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Lovie SMith Announces Four Year Contract With Chicago Bears
Lovie SMith Announces Four Year Contract With Chicago Bears
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - JANUARY 15: Chicago Bears General Manager Jerry Angelo (R) congratulates former defensive coordinator for the St. Louis Rams, Lovie Smith (L), on his four year contract as head coach of the Chicago Bears at a media conference on January 15, 2004 in Libertyville, Illinois. (Photo by Aynsley Floyd/Getty Images)
Lovie SMith Announces Four Year Contract With Chicago Bears
Lovie SMith Announces Four Year Contract With Chicago Bears
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - JANUARY 15: Lovie Smith, former defensive coordinator for the St. Louis Rams, gestures as he announces his four year contract as head coach of the Chicago Bears at a media conference on January 15, 2004 in Libertyville, Illinois. (Photo by Aynsley Floyd/Getty Images)
Lovie Smith during his introductory press conference in 2004.  (Photo by Aynsley Floyd/Getty Images)
Lovie SMith Announces Four Year Contract With Chicago Bears
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - JANUARY 15: Lovie Smith, former defensive coordinator for the St. Louis Rams, gestures as he announces his four year contract as head coach of the Chicago Bears at a media conference on January 15, 2004 in Libertyville, Illinois. (Photo by Aynsley Floyd/Getty Images)
Lovie Smith during his introductory press conference in 2004. (Photo by Aynsley Floyd/Getty Images)
NFC Championship: New Orleans Saints v Chicago Bears
NFC Championship: New Orleans Saints v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO - JANUARY 21: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears receives a Gatorade shower from Adewale Ogunleye #93 in the final minute of their 39-14 against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Championship Game January 21, 2007 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
NFC Championship: New Orleans Saints v Chicago Bears
NFC Championship: New Orleans Saints v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO - JANUARY 21: Quarterback Rex Grossman #8 and head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears celebrate after the Bears 39-14 win against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Championship Game January 21, 2007 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears Arrive Ahead Of Super Bowl
Chicago Bears Arrive Ahead Of Super Bowl
MIAMI - JANUARY 28: Head coach Lovie Smith (C) of the Chicago Bears arrives with his team at Miami International Airport on a United airlines flight January 28, 2007 in Miami, Florida. The team arrived for its showdown in Super Bowl XLI against the Indianapolis Colts on February 4. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
NFC Champion Chicago Bears Media Day
NFC Champion Chicago Bears Media Day
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JANUARY 30: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears answers questions during Media Day at Dolphin Stadium on January 30, 2007 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Lovie Smith, head coach for the Chicago
Lovie Smith, head coach for the Chicago
Miami, UNITED STATES: Lovie Smith, head coach for the Chicago Bears answers a question during the Super Bowl XLI media day event at the Dolphin Stadium in Miami, Florida 30 January 2007. The Chicago Bears will face the Indianapolis Colts in the Super Bowl XLI on 04 February. AFP PHOTO/Roberto Schmidt (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
Super Bowl Coach's Press Conference
Super Bowl Coach's Press Conference
MIAMI - FEBRUARY 02: (L-R) Head coaches, Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears and Tony Dungy of the Indianapolis Colts pose together with the Super Bowl Trophy during a press conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center on February 2, 2007 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Super Bowl Coach's Press Conference
Super Bowl Coach's Press Conference
MIAMI - FEBRUARY 02: (L-R) Head coaches, Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears and Tony Dungy of the Indianapolis Colts pose together with the Super Bowl Trophy during a press conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center on February 2, 2007 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Super Bowl Coach's Press Conference
Super Bowl Coach's Press Conference
MIAMI - FEBRUARY 02: (L-R) Head coaches, Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears and Tony Dungy of the Indianapolis Colts hug during a press conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center on February 2, 2007 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Lovie Smith. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Super Bowl Coach's Press Conference
MIAMI - FEBRUARY 02: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears speaks with the media during a press conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center on February 2, 2007 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Lovie Smith. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Dallas Cowboys v Chicago Bears
Dallas Cowboys v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO - SEPTEMBER 23: (L-R) Offensive Coordinator Ron Turner and Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears talk on field during pregame against the Dallas Cowboys at Soldier Field on September 23, 2007 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
NFC Conference Championship - New Orleans Saints vs Chicago Bears - January 21, 2007
NFC Conference Championship - New Orleans Saints vs Chicago Bears - January 21, 2007
Bears coach Lovie Smith looks on as Brian Urlacher holds the George S. Halas trophy after the Bears won the 2007 NFC Championship game between the Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois on January 21, 2007. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Super Bowl XLI - Chicago Bears Media Day - January 30, 2007
Super Bowl XLI - Chicago Bears Media Day - January 30, 2007
Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith speaks during Media Day prior to Super Bowl XLI at Dolphins Stadium in Miami, Florida on January 30, 2007. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
NFC Conference Championship - New Orleans Saints vs Chicago Bears - January 21, 2007
NFC Conference Championship - New Orleans Saints vs Chicago Bears - January 21, 2007
Chicago Bears quarterback Rex Grossman celebrates with coach Lovie Smith after play against the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Championship game at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois on on January 21, 2007. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
NFC Conference Championship - New Orleans Saints vs Chicago Bears - January 21, 2007
NFC Conference Championship - New Orleans Saints vs Chicago Bears - January 21, 2007
FOX commentator Terry Bradshaw interviews Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith at the NFC Championship game at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois on January 21, 2007. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
2007 NFL Annual Meetings - Various Events - March 26, 2007
2007 NFL Annual Meetings - Various Events - March 26, 2007
Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith signs an autograph for young football fans at the NFL's 2007 annual meeting in Phoenix, Arizona on March 26, 2007. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears Introduce Jay Cutler
Chicago Bears Introduce Jay Cutler
LAKE FOREST, IL - APRIL 3: Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith looks on as new quarterback Jay Cutler talks to the media during a press conference on April 3, 2009 at Halas Hall in Lake Forest, Illinois. (Photo by Jim Prisching/Getty Images)
Former Bears GM Jerry Angelo, Jay Cutler and former head coach Lovie Smith at Cutler's introductory press conference. (Photo by Jim Prisching/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears Introduce Jay Cutler
LAKE FOREST, IL - APRIL 3: General Manager Jerry Angelo (L) of the Chicago Bears looks on along with head coach Lovie Smith (R) as they introduce Jay Cutler as their new quarterback during a press conference on April 3, 2009 at Halas Hall in Lake Forest, Illinois. (Photo by Jim Prisching/Getty Images)
Former Bears GM Jerry Angelo, Jay Cutler and former head coach Lovie Smith at Cutler's introductory press conference. (Photo by Jim Prisching/Getty Images)
Detroit Lions v Chicago Bears
Detroit Lions v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO - OCTOBER 04: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears call defensive plays as his team takes on the Detroit Lions on October 4, 2009 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Lions 48-24. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Detroit Lions v Chicago Bears
Detroit Lions v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO - SEPTEMBER 12: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears watches as his team takes on the Detroit Lions during the NFL season opening game at Soldier Field on September 12, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Lions 19-14. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v Dallas Cowboys
Chicago Bears v Dallas Cowboys
ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 19: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears during play against the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on September 19, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Washington Redskins v Chicago Bears
Washington Redskins v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO - OCTOBER 24: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears talks with referees during a game against the Washington Redskins at Soldier Field on October 24, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. The Redskins defeated the Bears 17-14. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
2011 NFC Championship: Green Bay Packers v Chicago Bears
2011 NFC Championship: Green Bay Packers v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 23: Head coach Mike McCarthy of the Green Bay Packers and head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears shake hands after the Packers 21-14 victory in the NFC Championship Game at Soldier Field on January 23, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Players Report To Work After Judge Issues Injuction Ending Lockout
Players Report To Work After Judge Issues Injuction Ending Lockout
LAKE FOREST, IL - APRIL 26: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears speaks to media during the 2010 Brian Piccolo Award ceremony at Halas Hall on April 26, 2011 in Lake Forest, Illinois. Players participated in the ceremony one day after a federal judge temporarily lifted the 45-day lockout, the NFL has already asked for a stay on the judges order. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears Training Camp
Chicago Bears Training Camp
BOURBONNAIS, IL - JULY 30: Players are reflected in the glasses of head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears during a summer training camp practice at Olivet Nazarene University on July 30, 2011 in Bourbonnais, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears Training Camp
Chicago Bears Training Camp
BOURBONNAIS, IL - AUGUST 06: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears watches as his team works out at a summer training camp practice at Olivet Nazarene University on August 6, 2011 in Bourbonnais, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Chicago Bears v Tampa Bay Buccaneers
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Lovie Smith head coach of Chicago Bears talks to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell looks on prior to the NFL International Series match between Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Wembley Stadium on October 23, 2011 in London, England. This is the fifth occasion where a regular season NFL match has been played in London. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v Philadelphia Eagles
Chicago Bears v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 7: Head Coach Andy Reid of the Philadelphia Eagles congratulates Head Coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears after the game at Lincoln Financial Field on November 7, 2011 in Phildelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
Detroit Lions v Chicago Bears
Detroit Lions v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 13: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears talks to referee Pete Morelli #135 during a game against the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field on November 13, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Lions 37-13. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
San Diego Chargers v Chicago Bears
San Diego Chargers v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 20: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears talks with speical teams coach Dave Toub during a game against the San Diego Chargers at Soldier Field on November 20, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Chargers 31-20. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v Denver Broncos
Chicago Bears v Denver Broncos
DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 11: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears leads his team against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 11, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Bears 13-10 in overtime. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v Chicago Bears
Seattle Seahawks v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 18: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears watches as his team takes on the Seattle Seahawks at Soldier Field on December18, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The Seahawks defeated the Bears 38-14. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v Chicago Bears
Seattle Seahawks v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 18: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears watches as his team takes on the Seattle Seahawks at Soldier Field on December18, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The Seahawks defeated the Bears 38-14. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears Minicamp
Chicago Bears Minicamp
LAKE FOREST, IL - MAY 12: Head coach Lovie Smith (R) and offensive coordinator Mike Tice of the Chicago Bears talk during rookie minicamp at Halas Hall on May 12, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
Washington Redskins v Chicago Bears
Washington Redskins v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 18: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears watches as his team takes on the Washington Redskins during a preseason game at Soldier Field on August 18, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v New York Giants
Chicago Bears v New York Giants
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 24: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears watches his players in the second half against the New York Giants during a preseason game on August 24, 2012 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.The Chicago Bears defeated the New York Giants 20-17. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Indianapolis Colts v Chicago Bears
Indianapolis Colts v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 09: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears talks to players on the sidelines against the Indianapolis Colts during their 2012 NFL season opener at Soldier Field on September 9, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Colts 41-21. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Lovie Smith. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v Green Bay Packers
GREEN BAY, WI - SEPTEMBER 13: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears watches as his team takes on the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on September 13, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Bears 23-10. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Lovie Smith. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v Chicago Bears
St. Louis Rams v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 23: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears shakes hands with Charles Tillman #33 during a game against the St. Louis Rams at Soldier Field on September 23, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Rams 23-6. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v Dallas Cowboys
Chicago Bears v Dallas Cowboys
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 01: Brandon Marshall (L) #15 of the Chicago Bears talks with head coach Lovie Smith during warm ups against the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on October 1, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v Dallas Cowboys
Chicago Bears v Dallas Cowboys
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 01: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears walks on the field during warm ups against the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on October 1, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v Jacksonville Jaguars
Chicago Bears v Jacksonville Jaguars
JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 07: Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith shakes hands with Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey following a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on October 7, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
Lovie Smith. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Detroit Lions v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 22: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears watches as his team takes on the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field on October 22, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Lions 13-7. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Lovie Smith. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v Tennessee Titans
Chicago Bears v Tennessee Titans
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 4: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears pats a player on the helmet as he comes off the field during a game against the Tennessee Titans at LP Field on November 4, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Bears defeated the Titans 51-20. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
Houston Texans v Chicago Bears
Houston Texans v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 11: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears looks on in the first half against the Houston Texans during the game at Soldier Field on November 11, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Houston Texans v Chicago Bears
Houston Texans v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 11: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears watches as his team takes on the Houston Texans at Soldier Field on November 11, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Texans defeated the Bears 13-6. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v San Francisco 49ers
Chicago Bears v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 19: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears stands on the sidelines during their game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on November 19, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v Chicago Bears
Seattle Seahawks v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 02: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears watches as his team takes on the Seattle Seahawks at Soldier Field on December 2, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Seahawks defeated the Bears 23-17 in overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v Chicago Bears
Seattle Seahawks v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 02: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears watches as his team takes on the Seattle Seahawks at Soldier Field on December 2, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Seahawks defeated the Bears 23-17 in overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v Minnesota Vikings
Chicago Bears v Minnesota Vikings
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 09: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears congratulates head coach Leslie Frazier of the Minnesota Vikings after their game at Mall of America Field on December 9, 2012 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Lovie Smith. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Green Bay Packers v Chicago Bears
CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 16: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears stands on the sidelines during a game against the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field on December 16, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Packers defeated the Bears 21-13. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Lovie Smith. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v Arizona Cardinals
Chicago Bears v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 23: Head coach Lovie Smith and defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli of the Chicago Bears walk out onto the field before the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v Arizona Cardinals
Chicago Bears v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 23: Head Coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears watches pregame against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v Arizona Cardinals
Chicago Bears v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 23: Head coaches Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears and Ken Whisenhunt of the Arizona Cardinals shake hands following the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. The Bears defeated the Cardinals 28-13. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v Arizona Cardinals
Chicago Bears v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 23: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears watches from the sidelines during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. The Bears defeated the Cardinals 28-13. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v Arizona Cardinals
Chicago Bears v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 23: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears watches from the sidelines during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. The Bears defeated the Cardinals 28-13. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Lovie Smith.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears v Detroit Lions
DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 30: Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith watches the action during the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on December 30, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bears defeted the Lions 26-24. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
Lovie Smith. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
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