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BREAKING: Bears Replace Harry Hiestand

The Bears have found their new offensive line coach.
Photo: Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP

Photo: Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP

According to Tom Pelissero, the Bears have found their replacement for offensive line coach Harry Hiestand in assistant coach Juan Castillo.

Castillo has a very long coaching history that includes experience on both sides of the ball, so he'll bring an interesting twist to this offensive line that is so desperate for improvement.

YearAgeLevelEmployerRole

1982

29

College

Texas A&M-Kingsville

Defensive Line/Linebackers

1983

30

College

Texas A&M-Kingsville

Defensive Line/Linebackers

1984

31

College

Texas A&M-Kingsville

Defensive Line/Linebackers

1985

32

College

Texas A&M-Kingsville

Defensive Line/Linebackers

1986

33

High School

Kingsville (TX)

Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers

1987

34

High School

Kingsville (TX)

Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers

1988

35

High School

Kingsville (TX)

Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers

1989

36

High School

Kingsville (TX)

Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers

1990

37

College

Texas A&M-Kingsville

Offensive Line

1991

38

College

Texas A&M-Kingsville

Offensive Line

1992

39

College

Texas A&M-Kingsville

Offensive Line

1993

40

College

Texas A&M-Kingsville

Offensive Line

1994

41

College

Texas A&M-Kingsville

Offensive Line

1995

42

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Offensive Assistant

1996

43

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Offensive Assistant

1997

44

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Tight Ends

1998

45

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Offensive Line

1999

46

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Offensive Line

2000

47

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Offensive Line

2001

48

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Offensive Line

2002

49

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Offensive Line

2003

50

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Offensive Line

2004

51

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Offensive Line

2005

52

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Offensive Line

2006

53

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Offensive Line

Year

Age

Level

Employer

Role

2007

54

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Offensive Line

2008

55

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Offensive Line

2009

56

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Offensive Line

2010

57

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Offensive Line

2011

58

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Defensive Coordinator

2012

59

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles

Defensive Coordinator

2012

59

NFL

Baltimore Ravens

Running Game Coordinator

2013

60

NFL

Baltimore Ravens

Running Game Coordinator

2014

61

NFL

Baltimore Ravens

Offensive Line

2015

62

NFL

Baltimore Ravens

Offensive Line

2016

63

NFL

Baltimore Ravens

Offensive Line

2017

64

NFL

Buffalo Bills

Run Game Coordinator/Offensive Line

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Castillo has also worked with a plethora of different coaches throughout his history too, including Bears head coach Matt Nagy. It will be interesting to see these two reunited. Hopefully they can bring some immense improvement.

NameRole

John Harbaugh

Offensive Line, Running Game Coordinator

Sean McDermott

Run Game Coordinator/Offensive Line

Andy Reid

Defensive Coordinator, Offensive Line

Ray Rhodes

Offensive Assistant, Offensive Line, Tight Ends

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