An impressive season as Bears offensive line coach by Mike Tice could lead to his first coordinator gig.
Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that the Titans have expressed interest in Tice as a potential offensive coordinator candidate. It’s unclear how serious that interest is, and whether the Bears would allow Tice to interview for the job.
The Jets, for instance, prevented their offensive line coach Bill Callahan from interviewing in Tennessee.
It’s hard to know how Tice would do as a coordinator, but the Titans are building an impressive roster if their coaching staff ever has to suit up instead of the players in 2011. Head coach Mike Munchak and line coach Bruce Matthews are Hall of Famers, while recently added defensive coordinator Jerry Gray made four Pro Bowls.
Tice would be a nice addition as a run-blocking tight end.