Skip to content
Bears coach Matt Nagy on crucial Lions win: “I can’t ask for more”

 | Breaking News Updates

Bears coach Matt Nagy on crucial Lions win: “I can’t ask for more”

| Latest News Headlines | Fox News

Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy entered the Thanksgiving game against the Detroit Lions with uncertainty over his future with the organization’s rise.

Nagy was linked with reports earlier in the week that claimed he was going to be sacked after the Lions game. ESPN dismissed the report, saying Nagy had learned that the initial rumors were untrue. Either way, Nagy and the Bears needed a win on Thursday against the winless Lions and they did.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions on Thursday, November 25, 2021, in Detroit.
(AP Photo / Duane Burleson)

Thanks to mismanagement at the end of the match, Andy Dalton led an 18-game campaign that ended with a winning placement from Cairo Santos. Chicago won the game 16-14.

“As far as the game is concerned, the only thing I can do is fully thank the players and the coaches. I can’t ask for anything more. I mean, it’s a special group on every level. You know “Obviously by stating the obvious we’ve been through some things. Distractions the last few days, but that just proves who they are, you know what I mean? What kind of fighters they are, what kind of winners they are” Nagy said after the game.

DAN CAMPBELL OF THE LIONS EXPLAINS BAD MANAGEMENT AT THE END OF THE GAME: “THIS CAN’T OF COURSE”

Bears coach Matt Nagy on crucial Lions win: “I can’t ask for more”

 | Breaking News Updates

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy sidelined during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions on Thursday, November 25, 2021, in Detroit.
(AP Photo / Duane Burleson)

“There’s just an appreciation that me and us as coaches have for them because they’re the ones who had to come out and do it today. You know, when you watch the game, I want to compliment Detroit. know it’s not easy. But at the same time, I know they have great coaches and great players and it was a tough game. The guys stood up for us, at all levels. “

He credited the team with struggling through “distractions”.

“I think everyone understands with the distractions that we had, that we fought. So there was a report that came out that was wrong and that’s where it started. We trained and we continued with our days. We had our training as we normally would, and I clarified it with the team. As I think everyone knows, the next day [Bears Chairman George McCaskey] came over and had a good chat with the team and confirmed that was not true. And then we took care of our own business. “

Bears coach Matt Nagy on crucial Lions win: “I can’t ask for more”

 | Breaking News Updates

Chicago Bears quarterback Andy Dalton chats with head coach Matt Nagy during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions on Thursday, November 25, 2021, in Detroit.
(AP Photo / Duane Burleson)

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

The Bears went to 4-7 with the win. Chicago ended a five-game losing streak.

Latest News Headlines abc News Bears coach Matt Nagy on crucial Lions win: “I can’t ask for more”

Not all news on the site expresses the point of view of the site, but we transmit this news automatically and translate it through programmatic technology on the site and not from a human editor.