The Bears’ head coach reportedly interviewed for the head coaching vacancy.
The Indianapolis Colts reportedly interviewed a college coach for their head coaching vacancy this week.
ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg reports that Indianapolis interviewed Baylor head coach Matt Rhule earlier this week. Rhule, 42, went 1-11 in his first season with the Bears. He’s 29-34 as a head coach at the college level.
Rhule does have a little experience at the NFL level, having spent the 2012 season coaching the offensive line for the New York Giants. The New York native took the Temple head coaching position in 2013 and was with the Owls for four seasons, winning 10 games in 2015 and ’16, before leaving for Baylor.
The Colts fired head coach Chuck Pagano at the end of the 2017 season. New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is believed by some to be the favorite to land the gig. Houston Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel is another potential candidate.