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Bears interested in Tucker for DC job

Mel Tucker (Kim Klement/USA TODAY)

It's being reported that the Chicago Bears are looking to hire Jacksonville Jaguars' DC Mel Tucker as the team's next defensive coordinator.

Former Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli left the team yesterday after the hiring of Marc Trestman as head coach. Marinelli today is visiting with the Dallas Cowboys, where he'll likely team up again with defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin. "I think in the end … [Marinelli] was looking for a transition," GM Phil Emery said. "He was looking to move in a different direction... Recommended Stories

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