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Sport Bears hire former Oregon HC Mark Helfrich as offensive coordinator, report says

17:46  11 january  2018
17:46  11 january  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The Bears dipped into the collegiate ranks to hire offensive line coach Harry Hiestand and they are doing the same at offensive coordinator . Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Bears have hired former University of Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich the offensive coaching staff for Matt

Bears now have hired former Oregon HC Mark Helfrich as their offensive coordinator , per source. Serving as Bears offensive coordinator would be Helfrich ’s first time working with an NFL team.

The Bears have found their offensive coordinator, and this one will certainly catch you by surprise.

According to ESPN, Chicago has hired former Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich as the team's new OC.

Helfrich spent the last year as a college football analyst for Fox Sports, but prior to that he was head coach at Oregon from 2013-2016. He started with the Ducks in 2009 as the offensive coordinator.

a man wearing a hat: Mark Helfrich © (Getty Images) Mark Helfrich

In Helfrich's eight years with the Ducks, they had a Top-10 offense six of eight times. However, when Chip Kelly left to coach the Eagles in 2013, the Ducks' offense steadily went down in national ranking. Oregon had the 36th ranked offense in college football in Helfrich's final season in 2016 after being ranked first just two years prior.

The Bears have not announced the move.

Browns interviewing Ben McAdoo for offensive coordinator role .
McAdoo worked under new Browns GM John Dorsey with the Packers as an offensive assistant from 2006-2012.Cleveland.

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