Chicago Bears Training Camp: 5 decisions that must be made at camp
Chicago Bears training camp is where Matt Nagy must decide on an identity
The Chicago Bears started to show an identity on offense last season when Mitch Trubisky came back in as the starting quarterback. This is when the team switched from Matt Nagy to Bill Lazor as the play-caller. The offense focused more on a power running attack and the wins started to stack up after a six-game losing streak.
Mitch Trubisky is no longer with the team and all signs are pointing to Andy Dalton being the starting quarterback to begin the 2021 season. Dalton is not the running threat that Trubisky was and that might close off the running game some this year. Will Nagy look to build off of the identity the offense created last season, or will he revert back to his old ways with Dalton under center?
Ryan Pace looks to want to have that power running game as he drafted Teven Jenkins and Larry Borom — both are considered power offensive linemen. Obviously, Nagy was involved with those decisions as well. Reports are he wants to get David Montgomery 20 rushes per game too. Maybe he has finally realized this team is not a remaking of the Kansas City Chiefs?
No matter what is decided, Chicago Bears training camp and the preseason is where this identity must be found. The team cannot afford to try and find it throughout the year or they will struggle to string together wins.