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Bears brass put stamp on Trestman hire

Ted Phillips (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

Team president Ted Phillips and chairman George McCaskey are confident GM Phil Emery found the right man in Marc Trestman to lead Chicago into the next era of Bears football.

Chicago Bears president and CEO Ted Phillips was so impressed with Marc Trestman that he authorized a middle-of-the-night phone call to offer Trestman the head coach position. "George McCaskey and I met with Marc on Monday," Phillips said today. "It was obvious that he was the perfect fit for our team. Once the decision was made as the week wore on, we wanted no time wasted before getting in... Recommended Stories

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