Latest Matt Nagy News

Bears hire Bill Lazor as offensive coordinator

Jan. 16, 2020 10:51 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy made several changes to his staff Thursday, hiring Bill Lazor as offensive coordinator and John DeFilippo as quarterbacks coach. Dave Ragone (pass game coordinator), Brian Ginn (assistant special teams), Chris Jackson (assistant wide receivers) and...

Bears say they will hold training camp at home

Jan. 14, 2020 5:28 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears will hold their entire training camp at their headquarters rather than spend the first few weeks in Bourbonnais, Illinois. The Bears announced Tuesday they will remain at Halas Hall rather than practice the first few weeks 90 miles south at Olivet Nazarene...

Bears hire Juan Castillo as offensive line coach

Jan. 5, 2020 5:50 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears hired Juan Castillo as offensive line coach Sunday, reuniting the 24-year NFL assistant with head coach Matt Nagy. Castillo last worked as Buffalo's offensive line coach and run game coordinator from 2017-18. He replaces Harry Hiestand, who was let go last week along with...

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy and general manager Ryan Pace speak during an NFL football press conference at Halas Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Lake Forest, Ill. (Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune via AP)

Pace says Bears remain committed to Trubisky as starting QB

Dec. 31, 2019 6:01 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears remain committed to Mitchell Trubisky as their starting quarterback despite his struggles this season, general manager Ryan Pace said on Tuesday. Pace stopped short of saying the Bears will exercise their fifth-year option on him and did not rule out bringing in...

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

Bears facing big issues after disappointing season

Dec. 30, 2019 5:34 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears threw themselves a big 100th anniversary party last spring with a weekend event that drew all-time greats such as Dick Butkus, Mike Ditka and even the ailing Gale Sayers as well as thousands of fans. They helped kick off the NFL's century season with a prime-time...

Chicago Bears kicker Eddy Pineiro (15) celebrates after kicking a 22-yard field goal near the end of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Minneapolis. The Bears won 21-19. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

Bears edge Vikings 21-19 on Piñeiro FG with 10 seconds left

Dec. 29, 2019 5:51 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Already sunk by midseason, the Chicago Bears were happy to wrap up a frustrating year with a late-game push for the win. As far as feeling good for the Minnesota Vikings, body was the easy pick over mind. Eddy Piñeiro's fourth field goal of the game came from 22 yards with 10...

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins throws a pass in front of Green Bay Packers linebacker Rashan Gary (52) during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Vikings use meaningless Bears game to regroup for playoffs

Dec. 26, 2019 7:47 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After coming home on Christmas night from practice and meetings with the Minnesota Vikings, Kirk Cousins plopped down in his recliner. Turning to his wife, Julie, he expressed his appreciation of her effort to make the day special for them and their two young boys despite his work...

Playoffs-bound Vikings host Bears for 4th Week 17 in a row

Dec. 26, 2019 4:26 PM EST

CHICAGO (7-8) at MINNESOTA (10-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE — Vikings by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Bears 4-11; Vikings 8-7 SERIES RECORD — Vikings lead 60-55-2 LAST MEETING — Bears beat Vikings 16-6, Sept. 29 LAST WEEK — Chiefs beat Bears 26-3; Packers beat Vikings 23-10 ...

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) runs against the Kansas City Chiefs in the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Bears have plenty to fix as disappointing season winds down

Dec. 23, 2019 6:00 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Coach Matt Nagy understands the perception that the Chicago Bears are an undisciplined team. He just doesn't agree. “I don't think that anybody is wrong saying that,” Nagy said Monday, a day after a 26-3 prime-time loss to Patrick Mahomes and the AFC West champion...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) runs for a 12-yard touchdown against the Chicago Bears in the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Mahomes throws 2 TDs, runs for 1 as Chiefs beat Bears 26-3

Dec. 23, 2019 1:33 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Mahomes kept the Kansas City Chiefs in the running for a first-round bye in the playoffs. It was a satisfying performance in a couple different ways. Mahomes outplayed Mitchell Trubisky, throwing for two touchdowns and running for another score, and the Chiefs beat the Chicago Bears...