Bears to bring in former Vikings assistants for 2nd interviews

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CHICAGO - Seattle offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell will interview a second time for the Chicago Bears' coaching job.

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Bevell and defensive coordinator Gus Bradley were "heading toward second interviews." Bradley is in the running for the Philadelphia Eagles' job.

Bevell just finished his second season with the Seahawks. He drew high praise for his work with rookie quarterback Russell Wilson.

He also served as Minnesota's coordinator from 2006 to 2010 and was an assistant in Green Bay before that, working with Brett Favre.

ESPN, citing sources, reported the Bears will also conduct a second interview with Marc Trestman, head coach of the CFL's Montreal Alouettes.

Trestman, a St. Louis Park High School grad, coached with the Vikings in 1985-86 and 1990-91. Trestman went to the

Trestman went to training cam with the Vikings in 1978 and 1979 as a defensive back.

The Bears, who declined comment, are looking to replace the fired Lovie Smith.

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