The Chicago Bears are interviewing Alex Van Pelt for the team's quarterback coach/passing coordinator vacancy, according to a league source.
Van Pelt worked as the Buccaneers' quarterbacks coach the past two seasons. Before arriving in Tampa Bay, Van Pelt worked on the Bills' staff -- first as offensive quality control coach, then quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator -- from 2006 to 2009.
The Bears elevated offensive line coach Mike Tice -- a former head coach with the Vikings from 2001 to 2005 -- to offensive coordinator after the team parted with Mike Martz. Between Van Pelt and Tice, the Bears would have coaches in place to handle both facets of their offense.
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