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The Chicago Bears are preparing to interview Brian Flores for their coaching position.  Here’s what you need to know about the former Miami Dolphins coach.

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The Chicago Bears are preparing to interview Brian Flores for their coaching position. Here’s what you need to know about the former Miami Dolphins coach.

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The Chicago Bears have contacted at least 11 general managers and nine coaching candidates for interviews. As they move through the process, we take a look at each of the potential hires.

Next up is Brian Flores, who was scheduled to interview the Bears for their coach’s opening on Friday.

Brian Flores

Title: Former Miami Dolphins Head Coach

Age: 40

Experience

In his first stint as NFL head coach, Flores went 24-25 in three seasons with the Dolphins, including back-to-back winning seasons. But the Dolphins didn’t make the playoffs during his tenure, they went through offensive coaches and reports of conflict followed his outing.

Flores, a native of New York, played linebacker at Boston College and began his coaching career with the New England Patriots as an assistant scout in 2004 before becoming a professional scout in 2006. He then moved on to an assistant scout. Coach (2008-09), Attacking Assistant and Special Teams Coach (2010), Defensive Assistant (2011), Safety Coach (2011-15) and Linebackers Coach (2016-18). He was on four Super Bowl winning teams and called defensive games in 2018.

You should know

Several reports said Flores’s departure from the Dolphins was more than her record, with ESPN reports his relationship with general manager Chris Grier and quarterback Tua Tagovailoa “had deteriorated in a very bad place.”

“An organization can only function if it is collaborative and works well together,” said Stephen Ross, owner of the Dolphins. “And I don’t think we’re working really well as an organization… to really win consistently at the NFL level.”

But several players expressed shock on social media at the news of his dismissal, and Flores immediately became one of the NFL’s top training contenders with speculation about a fit with the Bears, the Houston Texans. and the New York Giants.

Chicago Connection

Flores got to know Halas Hall a bit this summer when the Dolphins visited Lake Forest for joint practice with the Bears.

What was said

When the Dolphins hired Flores in 2019, Grier said, “Two things that immediately stand out when you meet Brian are his footballing smarts and leadership skills. Brian is widely respected throughout the NFL. He paid his dues in New England by working in staff, offense, defense, and special teams, which has helped him gain a great understanding of what it takes to win.

“If you talk to someone who has performed for him or worked with him, you’ll hear about his ability to lead and get the best out of people. Brian sets a high standard for his players and coaches and we are completely aligned with our vision on how to build a successful organization. ”



The Chicago Bears are preparing to interview Brian Flores for their coaching position. Here’s what you need to know about the former Miami Dolphins coach.

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