Thursday, January 22, 2015

Vic Fangio and Adam Gase Join Bears

Vic Fangio is the Bears new Defensive Coordinator and Adam Gase is the new Offensive Coordinator under John Fox.  Fangio is a coach who uses players with multiple skills and can play multiple roles in his complex schemes.  The Bears will have to acquire many of the players to fit his schemes.  Fangio has served as defensive coordinator most recently with the San Francisco 49ers from 2011-2014.  He had 28 NFL seasons and is 56 years old.

Adam Gase is a young coach, 36,  who took the Offensive Coordinator with Fox and the Broncos in 2013-2014. Before that he coached the quarterback and receivers with Denver.  He was with the Lions as a scout and moved up to quarterback coach before he went to San Francisco for a year. Gase worked closely with Peyton Manning and is popular with the players.  Gase is five years older than Jay Cutler and 2 years younger than Peyton Manning.