Bears name Tice offensive coordinator

CHICAGO, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Mike Tice is being promoted to offensive coordinator of the Chicago Bears, replacing Mike Martz, the team announced Friday.
Wide receiver Roy Williams signed by Bears

Wide receiver Roy Williams signed by Bears

CHICAGO, July 29 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears have reached an agreement to sign wide receiver Roy Williams, who was released by the Dallas Cowboys, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday.
49ers fire offensive coordinator

49ers fire offensive coordinator

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Jimmy Raye was fired Monday as offensive coordinator of the San Francisco 49ers, who are 0-3 and are next-to-last in points scored this season in the NFL.
Martz is Bears' new offensive coordinator

Martz is Bears' new offensive coordinator

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Former St. Louis Rams Coach Mike Martz has been named offensive coordinator of the Chicago Bears, the Bears announced Monday.
49ers fire offense coordinator Mike Martz

49ers fire offense coordinator Mike Martz

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- The San Francisco 49ers have fired offensive coordinator Mike Martz, Coach Mike Singletary announced Tuesday.

Martz new 49ers offensive coordinator

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- NFL coaching veteran Mike Martz was hired Tuesday as offensive coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers.
Lions fire offensive coordinator Martz

Lions fire offensive coordinator Martz

DETROIT, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The Detroit Lions Wednesday fired Mike Martz, who had served for two seasons as the NFL team's offensive coordinator.

Chargers coach's son courted by Miami

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The Miami Dolphins were granted permission to speak with New York Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer about their head coaching job.

Lions name Martz offensive coordinator

DETROIT, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Former St. Louis Rams head coach Mike Martz was named offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach of the Detroit Lions Wednesday.

Rams name Scott Linehan coach

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Rams Thursday named Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Scott Linehan their new head coach.

Rams' coach Martz is out

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- St. Louis Rams head coach Mike Martz was let go and the team reportedly has permission to interview Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Ron Rivera.

Martz 'dying' to get back to Rams

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The Rams' Mike Martz said he is "dying to come back" to coach St. Louis now that he feels so improved from the heart valve bacterial infection he suffered.

Rams interim coach has angioplasty

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- St. Louis Rams interim Coach Joe Vitt underwent an angioplasty procedure Monday. Vitt had the operation early Monday morning and was present at the team's afternoon press conference.

Rams' coach to miss rest of season

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- St. Louis Rams head coach Mike Martz will miss the remainder of the NFL season after being ruled medically unable to continue his duties.

Rams coach readmitted to hospital

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Rams said Monday that Coach Mike Martz will be readmitted to the hospital and is out indefinitely.
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Mike Martz
St. Louis Rams head coach Mike Martz ponders a question during a press conference where Martz announced he would step aside for the season due to health reasons at the Rams practice facility in Earth City, MO on October 24, 2005. Coach Joe Vitt will remain interim coach for the remainder of the season, while Martz is treated for an infection near his heart. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Mike Martz (born May 13, 1951 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota) is a former NFL head coach and currently the offensive coordinator for the National Football League's Chicago Bears.

Martz is best known as the offensive coordinator behind the St. Louis Rams high-powered 1999 team that won the Super Bowl. As a head coach in the NFL Martz was 56-36 in 5⅓ seasons as the St. Louis Rams head coach. He won two division titles, had four playoff berths including a NFC championship and a trip to Super Bowl XXXVI.

Martz played tight end at San Diego Mesa College, the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Fresno State University and graduated summa cum laude from FSU in 1972. The following year his coaching career began at Bullard High School in Fresno, California. From 1974 to 1991, he was an assistant coach at seven colleges and universities, including two stints as offensive coordinator at Arizona State University.

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