(CBS) For the second straight year, the Bears are in a late-season free fall and might not make the playoffs.

But this time, Lovie Smith still has Jay Cutler and Matt Forte. Since the Bears beat the Tennessee Titans Nov. 4 to improve to 7-1, they’ve appeared to regress each week and have now lost four of their last five games.

If the Bears don’t make the playoffs this season, should general manager Phil Emery fire Lovie and bring in someone new?

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