The Chicago Bears contacted at least 12 general managers and nine coaching candidates for interviews. As they go through this process, we look at each of the potential clients.
The Bears announced that Glenn Cook was interviewed for the general manager position on Wednesday.
<знак класса="hl_orange">Glenn Cook
Title: Cleveland Browns, VP of Player Personnel
Cook has been with the Browns since 2016, starting as assistant director of professional scouting before being promoted in 2020 under general manager Andrew Berry. He previously worked as a professional scout for the Green Bay Packers from 2012 to 2015 and as an assistant scout for the Indianapolis Colts from 2011 to 2012.
You must know
Cook was a linebacker for the University of Miami from 2004 to 2008, throwing a total of 185 tackles, 23½ tackles for loss, 16 quarterback pressures, and two touchdowns from a fumble. He returned to his alma mater to become a graduate assistant.
After Cook ended his football career, the Chicago Cubs selected him in the 46th round in 2009. That season, the former pitcher and center fielder played for the Cubs rookie league team.
What was said
“He’s a guy who turned pro, he went to college, he’s really good at research, his study contracts – I just think he has a wide skill set,” Berry said in a 2020 edition when promoting Cook. “He is a talented appraiser and he has really great people skills. I think it will work well not only managing our scouts but also our intelligence research function which is actually a hybrid field between traditional assessment, research and strategy and I think that’s really important for the person who is going work day. current staff in the organization.