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Chicago Bears promote Sean Desai to defensive coordinator

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Bears promoted safeties coach Sean Desai to replace retired defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano on Friday.

The longest-tenured member of the Bears' coaching staff, Desai was hired as a quality control coach in 2013 under Marc Trestman. He worked with defensive backs and linebackers while also assisting on special teams through the 2018 season before being promoted to safeties coach.

Coach Matt Nagy called Desai "a person of high football intelligence" while announcing his promotion.

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NFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
xyz-Green Bay 1330.813
x-Chicago 880.500
Minnesota 790.438
Detroit 5110.313
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: M. Trubisky2055
Pass TDs: M. Trubisky16
Rush Yds: D. Montgomery1070
Rush TDs: D. Montgomery8
Rec Yds: A. Robinson II1250
Rec TDs: J. Graham8
Int: T. Gipson Sr.2
Sacks: K. Mack9.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5302 (26)
Passing Yards: 3925 (22)
Rushing Yards: 1647 (25)
Points per game: 23.3 (22)
Yards per game: 331.4 (26)
Touchdowns: 38 (23)
Field Goals: 30 (7)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5519 (11)
Passing Yards: 3939 (11)
Rushing Yards: 1814 (15)
Points per game: 23.1 (13)
Yards per game: 344.9 (11)
Touchdowns: 39 (8)
Field Goals: 29 (22)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
1/15 R. Davis signed
1/15 J. Weah signed
1/12 R. Adams signed
1/12 M. Christian signed
1/12 X. Crawford signed
1/12 D. Eiselen signed
1/12 J. Horsted signed
1/12 T. Ives signed
1/12 L. London signed
1/12 L. Mack signed
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/10 D. Mooney ankle (Out)
1/10 B. Skrine concussion (Out)
1/10 R. Smith elbow (Out)
1/10 J. Johnson shoulder (Questionable)
1/10 J. Woods toe, glute (Questionable)
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