Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy denies reports he will be fired after Thanksgiving game

Andy Dalton to start for injured Justin Fields
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy denied reports that he will be fired after the team plays the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving.

"That is not accurate," Nagy said at a press conference Tuesday. "I have great communication with ownership, George and Ted and Ryan, but I have not had any discussions."

The report comes after the Bears blew a late lead against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, their fifth consecutive loss.

In his fourth season as Bears head coach, Nagy has a 31-27 record.

Nagy also said Andy Dalton would get the start for the Bears in place of the injured rookie Justin Fields.

The Bears take on the Lions in Detroit at 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
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