Report: John Fox expected to be fired as Bears coach after season finale

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The <a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nfl/teams/chi/" data-ylk="slk:Chicago Bears">Chicago Bears</a> reportedly plan to fire John Fox following Sunday’s season finale against the <a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nfl/teams/min/" data-ylk="slk:Minnesota Vikings">Minnesota Vikings</a>. (AP)
The Chicago Bears reportedly plan to fire John Fox following Sunday’s season finale against the Minnesota Vikings. (AP)

The Chicago Bears are expected to fire head coach John Fox following Sunday’s season finale against the Minnesota Vikings, NFL Network reports.

The report states that general manager Ryan Pace will lead the search while team president Ted Phillips has already been lining up prospective candidates.

The Bears, led by rookie quarterback and No. 2 overall pick Mitch Trubisky, are in last place in the NFC North at 5-10.

It’s the third straight double-digit loss season for the Bears in three seasons under Fox. His first two seasons ended with 6-10 and 3-13 records.

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