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Titans will pick 25th, as more spots in draft order set

Four more teams know where they’re picking in the 2018 NFL Draft, as a result of the weekend’s results. The Titans will pick 25th, as they have the lowest record of the divisional round losers, followed by the Falcons, Saints and Steelers. The 29th and 30th picks will be held by the losers of the [more]

Bears add Kevin Gilbride Jr. to coaching staff

After eight seasons with the Giants, Kevin Gilbride Jr. is heading to Chicago. Gilbride has been added to new Bears head coach Matt Nagy’s staff as the team’s tight ends coach. The son of the former Chargers head coach, the younger Gilbride took a job on the Giants’ staff when his father was the offensive [more]

Bears keep Vic Fangio, hire Mike Furrey

The Bears re-signed Vic Fangio as defensive coordinator, the team announced Friday. He received a three-year deal, according to ESPN. Fangio, considered one of the league’s best coordinators, would have found other offers on the open market. But new head coach Matt Nagy found a way to convince Fangio to stay, the first big get [more]

Report: Bears expected to retain Vic Fangio

New Bears coach Matt Nagy has been able to add even more experience to his coaching staff. According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears are expected to retain defensive coordinator Vic Fangio. That’s a significant pickup for a first-time coach like Nagy, allowing an accomplished veteran assistant to run the other side [more]

Pat Shurmur focusing on Saints, after job interviews

Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur knows his future may lie beyond Minnesota. But because he’s a football coach, he’s compartmentalizing, and trying to keep all his attention on Sunday’s divisional round game against the Saints. Via the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Shurmur said he “enjoyed” his head coaching interviews with the Bears, Lions, Cardinals and [more]

Bears hiring Mark Helfrich as offensive coordinator

The Bears dipped into the collegiate ranks to hire offensive line coach Harry Hiestand and they are doing the same at offensive coordinator. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Bears have hired former University of Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich the offensive coaching staff for Matt Nagy. Helfrich was the offensive coordinator of the [more]

Report: Bears add Charles London as running backs coach

Running backs coach Charles London is returning to the city where he got his first job in the NFL. According to Alex Marvez of Sirius XM NFL Radio, the Chicago Bears are hiring London to be their running backs coach under new head coach Matt Nagy. London joined the Bears as an offensive quality control [more]

Bears tab Chris Tabor as special teams coordinator

The Bears are expected to hire Chris Tabor as their special teams coach, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports. Tabor has spent the past seven seasons as the Browns’ special teams coordinator. Cleveland coach Hue Jackson agreed to let Tabor out of his contract to return to Chicago, where Tabor coached from 2008-10. New [more]

Broncos hire Zach Azzanni as wide receivers coach

The Broncos made official the hiring of Zach Azzanni as wide receivers coach Wednesday. Azzanni has coached wide receivers the past 19 years, including last season with the Bears. He coached at the college level for 18 years. Azzanni previously coached at the University of Tennessee (2013-16), the University of Wisconsin (2012), Western Kentucky (2011) [more]

Bears bring back line coach Harry Hiestand

New Bears coach Matt Nagy added some experience to his coaching staff Wednesday, bringing back a familiar face to Halas Hall. According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears are going to hire offensive line coach Harry Hiestand. Hiestand was the Bears line coach from 2005-2009, and was most recently at Notre Dame. [more]

Mitch Trubisky “certainly a part of” why Matt Nagy is in Chicago

The Bears hired a first-time head coach with a background on the offensive side of the ball a year after drafting a quarterback at the top of the first round. If the trappings of Matt Nagy’s arrival in Chicago sound familiar, it might be because the Rams did something similar when they hired Sean McVay [more]

Report: Bears likely to keep Vic Fangio as defensive coordinator

It appears the Chicago Bears will be able to keep a highly regarded defensive coach in town as new head coach Matt Nagy begins to assemble his staff in the Windy City. The Bears are likely going to be able to keep Vic Fangio as the team’s defensive coordinator, according to Ian Rapoport of the [more]

Matt Nagy went straight from heartbreak to a new job

After the Chiefs blew a 21-3 lead in a game during which Matt Nagy called all of the offensive plays, leaving Nagy “numb,” the Bears offered to delay by a day or two his interview, in order to allow him to process the disappointing end to his team’s season. When presented with that opportunity, Nagy [more]

Bears still talking to Vic Fangio about staying on staff

Vic Fangio became a free agent on Tuesday, but he could still remain on the Bears staff as defensive coordinator under new head coach Matt Nagy. Fangio’s status came up during the press conference introducing Nagy on Tuesday afternoon and Nagy said that he has talked to Fangio since being hired on Monday. “That’s something [more]

Vic Fangio now able to talk to other teams

Around the time last night’s college football national championship game ended, Vic Fangio became a free agent. And that sets the stage for an interesting few days for the Bears defensive coordinator. As noted by Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears exclusive window to talk to Fangio about coming back next year expired [more]

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