Bears and Lions seek to shake off misery in Thanksgiving clash

Bears and Lions seek to shake off misery in Thanksgiving clash

Chicago and Detroit open the holiday menu on a special day for the NFL, with an NFC North classic where both clubs consider saving their respective seasons

DETROIT – Misery has company in Motor City.

The Detroit Lions (0-9-1), the only team without victories, will kick off the game card of NFL at Thanksgiving Day as usual, and your guests arrive with quite a few problems of their own, for a change.

The Chicago Bears (3-7) have lost five in a row, and could also lose their head coach this week.

Less than 48 hours before kickoff in Ford Field, to the head coach Matt nagy questions rained down on him during a press conference about a report claiming he would no longer be the head coach of the Bears after Sunday’s game.

The story about the firing appeared on and was written by Pulitzer Prize winner Mark Konkol, a former reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times, and did not indicate a source.

Nagy He said the report is not accurate.

“I understand how the media world works, I understand it,” he said. “But, at the same time, if it gets to a point where it distracts me from being the best leader I can be for this team, I’m not going to let that happen.”

Yes Chicago only face Detroit, Nagy it would have as much stability as any sports coach. He is 6-1 against the Lions, and is one game under .500 against the rest of the clubs in the Lions. NFL.

Nagy He is 31-27 and 0-2 in the playoffs over four years, a mark made up of 12 wins in his debut season. Fans Bears they’re clearly tired of him, chanting “Fire Nagy! ” last week, as the team lost a lead in the final 30 seconds for the second week in a row.

The safety of Bears, Tashaun Gipson, insisted that the players have not given up with Nagy.

“I’ve had six losing seasons in my 10 years; seven, maybe, “he recalled Gipson. “So obviously I know what it feels like to lose. I know what a losing locker room is like, and this is not like that ”.

Detroit has come closer to winning, recently, but they have still come up short. They lost by 3 points last Sunday visiting the Cleveland browns, after a draw at 16 in the previous week against the Pittsburgh steelers.

The first-year head coach, Dan campbell, desperately hopes that Lions Step forward in triumph, with all eyes on you during the festivities.

“You know that the floodlights are on and you want to go out and give your best performance, your best game, and certainly win,” he revealed. Campbell. “That’s what this is about, but it will be special. It will be good”.

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