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Chicago Bears Hire Colts DC Matt Eberflus as Head Coach

Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus is shown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. Matt Eberflus is the new coach of the Chicago Bears, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press, tasked with turning around a franchise mired in mediocrity for much of the past decade. The person confirmed the move to the AP on condition of anonymity Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, because there had been no announcement by the Bears.(AP Photo/Gary McCullough, File)
Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus is shown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. Matt Eberflus is the new coach of the Chicago Bears, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press, tasked with turning around a franchise mired in mediocrity for much of the past decade. The person confirmed the move to the AP on condition of anonymity Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, because there had been no announcement by the Bears.(AP Photo/Gary McCullough, File)
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Chicago (AP) -- Matt Eberflus is the new coach of the Chicago Bears, tasked with turning around a franchise mired in mediocrity for much of the past decade.

The Bears announced Eberflus' hiring on Thursday night. He spent the past four years as Indianapolis’ defensive coordinator.