Bears interview Martz for OC position

Updated: January 29, 2010, 4:01 PM ET
By Jeff Dickerson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears have confirmed Mike Martz arrived at Halas Hall on Friday to interview for the vacant offensive coordinator position.

The story was first reported by the Chicago Sun-Times.

Martz is the former offensive coordinator for the St. Louis Rams, Detroit Lions and San Francisco 49ers, and he served as the Rams' head coach for 5 1/2 seasons.

Bears head coach Lovie Smith was a member of Martz's staff in St. Louis from 2001-03.

Jeff Dickerson covers the Bears for ESPNChicago.com.

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