Mike Tice, recently promoted to offensive coordinator by the Chicago Bears, was expected to interview with the Oakland Raiders about their vacant head coaching position, but the Bears announced on Monday afternoon that would not be the case.
LM: #Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice will NOT interview for Raiders' head-coaching position.— ChicagoBears.com (@ChicagoBearscom) January 24, 2012
That's good news for Chicago from a stability standpoints, writes Sean Jensen:
That Tice will remain is a big break for the Bears, with the pool of potential coaches quickly disappearing. Moreover, Tice allows the most seamless transition for the Bears players, especially quarterback Jay Cutler.
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