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|Bears Hire Martz as Offensive Coordinator
|CHICAGO (AP) -- The headstrong coach who orchestrated the "Greatest Show on Turf"while molding Kurt Warner into a Pro Bowl quarterback with the St. Louis Rams, is Chicago's new offensive coordinator.
The Bears are hoping Mike Martz can get the best out of Jay Cutler. After being acquired in an offseason trade with Denver, Cutler threw a league-leading 26 interceptions en route to a 7-and-9 finish. The Bears missed a postseason berth for the third straight year since the 2006 team's Super Bowl run.
Martz is reunited with Bears coach Lovie Smith, who was Martz's defensive coordinator with the Rams.
The Bears are still looking for a defensive coordinator.
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