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Retaining Phair, Hoke smart move by Bears

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New Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman has chosen to keep defensive line coach Mike Phair and defensive back coach Jon Hoke on staff, a move that could pay dividends.

During his first day on the job Wednesday, brand new Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman swung a mighty axe, dismissing every member of the former coaching staff but three: defensive backs coach Jon Hoke, assistant DB coach Gill Byrd and defensive line coach Mike Phair. For two days, the future of the three coaches was unclear. The wait has finally ended with the team announcing that Hoke and... Recommended Stories

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