Emery introduced as Bears GM

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LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Phil Emery is being introduced as the new general manager of the Chicago Bears at a Halas Hall news conference.

Emery’s most recent job was director of college scouting for the Kansas City Chiefs. He replaces Jerry Angelo, who was fired after an 8-8 season in which the Bears missed the playoffs for the fourth time in the last five years.

Emery served as an area scout with the Bears from 1998-2004 and worked with Chicago coach Lovie Smith for one season. He was one of five interviewed for the position.