Bears hire Chiefs OC Nagy as head coach

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The Bears struck quickly in their quest for a new head coach, officially giving the job Monday to former Kansas City Chiefs Offensive Coordinator, Matt Nagy.

-Nagy then played in the Arena Football League with the New York Dragons, Carolina Cobras, Georgia Force and Columbus Destroyers.

Nagy still holds several school passing records at the University of DE, such as throwing for 556 yards in a 1998 game against CT.

-His first coaching experiences were in the high school ranks at Manheim Central, Cedar Crest and Palmyra Area.

Nagy, 39, becomes the 16th head coach in Bears history and replaces John Fox, who compiled a 14-34 record in his three-year tenure. "I was in a tough spot and he took care of us, I'll always be indebted to him", Nagy said in a story on the Chiefs' website. He did not call plays until late this season, but has drawn praise for his work with Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith. He followed Reid to Kansas City in 2013, becoming the Chiefs' quarterbacks coach before he was promoted to offensive coordinator in 2016.