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Bears extend Lovie Smith’s contract, make the right decision

February 25th, 2011 - 9:00 am

The Bears on Friday announced that the team has reached a two-year contract extension with head coach Lovie Smith that will keep him under contract with the Bears through the 2013 season. I wrote an entry a few weeks ago …

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Extending Smith’s contract best course of action

January 31st, 2011 - 11:16 pm

Following three straight seasons without making the playoffs, the triumvirate of Ted Phillips, Jerry Angelo and Lovie Smith was on thin ice last January. The president, general manager and head coach, respectively, allowed a team fresh off a Super Bowl …

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Latest roster cutdown shows Angelo ahead of Smith in fault

September 5th, 2010 - 2:56 pm

Although not a foregone conclusion, there is a distinct possibility the Bears will not make the playoffs this year, nor show significant improvement from the past three playoff-less seasons. The latter seems a prerequisite for head coach Lovie Smith to …

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Hanie’s injury not a cause for concern

August 17th, 2010 - 9:12 am

It seems like the biggest news surrounding the Bears at the moment is what they will do about their quarterback situation now that Caleb Hanie suffered a shoulder injury in Saturday’s preseason opener against the Chargers. Will they sign a …

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Bears better have a safety plan

April 23rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm

Bears general manager Jerry Angelo has been known to spout off his fair share of gaffes, but they typically involve misused or butchered idioms and metaphors.  Occasionally, he’ll say things about his coaches or players that leave you scratching your …

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Bears took their time, got it right with Martz

February 2nd, 2010 - 8:46 am

About the only thing puzzling about the Bears’ decision to hire Mike Martz as their new offensive coordinator was the length of time it took to make it official. Surely, Martz was head coach Lovie Smith’s first choice for more …

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Cutler nowhere near as involved in coordinator search as some speculate

February 1st, 2010 - 12:58 pm

In a world of cynicism, pessimism and distrust, I sometimes feel like an odd man out.  Such a feeling makes me wonder if I’m the only one who thinks it is perfectly acceptable and reasonable for the Bears to want …

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Adams’ death tragic for him, family; not for Bears or fans

January 17th, 2010 - 1:15 pm

One month ago to the day, the NFL tragically lost a 26-year-old player who died far too young.  Never would the NFL have expected when Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry died on Dec. 17 that exactly one month later …

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Bears have right idea in offensive coordinator search

January 13th, 2010 - 11:07 am

Say what you want about the way Jerry Angelo and Lovie Smith have handled their jobs over the last few years, and most any criticism is warranted, but at least they’re doing the right thing in their search for a …

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Bears need more than a one-year Band-Aid at offensive coordinator

January 8th, 2010 - 8:56 am

From where the Bears currently stand, and taking into consideration the resources with which they have to work in order to improve to become a playoff team in 2010, Lovie Smith appears to be a lame duck coach. It’s quite …

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