10 potential defensive coordinators for Chicago Bears By Parker Hurley - January 13th, 2021
Who are potential defensive coordinator candidates for the Chicago Bears?
With Chuck Pagano stepping down a much-needed change is coming to the defense. However, without much change coming at head coach and front office, it may make the list of candidates smaller than other defensive coordinator jobs. The Chicago Bears are going to be expecting results next year, and if things struggle, a defensive coordinator has to know that his future beyond one year is not quite safe.
With that in mind, the following list will be a look at realistic options and why they may fit in Chicago. This is not a wish list but rather a thought of how Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy may be viewing their defensive coordinator search. Who are 10 potential defensive coordinators for the Chicago Bears?
Chicago Bears: Sneaky defensive coordinator candidates to replace Pagano By Ryan Heckman - January 13th, 2021
The Chicago Bears may want to go a sneaky route when replacing Chuck Pagano.
Only a few days into the offseason, and things are getting interesting for the Chicago Bears. Just last night, defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano made the decision to step away from football for good. Pagano is retiring, leaving the Bears without a defensive coordinator.
In a roundabout way, many Bears fans got their wish. Pagano retiring means the Bears do not have to fire him, but also have the privilege of moving on.
Under Pagano for the last two years, the Bears defense has looked much different than it did with Vic Fangio. Pagano’s approach is the polar opposite of what Fangio brought to the table, and it showed week-in and week-out.