The Bears have lost coaches, specifically coordinators, even in-season, to head-coaching jobs, albeit not always to NFL jobs. Dick Jauron’s offensive coordinator, Gary Crowton, left with games remaining in the 2000 season to take the head job at BYU, even though the Bears were an anemic 3-10 at the time. And they didn't especially miss Crowton, either; interim John Shoop abandoned "razzle-dazzle," loaded up on the run and the Bears won two of their last three. (Ironically, one of the Shoop's wins was over the New England Patriots. Crowton had been the second choice for the Patriots' top job before that season, but Bill Belichick was able to get out of his contract with the New York Jets and take the Patriots job.