He fits the bill

Former Buffalo head coach Fewell could be right addition on Bears staff

Updated: January 12, 2010, 12:09 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

As glamour hires go, the expected appointment of Perry Fewell to the Bears' defensive coordinator position has about as much appeal as a quality control guy.

That's because the perception is that whoever gets the job will be, in effect, neutered.

Smothered may be more like it. To wit, the new coordinator will be operating under '09 defensive coordinator and still head coach Lovie Smith. He will be on the same staff as '08 defensive coordinator (and Smith's close friend) Bob ...

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