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John Fox  

Head Coach, Chicago Bears

John Fox is in his third season with the Chicago Bears after being named the 15th head coach in franchise history on January 16, 2015.

Fox has 15 years of NFL head coaching experience at Carolina (2002-10), Denver (2011-14) and Chicago (2015-16). As an NFL head coach, Fox has a 128-112 (.533) regular season record, six division titles, six double-digit win seasons and seven playoff appearances. In the postseason, Fox has amassed an 8-7 (.533) record as a head coach with three conference championship game appearances leading to two trips to the Super Bowl (XXXVIII with Carolina in 2003 and XLVIII with Denver in 2013). He is one of six coaches in NFL history to lead two different teams to Super Bowl appearance. Fox ranks third among active NFL head coaches with 136 overall wins and his six seasons with at least 11 wins are third most among active head coaches.

Under Fox's tutelage as a head coach, coordinator and position coach, 42 players have earned a total of 77 Pro Bowl selections at 14 different positions during his coaching career. In 2016, running back Jordan Howard and guard Josh Sitton earned Pro Bowl honors.

Before coming to Chicago, Fox spent four seasons (2011-14) in Denver, guiding the Broncos to four division titles, joining Chuck Knox (L.A. Rams) as the only coaches in NFL history to lead their respective team to four division titles in their first four years with the franchise.

Prior to his time with the Broncos, Fox spent nine years as head coach of the Carolina Panthers. He led the franchise to a 73-71 (.507) regular-season record, including three playoff appearances and two NFC South titles. Fox guided 15 different Panthers to a total of 28 Pro Bowl selections from 2002-10.

Fox was a secondary coach for the San Diego Chargers (1992-93) and Pittsburgh Steelers (1989-91), and spent 10 years as a collegiate coach and one season in the USFL before becoming an NFL defensive coordinator. He got his coaching start at his alma mater, San Diego State. Prior to attending San Diego State University, Fox played defensive back at Southwestern Junior College in Chula Vista (1974-75).

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Chicago Bears hire John Fox as head coach - NFL.com

John Fox wasn't unemployed for very long. The Chicago Bears hired Fox on Friday. What can we expect from the former Broncos coach in the Windy City?

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