Chicago Bears: What to do if the team decides to fire everybody

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If the Chicago Bears fire everybody, they must move forward but do it wisely

The Chicago Bears are under fire by everybody — as they should be. I’m afraid I have to disagree with blowing things up this season because the new regime will be set up for failure with bad contracts and aging players for an entire season if they do that. I should clarify what I mean.

As for hiring a new general manager and staff, the Chicago Bears should wait until after the 2021 NFL Draft. It takes a lot of preparation to set up a staff and plan for the future. Let Ryan Pace and this staff finish the draft with heavy restrictions on not trading future draft capital and assets. Unless someone is hired within the organization or understands the draft world, that general manager should not touch this team until 2022.

That will allow them to access the team’s young talent and not make any wild swings in free agency due to panic. That is clearly what Ryan Pace had done in the past when he was first plugged into this position.

Each year some coaches need to be truly interviewed and scouted. Hiring Matt Nagy felt premeditated and rushed. It is pretty clear now that Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich should have been the hire. Giving the new general manager and potentially head of football operations a chance to get their feet wet in the NFL is ideal. The Chicago Bears might not be good regardless of the situation next season.

There will be no reason to rush the process. The Chicago Bears need to find someone who understands business and winning. David Kaplan brought up that the Chicago Bears should bring in someone link Jim Finks. I disagree. The Chicago Bears need to bring in someone like Jerry Vainisi.

Jerry Vainisi was the general manager and vice president of operations for the Chicago Bears in 1983. After an 8-8 season, the Chicago Bears went on to win 39 games and a Super Bowl within the next three seasons. Vainisi liked having things his way, which didn’t reflect well with the owners, but he brought wining to town.