The Bears kicked off their offseason controversially, retaining head coach Matt Eberflus after the team fired offensive coordinator Luke Getsy.
In his second season, Eberflus failed to impress. For a litany of reasons, several pundits and outsiders called for Eberflus’ firing. And because the coaching free agent market is as robust as it has been in recent years (Bill Belichick, Jim Harbaugh, Mike Vrabel, etc.) Bears fans believe they should’ve dared to dream bigger.
“I think the important thing about hiring and firing and all this is continuity is the key to the NFL,” Brady said about coaching on the GOFORIT YouTube channel. “Whether it’s the NFL or NBA, the more you have continuity, the more you can build on things over the course of years. If you look at football, it’s hard to cover the situations that come up every week. In a game, start of game, end quarters, how you should use timeouts, end of halftime, critical third down situations, critical red area plays, situational football. All of these things need to be built up.
“It’s like trying to learn a language. You’re gonna learn English for one year. How will you be in your second year? Better