Changing coaches in Chicago is not going to be the answer for the Bears. They’ve got a coach who Bud Grant called “the smartest young football brain I have ever met,” and that’s why Grant hired Marc Trestman for his first coaching job.
Trestman has not lost that brain, but the Vikings found out that without a good quarterback early in the season, they didn’t beat anybody. And when the quarterback improved, they became competitive.
Chicago hasn’t had a quarterback all year. Jay Cutler is done. And when you agree to bench Jay Cutler, like certainly all the Bears brass agreed, you know he’s done. So don’t blame Trestman for Cutler’s poor performance this year, and give the coach a chance beyond two years.
I’m prejudiced because I’ve known the young man since he was growing up, and know he’s capable of winning like he has in the past. The Bears should keep Trestman.