After waiting a few weeks, the Chicago Bears finally found their head coach for the 2013 season after reaching an agreement with Marc Trestman, who spent the last five seasons coaching the Montreal Alouettes in the CFL (Canadian Football League). Some fans are questioning the move by the organization considering the difference in the CFL to the NFL, but this was a great move by an organization that turned out to be one of the biggest disappointments in 2012, so they should be excited.
Forget about what league he was coaching in–the main fact is Trestman knows what it takes to win and his resume speaks for itself. On top of two Grey Cup victories in three appearances over the last five seasons, Trestman also led the Alouettes to four division titles in five seasons.
With all of this in mind, Chicago would have been foolish to pass up on this opportunity to bring Trestman on board.
One of the main reasons why the Bears were unhappy with Lovie Smith is because he failed to help the offense live up to their true potential in 2012. They ranked 28th overall–which is pathetic for an offense consisting of Jay Cutler, Matt Forte, and Brandon Marshall. Trestman has been heavily praised over the years for his ability to work with great quarterbacks–so fans should be excited for the potential with Cutler and the offense heading into the 2013 season now that Trestman is on board.
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