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Kansas State defensive coordinator Ted Monachino expected to join Bears: report

Jan 16, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

Ted Monachino, who agreed to become Kansas State's defensive coordinator in late December, will instead join the Bears as a defensive assistant, per multiple reports.

Monachino will team up with new Bears defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano, with whom he worked on the Colts and Ravens.

After Pagano and his staff was fired, Monachino spent last season as a senior defensive analyst at Missouri, his alma mater. The 52-year-old agreed three weeks ago to run the defense and coach lineba...