Matt Nagy, the head coach of the Chicago Bears, has made a brutally honest admission about his coaching style.
Coming off their bye week, the Chicago Bears are on a four-game losing streak.
Unfortunately, head coach Matt Nagy has a 0-3 record in games following the team’s break.
On November 21, the Bears will host Lamar Jackson and a tough Baltimore Ravens team at Soldier Field, and when asked if his team has done anything differently in terms of preparation than in previous years to prepare for Jackson and company, Nagy said on November 17:
“Each bye week, whether it’s a certain number of days off for the coaches and players, we’ve done something a little different.”
… It’s not like you have to change or anything.
Some of it, I believe, is influenced by your team’s current state.
This is the path we took this year.
“I believe the guys are in a better mental state.”
In comparison to his mentor, Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, the Bears coach had some very candid comments about his success as a coach in this area.
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‘I Tried to Follow Reid’s Model,’ Nagy says, ‘It Did Not Work.’
Nagy, who worked for Reid for five seasons in various positions, was more forthright than usual when he admitted that he wasn’t nearly as good as his mentor when he had more time to prepare.
Coming off a bye week, Reid is 19-3 in his career, while Nagy is still looking for his first victory.
“I know from where I came from, he has a pretty good record,” Nagy said of Reid in Kansas City, before being as candid as you’ll ever see him: “I tried to follow that early in my career, and it did not work.”
Nagy’s job security in Chicago is dwindling by the minute, so he can’t afford for the team’s current losing streak to last much longer.
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