The Bears Beat (01.03.12): Jeff Fisher has eyes for Bears

January 4th, 2012 - 9:23 am

Former Titans coach and one-time Chicago Bear Jeff Fisher reportedly has an interest in the Bears, but is not likely to land with the club considering management’s ringing endorsement of current head coach Lovie Smith. Plus, analysis of the fallout from the firing of general manager Jerry Angelo and the resignation of offensive coordinator Mike Martz.

Report: Jeff Fisher has eyes for Bears
Tue Jan 3 19:24:08 2012
Bears president and CEO Ted Phillips emphasized Tuesday at a press conference that coach Lovie Smith’s job is safe. Any general …

Olson: Bears should give Smith all the power
Tue Jan 3 23:45:00 2012
After listening to Bears president Ted Phillips talk about the firing of general manager Jerry Angelo on Tuesday, it became …

Bad drafts behind Angelo’s departure
Tue Jan 3 23:42:00 2012
LAKE FOREST – Bears president Ted Phillips was not in the mood to bash Jerry Angelo several hours after he decided to fire his …

Martz’s exit was ‘Lovie’s call’
Tue Jan 3 23:37:00 2012
LAKE FOREST – The Bears will search for their third offensive coordinator in the past four seasons after saying goodbye to Mike …

With Ted, Bears suffer Crane cramp;Team is stuck with Kenney-esque Phillips as the man in charge
Tue Jan 3 23:29:22 2012
Tuesday was the day, 4 p.m. the time. That was the scheduled coronation for George McCaskey. And why not? Throughout the …

step in right direction;Bears are still long way from promised land, but cutting ties with Angelo
Tue Jan 3 23:29:02 2012
I defy you to see the logic in what follows without a stiff drink or five: â—†…

The Winds of Change at Halas Hall
Tue Jan 3 23:14:52 2012
In the most obvious shocking move of all-time, the Chicago Bears fired General Manager Jerry Angelo. Offensive Coordinator Mike …

Increasing Smith’s power mutes optimism about overhaul
Tue Jan 3 22:29:00 2012
Giving coach input into GM hire could limit field of candidatesFor a few short, fascinating hours Tuesday, the building at the …

Chicago Bears’ Mike Martz Resigns: Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Tue Jan 3 22:27:00 2012
It’s been a busy day for the Chicago Bears. Just hours after the team announced that it had fired long time general manager …

Thoughts From NFL Week 17: Chicago Bears and beyond
Tue Jan 3 21:00:04 2012
As a Bears fan, I’m really glad the 2011 season is over (I’m not the only one). Excruciating is a word that …

Bears cite talent gap in firing Angelo
Tue Jan 3 20:43:00 2012
New GM will have mandate to catch up with Packers, LionsIt was only two years ago the “Three Bears” held a news conference …

Do Bears have room for another boss?
Tue Jan 3 18:05:57 2012
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The firing of Bill Polian Monday as vice chairman of the Indianapolis Colts was not met with quite the …

McCaskey: Angelo was Phillips’ decision
Tue Jan 3 18:02:10 2012
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The romantic version of the Chicago Bears’ new power structure in the post-Jerry Angelo era portrays …

Matt Forte plans to play in the Pro Bowl
Tue Jan 3 18:00:41 2012
Bears running back Matt Forte didn’t have a chance to showcase his talents late in the regular season, or in the …

A look at the NFL policy for hiring a GM
Tue Jan 3 17:27:51 2012
With three other vacancies, the Bears will have plenty of competition to replace general manager Jerry Angelo. It’s important …

Angelo and Martz Won’t Return For The 2012 Season, The Bears Look To Get Talent Level Up To Par
Tue Jan 3 17:25:24 2012
Bears president Ted Phillips announced the firing of general manager Jerry Angelo today. Also, head coach Lovie Smith met with …

Bears’ Ted Phillips: We need to close the talent gap in the NFC North
Tue Jan 3 16:19:58 2012
The Chicago Bears say the decision to fire G.M. Jerry Angelo was simple: They know they’re not the most talented team in …

Martz won’t be back with Bears in 2012
Tue Jan 3 16:16:00 2012
Offensive coordinator Mike Martz, whose contract ran through the 2011 season, will not return to the Bears in 2012. …

Video: Waddle & Jurko on Bears’ moves
Tue Jan 3 15:04:38 2012
ESPN Chicago’s Tom Waddle and John Jurkovic discuss the changes made Tuesday at Halas Hall and look ahead at the Bears’ …

Mike Martz resigns from Bears
Tue Jan 3 14:38:51 2012
According to numerous reports, Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz has resigned from his post as the team’s …

Bears OC Martz departs over philosophical differences
Tue Jan 3 13:25:00 2012
Mike Martz decided to all the speculation about him not returning as the Bears’ offensive coordinator and make it a reality, …

Mike Martz out as Bears’ offensive coordinator
Tue Jan 3 13:15:03 2012
Mike Martz is done in Chicago. Martz has resigned as offensive coordinator of the Bears, citing philosophical differences, Dan …

Bears make change at general manager
Tue Jan 3 11:48:00 2012
The Bears won four NFC North titles and one conference championship in Jerry Angelo’s 11 years as general manager. But the …

Jerry Angelo Out as Bears GM
Tue Jan 3 09:47:03 2012
Thumbs up! Jerry Angelo is OUT as Bears GM. Ding dong, the witch is dead!  Reports out of Halas Hall are that the Bears have …

Bears inform GM Angelo he will not return next season
Tue Jan 3 09:32:00 2012
The Chicago Bears fired longtime general manager Jerry Angelo following an 8-8 season.

Justin Blackmon Would Look Great in a Bears Uniform
Tue Jan 3 09:12:24 2012
The odds of Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon falling to the Chicago Bears in the draft at number 19 are slim, but …

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