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New Bears coach Nagy faces big task to lift struggling team

Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace, left, poses with Matt Nagy after Pace introduced Nagy as the club's 16th head coach in franchise history during an NFL football news conference Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Lake Forest , Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — New Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy says he is looking forward to working with quarterback Mitchell Trubisky and leading a team that he insists is poised to make a jump.

He sees "a 'want' there to be great" by the organization.

The Bears introduced Nagy on Tuesday, a day after he was hired as the team's 16th head coach to replace the fired John Fox.

General manager Ryan Pace says this is "about more than a quarterback," though developing Trubisky is crucial.

Nagy says he will call plays and that he was the one doing that — not Andy Reid — in the second half of Kansas City's playoff loss to Tennessee. He is not sure if defensive coordinator Vic Fangio will stay.


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