Jeremy Bates Should Become the Next Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinator

January 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Some of you Bears fans might be asking who is Jeremy Bates? Why wouldn’t we just hire Mike Martz or Charlie Weis?
First off, Jeremy Bates is the 33-year-old son to recently fired Bucs defensive coordinator, Jim Bates. Jeremy began his coaching career with the Bucs in 2002 as the offensive quality control coach. By the way the Bucs went on to win the Super Bowl that season. He spent two more seasons in Tampa and then spent one year with the Jets as the quarterbacks coach.
From 2006-2008, he was the quarterbacks for the Denver Broncos. Those three years he spent with quarterback Jay Cutler. This offseason he bolted for USC to be the assistant head coach/quarterbacks coach.
This guy knows football. He knows quarterbacks and most importantly he knows Jay Cutler.
Jay Cutler trusts this guy a lot and that is a good thing to have between your quarterback and your offensive coordinator.
Cutler said this when he heard Bates was heading to the college ranks back in Jan...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments