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Lovie Smith out, Marc Trestman in as Bears head coach

Lovie Smith will not return as the head coach of the Chicago Bears, replaced by Marc Trestman.

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The Trib’s Brad Biggs examines, in-depth, Chicago’s new head coach and the majority of his staff that has already been hired.

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Former Cowboys head coach and current Fox analyst Jimmy Johnson suggests that Marc Trestman will be the next head coach of the Chicago Bears. (Chicago Tribune photo)

The Bears took a swing for the fences by choosing Marc Trestman to be the 14th head coach in team history, an NFL source told the Tribune early Wednesday. The Bears made it official with a news release shortly after 4 a.m. Trestman will be introduced Thursday at a 10 a.m. news conference.

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The Chicago Tribune reports that Marc Trestman has been hired as the new head coach of the Chicago Bears. (Chicago Tribune photo)

Brad Biggs of the Tribune lists the pluses and negatives to the final three candidates (Arians, Bevell and Trestman).

The Trib’s Dan Pompei analyzes the final three candidates and predicts when fans can expect an announcement for the next head coach.

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Bears General Manager Phil Emery is getting closer to deciding who will be the team’s new head coach. (Chris Walker/Tribune Photo)

TSN football insider Dave Naylor informs Bears’ fans everything they need to know about the CFL head coach and explores if he’s right for the job.

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Former Cowboys head coach and current Fox analyst Jimmy Johnson suggests that Marc Trestman may be the next head coach of the Chicago Bears. (Chicago Tribune photo)

By Brad Biggs, Tribune reporter

Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery has at least three interviews scheduled for this weekend but Jimmy Johnson strongly implies a choice has been made for the next head coach of the team.

According to the Fox analyst and former coach of the Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins, Marc Trestman will be the next head coach of the Bears. That is what Johnson wrote early this morning on his personal Twitter account. A Bears spokesman declined comment, saying the team would maintain the policy it adopted when the coaching search process began.

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Former Cowboys head coach and current Fox analyst Jimmy Johnson suggests that Marc Trestman will be the next head coach of the Chicago Bears. (Chicago Tribune photo)

Plus, Al Roker poops his pants.

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Chicago Bears Lovie Smith and San Francisco 49ers Mike Singletary after game at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sunday, October 29, 2006. (Chicago Tribune Photo by Scott Strazzante)

Former Packers’ lineman Mark Tauscher gives his thoughts on the Bears QB & Emery’s wide-reaching head coach search.

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Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) in the 1st half of the Bears’ 21-13 loss to the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune)

Mike Chappell of the Indy Star states his case why the Colts OC would be great for the Bears head coaching job.

Green Bay Press Gazette’s Rob Demovsky thinks the Packers’ OC may need a little more time before becoming a head coach.

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