Matt Eberflus is the new coach of the Chicago Bears, tasked with turning around a franchise mired in mediocrity for much of the past decade. The Bears announced Eberflus’ hiring on Thursday night. He spent the past four years as Indianapolis’ defensive coordinator.
What team management said: “I definitely will not have a hand in the running of the Bears. I am completely out until the war’s over. I’m sure that Hunk, Luke, and Paddy will do a good job.
Tabor’s unit ranked seventh in Football Outsiders’ 2021 rankings and ninth in the longtime system devised by Rick Gosselin. For the fourth straight year, Tabor’s unit produced a Pro Bowl player as returner Jakeem Grant was selected to the NFC team. He’s the third returner to be named to the Pro Bowl following Cordarrelle Patterson and Tarik Cohen.