The Bears coaching staff continued to take shape on Monday. The team announced that Matt Eberflus hired Jim Dray to be the team’s next tight ends coach.
Dray spent the last two seasons working as an offensive quality control coach for the Cardinals. Before that, Dray worked for one season as a Browns offensive quality control coach.
Last season, the Cardinals finished No. 11 in the NFL in scoring offense and No. 8 in total offense. Arizona’s tight ends, which included Maxx Williams for five games and Zach Ertz for 11 games, combined for 76 catches, 777 receiving yards and four touchdowns.
Dray also played tight end in 94 games over eight seasons in the NFL. His best stretch was from 2013-2014 when he caught 43 balls for 457 yards and three touchdowns.
In addition to Dray the Bears have hired the following position coaches:
-Dave Borgonzi, linebackers
-Andrew Janocko, quarterbacks
-Chris Morgan, offensive line
-James Rowe, defensive backs
-Tyke Tolbert, wide receivers/passing game coordinator