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Like Walsh, NFL took its time to promote Trestman

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After 17 years in the NFL and five years with the Montreal Alouettes, 57-year-old Mark Trestman is the new head coach of the Chicago Bears.

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Marc Trestman took a long time to become an NFL head coach, but there is a prominent precedent of someone who had to wait for a chance before demonstrating greatness.
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