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Bears chairman denies report Matt Nagy will probably be fired after Thanksgiving

Matt Nagy goes to be fired as Chicago Bears head coach after the group performs the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving, according to reporter Mark Konkol from Patch. No main outlet has confirmed the report but. Nagy denied the report at his press conference on Tuesday.

A day later, Bears chairmen George McCaskey instructed the group the report the report was false.

McCaskey reportedly pressured Nagy to make rookie quarterback the everlasting starter earlier this 12 months, according to Shaw Local.

The Bears have by no means fired a coach mid-season in franchise historical past, however there’s been mounting stress on the group to chop ties with Nagy amid one other disappointing 12 months. Chicago is coming off a 16-13 defeat in opposition to the Baltimore Ravens led by backup quarterback Tyler Huntley, who stuffed in for Lamar Jackson whereas he was out with a non-Covid sickness. It was the fifth straight loss for Chicago and dropped the group to 3-7 general.

Chicago followers have been chanting “fireplace Nagy” at each event. It occurred during a recent Chicago Bulls game, and likewise at Nagy’s son’s high school football game over the weekend.

Nagy led the Bears to a 12-4 season in first 12 months, however the group misplaced its first playoff recreation on the notorious “double doink” missed area aim. Nagy is 19-23 since his first season. He did lead the Bears to the playoffs final 12 months at 8-8, however they had been defeated by the New Orleans Saints of their first recreation.

Nagy was requested if he’s been assured he’ll end out the season as Bears head coach throughout his Tuesday press convention. He replied that he’s specializing in the Lions recreation on Thanksgiving.

Konkol doesn’t sometimes cowl the Bears, however has been a reporter within the metropolis for many years and as soon as received a Pulitzer whereas working for the Chicago Solar-Instances. He made the rounds on native radio saying the story fell into his lap.

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