The Chicago Bears interviewed New York Giants director of college scouting Marc Ross at Halas Hall on Wednesday, according to Michael C. Wright of ESPN Chicago. It had previously been reported that Ross may have may with the Bears, but Wright confirms that it did indeed happen.
Ross has spent the past five seasons in his role with New York. He became the youngest college scouting director in league history when the Philadelphia Eagles promoted him to the job in 2000, and he played a role in drafting players such as running back Brian Westbrook and cornerback Lito Sheppard.
This is the third candidate that Chicago has interviewed for its GM opening, after bringing in New England Patriots director of player personnel Jason Licht on Monday and speaking with new Indianapolis Colts GM Ryan Grigson before he was hired there. The Bears also plan to speak with Kansas City Chiefs director of college scouting Phil Emery and current Bears director player of personnel Tim Ruskell.
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