Chicago Bears broad receiver DJ Moore may reunite together with his former faculty coach.
The Bears are working to rent Chris Beatty to be their broad receivers coach, although it was not but official Tuesday morning, a supply confirmed. Beatty was Moore’s place coach for 2 of his three seasons at Maryland, together with 2017, when Moore was the Big Ten broad receiver of the yr.
Beatty would be part of the Bears after three seasons because the Los Angeles Chargers broad receivers coach, his first NFL stint after 15 years teaching in faculty.
He would change Tyke Tolbert, whom the Bears fired together with offensive coordinator Luke Getsy and three different offensive staffers earlier this month. ESPN first reported the information of the anticipated rent.
Along together with his time at Maryland, the place he was promoted to affiliate head coach and co-offensive coordinator, Beatty was a place coach at Pittsburgh, Virginia, Wisconsin, Illinois, Vanderbilt, West Virginia, Northern Illinois and Hampton. He was the co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach below Tim Beckman throughout his lone season with the Illini in 2012.
A former broad receiver at East Tennessee State and within the Canadian Football League, Beatty began his teaching profession at the highschool stage.
He can be tasked with teaching a large receivers group that Bears basic supervisor Ryan Poles would possibly look to bolster after it lacked manufacturing past Moore in 2023.
In his first season with the Bears and quarterback Justin Fields, Moore had a career-high 96 catches for 1,364 yards and eight touchdowns.
But Darnell Mooney had his worst season with 31 catches on 61 targets for 414 yards and a landing. And rookie Tyler Scott had a bumpy first season, ending with 17 catches on 32 targets for 168 yards.
Beatty can be the fifth Bears teaching rent this offseason. They beforehand employed offensive coordinator Shane Waldron, quarterbacks coach Kerry Joseph and defensive coordinator Eric Washington and are hiring Thomas Brown as passing recreation coordinator. They additionally want to rent a operating backs coach.