The Chicago Bears may not be doing the Super Bowl Shuffle anytime soon, but they've definitely been doing some shuffling. The team is currently undergoing some significant lineup changes that has already, which have brought about a new general manager and head coach. And with this second year of big changes in the team comes some movement on the Bears' real estate front. With Lovie Smith and Marc Trestman out, both former head coaches have listed their Chicago area homes for sale. Other Bears have made big moves lately, notably Matt Forte's $4 million purchase in River North.
↑ Matt Forte
Bears running back Matt Forte recently dropped $4.025 million on this ginormous River North home. The 9,000 square foot, five bedroom, five and a half bathroom mansion sports a theater room, an elevator, a 60 foot spiraling staircase, a three car garage and multiple outdoor deck spaces.
↑ Lovie Smith
It's hard to believe that it's already been a couple of years since Lovie Smith was ousted as head coach for the Bears, but the former playmaker still owns a home in the Chicago area. Last August Lovie listed his five bedroom Lake Forest home for $1.999 million, but it hasn't changed hands yet.
↑ Marc Trestman
Former Bears coach Marc Trestmas had a turbulent year in Chicago, leading the team for just
one two seasons. And only 10 short months after purchasing his 5,200 square foot Winnetka home, Trestman listed his sprawling suburban space last March. The home's listing agent told Crain's that the Trestman family wanted more space, but perhaps the coach saw the writing on the wall.
↑ Devin Hester
Former Chicago Bears wide receiver Devin Hester has already made history with his unbelievable returns, but the team traded him back in 2013. Hester sold his 10,000 square foot mansion in suburban Riverwoods last year for just under $2 million.
↑ Adam Podlesh
Following the trend of his teammates by owning large homes way out in the far stretches of the suburbs, former Bears kicker Adam Podlesh called Libertyville home while he played with the team. Podlesh listed his five bedroom, five and a half bathroom McMansion last April for $949,900 and sold it at the end of June for $879,500.
↑ Lance Briggs
Although they may be nicknamed the Monsters of the Midway, there's just something about big suburban homes that many Bears players like. Bear Lance Briggs paid $2.3 million for this spacious five bedroom home back in 2008.
↑ Jay Cutler
For a while Jay Cutler had been renting a Winnetka mansion for $10,000 per month. The 6,700 square foot, six bedroom home had been previously listed with an ask of $4.5 million while Cutler was occupying the pad. However just a year ago Cutler and reality television star wife Kristin Cavallari moved on. With Cutler's future in Chicago uncertain at this point, it may be best to just write a monthly rent check instead of throwing down millions for a home.
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·Chicago Bears' Matt Forte Paid Over $4M for This Humongous River North Mansion [Curbed Chicago]
·Former Bears Coach Lovie Smith Lists Lake Forest Home [Curbed Chicago]
·Update: Own The Home of Chicago Bears Coach Marc Trestman [Curbed Chicago]
·See These Sad Photos Of The House Devin Hester Just Sold [Curbed Chicago]
·Own This Former Bears Kicker's Suburban McMansion [Curbed Chicago]
·Jay Cutler Moving On From $10K Winnetka Rental [Curbed Chicago]