Trestman Appointed Chicago Bears Head Coach

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Reuters
Marc Trestman was appointed head coach of the Chicago Bears on Wednesday in place of Lovie Smith, who was fired at the end of last year after nine seasons in charge.

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Marc Trestman was appointed head coach of the Chicago Bears on Wednesday in place of Lovie Smith, who was fired at the end of last year after nine seasons in charge.

Trestman, who will be the Bears' 14th head coach since the NFL started in 1920, joins from the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League where he has spent the past five seasons with a 59-31 record and championships in 2009 and 2010.

The 57-year-old last worked in the NFL in 2004 as quarterbacks coach and assistant head coach with the Miami Dolphins.