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Congressman Krishnamoorthi Hails Bears Selection Of Sean Desai As Defensive Coordinator As The First NFL Coordinator Of South Asian and Indian Descent

January 25, 2021
Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the Bears’ announcement that they’ve selected Safeties Coach Sean Desai as their new defensive coordinator:

“As a die-hard Chicago Bears fan, a person of South Asian and Indian descent, and as an American, I’m thrilled by the news that the Bears have chosen Sean Desai as their new Defensive Coordinator, making him the first coordinator of South Asian and Indian descent in NFL history. I’m excited for what this means for the Bears’ chances next year, but also its significance to the league and to the countless young people aspiring to follow in Sean’s footsteps.”