Arians can help
Los Angeles Times
Bruce Arians is the best choice for the
This is a team that has the franchise's best quarterback in the modern era in Jay Cutler, an elite receiver in
The Bears want a power running game? That was Arians' philosophy in Pittsburgh — to varying levels of success — and what he had in Kansas City with Christian Okoye. And, unlike fellow Bears candidates Marc Trestman and Darrell Bevell, Arians has gotten it done as a head coach at the highest level. Chicago needs to do that deal.
Arians can inspire
Of all the Bears' known candidates, Bruce Arians always has required the shortest leap of faith.
A past that includes mentoring
On Sept. 30,
Arians is a players' coach
The Bears should hire Bruce Arians, a proven leader and mentor of quarterbacks. Arians did an excellent job as the interim coach when Chuck Pagano was stricken with leukemia, leading the Colts to a playoff berth as they rebounded from a 2-14 season.
And Arians was outstanding in guiding rookie quarterback Andrew Luck, making him into a passer with a full repertoire of throws. Arians is a players' coach with strong motivational skills, something that should come in handy with mercurial quarterback Jay Cutler.
And the Colts seemed to miss him during an
Arians has the pedigree
I like Bruce Arians as the choice for the Bears' next head coach. Let's face it, Arians, the Colts' offensive coordinator, has the pedigree. He has worked with some of the best young quarterbacks in the game, including Peyton Manning, Ben Roethlisberger (in Pittsburgh) and now Andrew Luck.
That's the ideal
Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and Montreal Alouettes head coach Marc Trestman seem to be good candidates. They've done well working with quarterbacks too.
Arians, however, has done better.