Chase Claypool blames Bears coaching for not utilizing WR’s abilities on the field amid 13-game losing streak
Chase Claypool became the latest player to criticize the Bears' coaching staff as tensions reached a boiling point in Chicago. The team has not won at all this season, is bottom of the NFC North and looks very likely to stay there. This comes after they finished as the worst team in the league last season. They are on a 13-game losing streak.
Coming from the Pittsburgh Steelers, a team that has not had a losing season under Mike Tomlin, is a tough pill to swallow.
When asked by a reporter whether he was showcasing the best of what he could do, Claypool answered with a succinct: "No."
Chase Claypool follows Justin Fields in criticizing Bears' coaching
The Bears' coaching team is taking a lot of fire from its own players. Justin Fields had previously criticized them for his own failings, saying that he was playing in a 'robotic' fashion:
“I wasn’t necessarily playing my game. I felt like I was kind of robotic. Not playing like myself.”
When asked why that might be, the quarterback had replied that it could be the coaching before going on to say,
“They’re doing their job when they’re giving me what to look at, stuff like that. But at the end of the day, I can’t be thinking about that when the game comes.”
Justin Fields later took back the comments but the damage was already done. To make matters worse, they played extremely poorly against the Kansas City Chiefs, losing 41-10.
It is proceeding towards an alarming situation but the Bears can calm some nerves if they win against the Denver Broncos this week. Their opponents are also 0-3 and shipped 70 points to the Miami Dolphins in the last game. If Chicago fails in this assignment and goes to a 0-4 record, these player grumblings might give way to a full-blown crisis.