Report: Ed Dodds withdraws name from Bears' general manager search


(670 The Score) There's one fewer candidate in the Bears' search for a new general manager.

Colts assistant general manager Ed Dodds has withdrawn his name from consideration, NFL Media reported Wednesday. It's unclear what led him to that decision.

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Dodds met with the Bears virtually Monday. He has worked for the Colts for five seasons, including as assistant general manager for the last four years.

The Bears have interviewed eight candidates for their general manager opening: Dodds, Patriots consultant Eliot Wolf, Bills assistant general manager Joe Schoen, Titans director of player personnel Monti Ossenfort, Browns vice president of player personnel Glenn Cook, Browns vice president of football operations Kwesi Adofo-Mensah, Bears assistant director of player personnel Champ Kelly and Saints assistant general manager Jeff Ireland.

Roster move: The Bears on Wednesday signed defensive back Lamar Jackson to a reserve/futures contract.