Matt Nagy takes blame for Chiefs' offensive 'failure' in loss to Titans

Matt Nagy: 5 things to know about the new Bears coach

Hearing that, and knowing that Nagy isn't afraid to own up to his own shortcomings, Trubisky and his new head coach should be on the same page, which is a very good thing.

A college quarterback at Delaware, Nagy will replace John Fox, who was sacked following three seasons as head coach and a record of 14-34. To the last part, Nagy said: "When you fail to communicate, there's gray area".

Not only does Nagy have to find a top defensive coordinator, but it's imperative that he hire quality line coaches on both sides and a quality quarterback coach. With Travis Kelce out of the Chiefs lineup, the offense collapsed in a 22-21 shocker that ended Nagy's season prematurely.

Then, in the afternoon, Nagy met with Chicago media.

Nagy, 39, spent the past five seasons with the Chiefs, initially as a quarterbacks coach before being promoted to offensive coordinator after the 2016 campaign. Second, Nagy has to want Fangio to be his coordinator, and third, Fangio has to want to work for a new and young head coach. The other six are now John Harbaugh (Baltimore Ravens), Ron Rivera (Carolina Panthers), Todd Bowles (New York Jets), Sean McDermott (Buffalo Bills), Doug Pederson (Philadelphia Eagles), and Andy Reid himself (Kansas City Chiefs). Reid has a great coaching tree with assistant coaches that went on and become successful head coaches such as John Harbaugh, Ron Rivera, and Doug Pederson. He did not call plays until late this season, but drew praise for his work with Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith.

Kansas City was sixth in the National Football League in points with 25.9 a game and fifth in total offense with 375.4 yards a game this past season.

Matt Nagy's first full day as Bears coach included the requisite introductions and a reunion.

But those growing pains are natural for any first-time head coach, especially one who will have a lot on his mind when the offense has the ball. Although there always are a lot of names being tossed about as possible candidates, the reality is there were only about six or seven real candidates that were worthy of a head coaching job. Trubisky didn't show much during his rookie season, but he wasn't asked to under John Fox's annoyingly conservative offensive scheme. He threw 26 touchdowns against just five interceptions.

The Bears were one of six clubs looking for a new coach. In his defense, the Bears were lacking in established receivers, an area they'll need to address this offseason.

As mentioned during Monday's PFT PM podcast, Nagy maybe should have opted for some extra time. "I've gone back and I've looked at [the game tape]". He got a big break, though it came with a pay cut, when he took the job as a coaching assistant during the 2010 season.



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