Tag Archives: Lovie Smith

Bears should take preseason seriously

August 14th, 2010 - 7:59 am

When the Bears hit the field Saturday night in San Diego for their first preseason action of the 2010 season, they should do so with the intent to beat the Chargers. I don’t mean win the game, although that would [...]

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Former Ram Bruce to help receivers with offense

August 1st, 2010 - 11:06 am

Former St. Louis Rams wide receiver Isaac Bruce, who retired from football in June, will be at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais for the duration of the Bears’ training camp to lend a helping hand to receivers, according to ChicagoBears.com. [...]

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Countdown to Camp: Experienced coaches should bring out best in players

July 30th, 2010 - 8:45 am

This is Part 10 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. Lovie Smith claims he feels no additional pressure this season, no more than the pressure of fielding 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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Martz, not Smith, correct about Hester

March 25th, 2010 - 12:05 pm

One of the first players Mike Martz was asked about after being hired as the Bears’ new offensive coordinator was kick returner Devin Hester. Martz said he liked Hester’s speed and thought he could play the role of the slot [...]

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Lovie Smith on his job security

February 28th, 2010 - 7:30 am

“My glass is half full. I’m excited about this opportunity that we have. And when we do well this year, everything will take care of itself. It’s as simple as that.” -Bears head coach Lovie Smith on his job security [...]

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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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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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