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Tom Brady has owned the Jaguars in his career

There’s a reason so much attention has been paid to the gloved right hand of Tom Brady this week. That hand, and the rest of the quarterback it is attached to, has been perfect in his career against this week’s opponent. As noted by Mike Reiss of ESPN.com, Brady is 7-0 against the Jaguars in [more]

Vic Fangio compared jobs and concluded he was most “comfortable” staying

Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio had other offers but chose to stay in Chicago to work with new head coach Matt Nagy. “I just had to feel comfortable with everything,” Fangio said Thursday, via Jeff Dickerson of ESPN. “You know, who the head coach was going to be and the continued direction of the team as [more]

Bears will keep Dave Ragone as quarterbacks coach

Mitchell Trubisky will see some continuity next season. He will get a new offensive coordinator and a new offense, but his quarterbacks coach will remain the same. The Bears have opted to retain Dave Ragone after looking outside, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports. They interviewed at least two external candidates in former Raiders [more]

Mark Helfrich sees similarities between Mitchell Trubisky and Marcus Mariota

New Bears offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich had his first press conference since getting the job on Thursday and quarterback Mitchell Trubisky was one of the biggest topics of the day. Helfrich cited Trubisky when asked why he decided to make the move to the NFL after coaching in college throughout his career and said that [more]

Bears to hire Shane Toub as offensive quality control coach

The Bears are hiring Shane Toub as an offensive quality control coach, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports. Toub is the son of Chiefs special teams coordinator Dave Toub. Shane Toub worked for Lovie Smith as a graduate assistant at the University of Illinois last season. He began coaching immediately after his playing career [more]

Darrell Bevell linked to Bears opening

As new Bears coach Matt Nagy continues to build his staff, another veteran assistant has emerged as a possibility. According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, fired Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell could be in the mix for one of the few open jobs on the Bears offensive staff. He hasn’t worked with Nagy [more]

Bears retain two more assistants on defense

Bears coach Matt Nagy was able to retain veteran defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, and it appears he’s keeping a number of familiar faces there. According to Alex Marvez of the Sporting News, linebackers coach Glenn Pires and assistant defensive backs coach Roy Anderson are returning to the staff. Keeping some continuity there can only help, since [more]

Reports: Bears interested in Todd Downing, Pat O’Hara for quarterbacks coach

The Chicago Bears are interested in former Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing and Houston Texans offensive assistant/quarterbacks coach Pat O’Hara for their quarterbacks coach position under new head coach Matt Nagy. Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reported the Bears interest in Downing while John McClain of the Houston Chronicle noted the Bears’ interest [more]

Texans’ interviews for DBs job includes Darren Perry

The Texans have interviewed two assistants for their vacant defensive backs job and have offensive assistant Pat O’Hara in Chicago today talking to the Bears about becoming their quarterbacks coach, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports. Houston is seeking to replace John Butler, who was fired as defensive backs coach after the season. The [more]

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]

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