CHICAGO (AP) - Rod Marinelli will not return as the Chicago Bears' defensive coordinator next season.
New coach Marc Trestman says Marinelli has ``made up his mind to move on.'' It was not clear who will replace him.
Marinelli is a longtime friend of former coach Lovie Smith. The Bears fired Smith after they missed the playoffs for the fifth time in six seasons.
Marinelli was hired as the Bears' defensive line coach in 2009 and spent the past three seasons as their coordinator. Before coming to Chicago, Marinelli went 10-38 in three years as the Detroit Lions' coach and was fired after failing to win a game in his final season.

NFL Team Pages

Recent NFL Discussions

Top NFL Public Bets

#1 463 Green Bay Packers 85%
#2 468 New York Jets 83%
#3 471 Miami Dolphins 83%
#4 491 Minnesota Vikings 79%
#5 478 Arizona Cardinals 75%
#7 489 Philadelphia Eagles 73%
#8 469 Indianapolis Colts 70%
#9 487 New York Giants 69%
#10 483 Cincinnati Bengals 68%

NFL Futures

  • INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 3/1
  • GREEN BAY PACKERS 13/4
  • SEATTLE SEAHAWKS 7/2
  • NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS 9/2
  • DENVER BRONCOS 5/1
  • DALLAS COWBOYS 6/1
  • PHILADELPHIA EAGLES 11/1
  • BALTIMORE RAVENS 12/1
  • PITTSBURGH STEELERS 12/1
  • ARIZONA CARDINALS 12/1