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After passing up on one link to the '85 Super Bowl team the <!--Default NodeId For Chicago is 115,2005--><A HREF=>Bears</A> are looking to another. Richard Dent was recently interviewed for the defensive line coach vacancy, which is available due to the departure of Rex Norris.

In his first year of eligibility Dent wasn't among the 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He's the franchise's all-time sack leader with 124.5 QB takedowns, was a two-time Pro Bowler and Super Bowl MVP. Although, Dent doesn't have any coaching experience he has spent time as an assistant in Bears mini-camps.

There was brief discussion current linebackers coach Gary Moeller could move to his original area of expertise, defensive line, and then hire Mike Singletary as linebackers coach. However, that scenario failed to play out because Dick Jauron and his staff didn't want to move Moeller. Brian Billick and the Baltimore Ravens quickly hired Singletary.

There is a chance Dent's name is being bantered about as a public relations move following the negative response the team got for not hiring Singletary.

Chuck Bullough is still being considered as a candidate. It's likely the team will make a decision in the next week, so whoever is hired will be able participate in the scouting combine, which begins February 18.

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