By Wesley Roesch
It appears Brad Childress isn’t retiring after all.
Just one week after the Chiefs announced that Childress was retiring, Adam Caplan reported that Childress will sign with the Chicago Bears as an offensive consultant.
Childress will join former Chiefs offensive coordinator and current Bears coach Matt Nagy in Chicago. Childress previously served as Kansas City’s assistant head coach (2017), co-offensive coordinator with Nagy (2016), and spread game analyst (2013 to 2015).
This signing shows that Childress’ “retirement” might have been more about Kansas City deciding to let him go. The Chiefs hired a new offensive coordinator, passing game analyst, quarterbacks coach, assistant quarterbacks coach and offensive quality control coach, so it’s clear they wanted to go in a different direction with their offense.
Like Caplan says in the tweet, it’s not a surprise that Childress caught on with Nagy and the Bears. If there was anyone to convince Childress not to retire besides Andy Reid, it would’ve been Nagy.
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