers has been in Chicago since 2015, joining the defensive staff under Vic Fangio and helping the defense to finish first in 2018 against the run and ninth in 2019.