In Trestman We Trust: Bears tab new coach

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Updated: January 16, 2013

The Chicago Bears have chosen Marc Trestman to be their new head coach, the team announced Wednesday.

Trestman is the 14th head coach in franchise history.

Trestman has spent the last five years as the coach of the Montreal Alouettes
in the Canadian Football League, leading the team to back-to-back Grey Cups in
2009 and 2010.

He was named the CFL coach of the year in 2009 and had a 64-34 overall record
with the Alouettes.

Prior to joining the CFL, Trestman was an NFL assistant coach with the
Vikings, Buccaneers, Browns, Vikings, 49ers, Lions, Cardinals, Raiders and
Dolphins. He is known for molding successful quarterbacks.

Trestman will replace Lovie Smith, who was fired by Chicago after missing the
playoffs for the second straight year despite a 10-6 record.