Second act: Nagy again gets OC role for Chiefs


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  • Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer


    • Covered Chiefs for 20 seasons for Kansas City Star
    • Joined ESPN in 2013

KANSAS CITY, Mo.– The Chiefs remained within the company for their brand-new offending organizer, promoting Matt Nagy into the area as a replacement for Eric Bieniemy.

Nagy, 44, was the Chiefs’ offending organizer on Andy Reid’s personnel in 2016 and 2017, their last 2 seasons with Alex Smith as beginning quarterback. The Chiefs were 20 th in the league in lawns and 13 th in scoring in 2016 however made a dive the next season to 5th in backyards and 6th in scoring.

Nagy then left for 4 seasons to be the head coach of the Chicago Bears He was 34-31 in the routine season with the Bears, assisting them to the NFC North title in his very first season in 2018, when he was NFL Coach of the Year. He was 0-2 in the playoffs, consisting of a wild-card-round loss in 2020.

Nagy was fired by the Bears after a 6-11 season in2021 He went back to the Chiefs in 2015 as quarterbacks coach and senior offending assistant.

Before ending up being the Chiefs’ offending organizer for the very first time, Nagy coached under Reid for 6 seasons– 3 with the Philadelphia Eagles and 3 as quarterbacks coach for the Chiefs.

Nagy played quarterback at the University of Delaware, where Chiefs basic supervisor Brett Veach was amongst his receivers. He likewise played in the Arena League.

Bieniemy, the Chiefs’ offending organizer over the previous 5 seasons, just recently took a comparable position with the Washington Commanders

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