Thursday, January 8, 2015

Former Saints Director of Player Personnel Ryan Pace is New Bears GM

The Bears have named Ryan Pace their new General Manager.  Pace has spent the last 11 seasons with the Saints in various scouting capabilities before becoming the  team’s director of player personnel in 2013. He was a four-year letterman as a defensive end at Eastern Illinois, where he served as a team captain as a senior.  Pace is just the sixth general manager in team history replacing Phil Emery, who was released following the season.  The Bears used Ernie Accorsi to help senior management decide on the new GM. Accorsi is also helping select a new coach following Marc Trestman's departure.  

Coaching prospect are likely to include Adam Gase and Dan Quinn who have been interviewed. and Todd Bowler and Mike Shanahan.