DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy anticipates his team can avoid the pitfalls of success to drag down so many other NFL teams following sudden improvement.
Whether it’s possible for the Bears to duplicate last year’s 12-4 season could depend on numerous factors, and it starts at kicker.
When Nagy and general manager Ryan Pace returned with team officials Sunday to the franchise’s birthplace in Decatur, Ill. to commemorate the Bears’ 100th anniversary, they expected the questions about one unsolved problem from last year. It was a problem leading to the end of their season.
Cody Parkey’s double-doink field goal miss and his departure left the Bears with work to do