Challenges facing new Bears coach

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Win Over Lovie's Holdover Veterans

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This could be one of the most difficult tasks for the new coach to accomplish because players such as Lance Briggs, and Charles Tillman are seasoned veterans who are also among the league's best at the position, and it's natural for them to feel distrustful of new coaches potentially bringing in new schemes. Winning over Cutler will be a tough task if the Bears don't retain quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates, but winning members of one of the league's best defense could prove the toughest task of all.