Bears DL coach Jay Rodgers expected to depart for Chargers

With the Chicago Bears in the middle of a look for a brand-new protective planner to change a retired Chuck Pagano, it seems like they’ll likewise remain in the hunt for a brand-new protective line coach.

According to the Chicago Tribune’s Brad Biggs, protective line coach Jay Rodgers is anticipated to reunite with previous Bears outside linebackers coach Brandon Staley, who was employed as the head coach of the Los Angeles Chargers. Biggs didn’t define the particular function, however it might be protective planner.

Rodgers has actually managed some excellent protective line systems and has actually been important in the advancement of the similarity Eddie Goldman, Bilal Nichols, Roy Robertson-Harris and Nick Williams, to name a few.

It was formerly reported that passing video game planner Dave Ragone might be headed to the Atlanta Falcons, where he’s a preferred to land the offending planner function under brand-new head coach Arthur Smith.

Likewise according to Biggs, Bears running backs coach Charles London might likewise be headed to the Falcons.

The Bears are presently looking for a protective planner to be successful Pagano, and they’ve currently carried out some interviews. According to The Athletic, Chicago has actually spoken with previous Arizona Cardinals and New york city Giants protective planner James Bettcher, Indianapolis Colts protective backs coach Jonathan Gannon and Bears legend Mike Singletary for protective planner today.

Rodgers, along with securities coach Sean Desai, was as soon as believed to be a preferred internal prospect to land the protective planner position, however that doesn’t sound likely now.


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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.