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Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.

Good morning, Chicago. Here are some top stories to start your day: - Illinois teacher shortage reaches crisis level - Inside the Bears' search for a new coach and GM - 7 Midwest cities to visit in 2022

Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.

as one nonprofit multimedia newsroom.The transaction is expected to close by Jan. 31, creating a potentially groundbreaking model for the future of local journalism.Bears Chairman George McCaskey walks to the field before the first half against the Lions at Ford Field on Nov. 22, 2018.

(Armando L. Sanchez / Chicago Tribune)If the Chicago Bears conduct a shrewd and calculated exploration of their current applicants for a new head coach and general manager, they have a golden opportunity to make two successful hires in the coming weeks.

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Bears GM, Coach Search: Latest Updates, Timeline, Names to WatchOver a week into the Bears head coach and general manager search, where do things stand with the top candidates? Who else stands to be involved?

Why James Cook Could Spark Interest From Bears At Senior Bowl | The Draft NetworkJames Cook is a player that could spark the Bears' interest at the seniorbowl. BryanPerezNFL breaks down why that is & what Cook would bring to the table for Chicago. FrontOffice33 | DaBears BryanPerezNFL seniorbowl Hell nah , tf we guna waste picks on this for? WR , OLINE , CB , S , Dline and LB … but they wanna draft a RB lmao wasted my time reading that BryanPerezNFL seniorbowl That was a ridiculous article. Trying to project this guy as a WR and bringing up actual elite NFL WRs because they are similar in size. If the Nears new GM drafts a RB in a he 3rd or 4th round he should be fired instantly.

Bears 2022 Schedule: Full List of Next Season's OpponentsThe Chicago Bears will host four playoff teams during the 2022 NFL season, including the Buffalo Bills, San Francisco 49ers and Philadelphia Eagles. 7-10 6 to 7 wins at best At this point nobody cares

New Ohio State Offensive Line Coach/Associate Head Coach for Offense Justin Frye to Make $800,000 in 2022New Ohio State offensive line coach and associate head coach for offense Justin Frye will be paid a base salary of $800,000 in 2022. Oh umm seems kinda expensive

Bears Head Coach Search: Brian Daboll, Dan Quinn on ListMatt Nagy’s been out of Halas Hall for a week, so it’s time to revisit our head coach replacements.

7 stunning new Maldives resorts to visit in 2022Sitting serenely in the warm azure waters of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives guarantees the whitest of white sand beaches, dreamy sunsets and an unforgettable underwater world. Here are some of the top new resorts for those planning to visit in 2022. I freaking wish 😫 CNN: Cable “News” Network? If covid allows it

combining the newspaper with WBEZ-FM 91.Here’s a look at where things stand, how long the rest of the process might take and what variables could come into play that alter the timeline: Where things stand The Bears are taking a deliberate approach while interviewing general manager and head coach candidates simultaneously.The Draft Network Photo: Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports There’s no debate over who the starting running back for the Chicago Bears will be in 2022.In addition to the Packers and the rest of the NFC North, the Bears will play host to the Washington Football Team, the Miami Dolphins and the Houston Texans.

5 as one nonprofit multimedia newsroom. The transaction is expected to close by Jan. Here’s the list of candidates who have interviewed: General manager Browns vice president of player personnel Glenn Cook Bears assistant director of player personnel Champ Kelly Browns vice president of football operations Kwesi Adofo-Mensah Saints assistant GM Jeff Ireland Titans director of player personnel Monti Ossenfort Bills assistant GM Joe Schoen Colts assistant GM Ed Dodds Colts director of college scouting Morocco Brown Patriots scouting consultant Eliot Wolf The following candidates will reportedly interview or have been requested to interview: Chargers director of player personnel JoJo Wooden, Chiefs executive director of player personnel Ryan Poles, 49ers director of personnel Ran Carthon, Dolphins senior personnel executive Reggie McKenzie, Steelers vice president of football and business administration Omar Khan, and former Texans executive vice president of football operations/GM Rick Smith. 31, creating a potentially groundbreaking model for the future of local journalism. He looked the part of a legitimate starter himself, so even the RB2 role is all but locked up next year. Bears Chairman George McCaskey walks to the field before the first half against the Lions at Ford Field on Nov. Why is this taking so long? It’s only been eight days since Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy were fired. 22, 2018. The trip to Dallas isn't the only time the Bears head south for a road contest.

(Armando L. Nothing is abnormal about the timeline so far. His lack of NFL size (5-foot-6, 179 pounds) has prevented him from ever being a true feature runner, but his ability to flip the field with one catch was an asset. Sanchez / Chicago Tribune) If the Chicago Bears conduct a shrewd and calculated exploration of their current applicants for a new head coach and general manager, they have a golden opportunity to make two successful hires in the coming weeks. But first and foremost, the Tribune’s Dan Wiederer writes, they must know what they’re truly after , what their vision is for this latest reboot and how they can unite a new GM with a new coach in a way that propels them forward as quickly as possible. But with so many head coaching candidates playing in playoff games this weekend — and with four interviews scheduled later this week — it’s unlikely the Bears will hire a coach in the next few days. Staff with the Des Moines Arts Center install an edition of Robert Indiana's"LOVE" at the Pappajohn Sculpture Park on Thursday, July 25, 2019 in Des Moines. The Bears could save more than $2 million against the salary cap by cutting ties with Cohen this offseason—and if they do, they’ll need to do a better job at replacing his lost production. (Brian Powers/The Des Moines Register/AP) 7 Midwest cities to visit in 2022 for history buffs, nature enthusiasts, foodies and more The year might have just kicked off, but if you’re already in need of a change of scenery or a long weekend getaway, the Midwest has everything you need within driving distance. And it’s entirely possible Daboll and Frazier will see their seasons end Sunday evening in Kansas City.

Whether you’re on the hunt for small-town charm or big-city nightlife, you really can have it all — and not stray far from home. , from a thriving arts scene in Des Moines to a college town steeped in history. Two things alter hiring timelines in the NFL: competition and playoff games. Cook is listed at 5-foot-11 and 190 pounds—not incredibly undersized, but undersized nonetheless—and it’d be pretty surprising if he even weighed that much on game days. Latest News .