Marinelli Impresses at Bears Training Camp


Published: March 23, 2009


... into free agency. L.T. renegotiates his contract.

Notice how none of these big offseason stories include the Chicago Bears, as they have gone about their business quietly, but all the while effectively.

Following the National Football League's first ever 0-16 season, it seemed like Rod Marinelli was coaching kryptonite, but the Bears were not afraid of the coach. They said that he was a high quality coach who was placed in a bad situation, without any real chance to win.

The Bears biggest offseason addition was Rod Marinelli, who was hired as the defensive line coach in January.

Marinelli has 13 NFL seasons under his belt. Before his venture to Detroit, Marinelli was a respected defensive line coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for 10 years.

Marinelli came into Halas Hall with an intensity and drive to redeem himself after his three-year debacle in Detroit. This intensity impressed the Bears linemen during practice.

Bears players were already...

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