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Jeff Fisher Covets Chicago Bears Head Coaching Job, According To Report

The Chicago Bears announced some significant personnel changes on Tuesday -- the team is now in the market for a new general manager, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach -- but they've been clear on the fact that Lovie Smith will return as the head coach in 2012.


Related: Source: Chicago the one job Jeff Fisher has always wanted

But Smith's future in Chicago could hinge on the next general manager, as the NFL Network's Albert Breer writes. Is there a scenario that could eventually bring Jeff Fisher to Chicago? Breer believes so:

If a younger executive type, such as Eric DeCosta or Les Snead comes in, then the coaching situation likely won't change. But if the Bears swing for the fences with a Bill Polian type, it's hard to rule anything out. And Polian and [Jeff] Fisher are close, having competed in the AFC South for a number of years.

Breer also cites a source who says that the Chicago job is "the one [Fisher has] always wanted."

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