There was a little Mike Ditka in Matt Nagy and his players didn’t mind hearing it one bit.
When the Bears coach went on a Ditka-like tirade on Friday about his offense’s execution—or lack therof—the message hit home.
Better yet, they agreed.
Well, calling it a Ditka-style tirade is stretching it a bit but for Nagy it was not his usual positive, supportive self. So when players heard this they knew he meant business.
“I think everybody should be fired up about that,” Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson said. “That’s what also makes the players that we have in this locker room special, is we don’t have any complacency. None of our quarterbacks are complacent.
“Our receivers aren’t complacent. Nobody is walking around here satisfied. Yeah, we fortunately have started 4-1. It’s tough to win in this league. But at the end of the day, we’re not sitting back waiting