Meet Mel Tucker, Bears' New Defensive Coordinator

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Meet Mel Tucker, Bears' New Defensive Coordinator
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Well that didn't take long! We were informed that Rod Marinelli was leaving during the Trestman presser this week, and by Friday the Bears had a replacement. Meet Mel Tucker, a man who is highly respected around the league and was most recently the defensive coordinator for the Jacksonville Jaguars. This is a solid hire by Emery, as Tucker has interviewed for head coaching positions and even served as interim head coach for the Jags at the end of the 2011 season.

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