Business is business and family remains family.
The two will not mix for the Bears.
Rod Marinelli was hired as the defensive line coach and assistant head coach today, the same day his son-in-law Joe Barry took a job as the linebackers coach for the Seattle Seahawks.
It was expected Barry could come to the Bears with Marinelli in a package deal. Lovie Smith needs to hire a linebackers coach after firing Lloyd Lee earlier this week The Bears are also in seek of a secondary coach.
Barry replaced Smith as the linebackers coach in Tampa in 2001 and was the Lions defensive coordinator the last two seasons.