Spotlight shines on Bears, Packers coordinators


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The Green Bay Packers were a mess when they hired Dom Capers as their coordinator two years ago. The Chicago Bears had issues on offense when they turned to Mike Martz after last season.

Well, now look at them.

The Packers and Bears are one win from the Super Bowl. The outcome of Sunday’s NFC championship game just might hinge on the chess match between the two veteran coordinators.

Martz calls Capers a “terrific teacher,” and the defense earned high grades this year. Green Bay got to the conference championship despite injuries that would have derailed many teams.

The Bears, meanwhile, looked as if they were coming off the tracks before making key adjustments on offense and turning around their season.

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