Connect with us


Bears DC Chuck Pagano understands expectations for Chicago defense

Chuck Pagano

The Chicago Bears are considered Super Bowl contenders heading into 2019, and while their offense is improved, the main reason so many people like them is because of their defense.

The Bears ranked third in the NFL in defense this past year and and rode that unit to 12 wins and an NFC North division title.

However, defensive coordinator Vic Fangio left to take the Denver Broncos head-coaching job, and Chicago went out and hired former Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano as his replacement.

Obviously, there are some big shoes for Pagano to fill, and he understands that he is coming into a situation where he has high expectations: