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Matt Nagy Promising Big Change for Bears in 2021

Isaiah De Los Santos
Chicago Bears head coach has announced a notable change heading into the 2021 season.
Chicago Bears head coach has announced a notable change heading into the 2021 season. / Quinn Harris/Getty Images
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The Chicago Bears' 2020 season featured a slew of changes, including under center as Mitchell Trubisky and Nick Foles both took turns as the starter. Another development during the season was head coach Matt Nagy giving up play-calling duties to offensive coordinator Bill Lazor, which seemed to give the offense a spark.

However, Nagy is now promising to switch things up again.

Nagy says that he will take over calling plays once again after relinquishing the responsibility for the last seven regular-season games of the Bears' 2020 campaign. Nagy's willingness to give up the role last season means it wouldn't be a surprise if things changed again in 2021, but this seems like the plan for now.

Chicago put up four of its highest-scoring games with Lazor calling plays to end the season, with explosions of 41, 36, 33 and 30 points in December to close out that month 3-1 and put them in playoff position.

Nagy earned recognition for his offense while as a coordinator with the Kansas City Chiefs, but the Bears have lacked firepower on that side of the ball, only finishing in the top 10 for points once (2018) during his three seasons. They've also placed in the bottom 10 for yards every year since he took over.

With experienced QB Andy Dalton now in the fold, Nagy will have to hope the veteran can help unlock this offense.



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Isaiah De Los Santos is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Isaiah De Los Santos also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username zayyy05328. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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