Bears hire college scouting, pro personnel directors



Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have hired Joe Douglas as director of college scouting and Anthony Kelly as director of pro scouting, joining new general manager Ryan Pace's front office.

Douglas spent more than 15 years with the Baltimore Ravens — the past three-plus seasons as their national scout. He was involved in drafting players such as quarterback Joe Flacco, guard Ben Grubbs, linebacker C.J. Mosley, cornerback Lardarius Webb and guard Marshal Yanda as well as current Bears linebacker Pernell McPhee,

Kelly had been with the Denver Broncos since 2007, spending the past five-plus years as assistant director of pro personnel. He was involved in trades, evaluating free agents and advance scouting.

The Bears also hired Christopher Prescott as an area scout Friday.

___

Online:

AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and http://twitter.com/AP\_NFL

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The Associated Press

    SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

    Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast