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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:01:24 -0800
Former Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker is on the radar of the Oakland Raiders for their defensive coordinator opening.
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:01:41 -0800
Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker will not return, the team announced Tuesday, Jan. 20.
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:49:41 -0800
Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker has been in contact with Louisiana State University regarding their defensive coordinator position, according to sources.
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 14:24:19 -0800
Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker is still a member of the coaching staff at this time, according to team president Ted Phillips.
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 06:32:13 -0800
Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker is likely to be let go at the end of the season, according to sources.
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 04:02:20 -0800
Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman plans no coaching changes on his staff despite a 41-28 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Speculation centered around defensive coordinator Mel Tucker, whose defense ranks last in points per game allowed.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:22:18 -0700
Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs, who is entering his 12th NFL season, intends to retire as a Bear but did not give a definite timetable. Briggs said he feels more comfortable with defensive coordinator Mel Tucker, who is in his second year.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:57:01 -0700
Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler's arm strength is standing out in practice. "The ball is ON you," said defensive coordinator Mel Tucker.
Fantasy Tip: It is positive news that Cutler is having a nice showing in training camp. He should be drafted as a QB2 with a lot of upside heading into the 2014 season.
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 06:27:13 -0700
Chicago Bears FS Chris Conte (shoulder) could win one of the starting spots in training camp, but injuries could play a role. Conte sat out for the entire offseason program. "We'll see," Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker said. "I'll wait until camp rolls around and I'll get a report, and they'll let us know who's available and how much they can do. Whenever he's available, we'll start working him in and get him up to speed, get him the reps. He's been in the meetings. So he knows what we're doing. We're going to start over pretty much in training camp with our installation. So a lot of it will be review, and then we'll add some things as we go that we didn't cover in OTAs and the coaches' sessions. He's gotten the mental work in, in the class room. So it'll just be getting the physical reps. When he's ready, he's ready. We'll work him in."
Sat, 17 May 2014 23:17:05 -0700
The Chicago Bears defense under defensive coordinator Mel Tucker will undergo significant alterations before the 2014 season. "There are some significant changes in terms of techniques that we're going to play; how we're going to fit the run, some of our alignments," Tucker said. "We'll have some alternative fronts that we'll play."
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