Kyle Long on Fan Request That He Come Back to Bears: “I would wait for a new staff” (UPDATE)

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Kyle Long on Fan Request That He Come Back to Bears: “I would wait for a new staff” (UPDATE)

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Let me say up front that there’s PROBABLY no massive “ooooooh shhh******t!” moment here. Kyle Long speaks his mind, and on Twitter, you always have to be careful how you read something a guy has said.

So here’s the tweet, which raised a lot of our eyebrows:

Is … is that a swipe at Matt Nagy? Or at new hires Bill Lazor (offensive coordinator) and Juan Castillo (offensive line coach)? Or is it totally something else.

Well, here’s the context Long offered – he’s not taking a swing at all, just saying it’s a dumping situation and he wouldn’t want to go back:

Still, former Bears running back Mike Davis had a little fun:

And Long still has love for the Bears:

https://twitter.com/Ky1eLong/status/1272548035898208257

For his part, the 31-year-old guard has been getting himself into ridiculous shape, though he’s denied overtures about him returning to play this year. Obviously he’s been through a lot physically in his career, and if he’s ready to stay retired, then that’s all good. He’s earned it.

UPDATE: Long wants to make it very clear what he’s trying to say (which still isn’t *totally* clear, but is clear-ier):


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