Jerry Angelo

Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo, quarterback Jay Cutler and head coach Lovie Smith are all smiles after introducing Cutler as their new quarterback during a press conference on April 3, 2009. (Photo by Jim Prisching/Getty Images)

Listen: 3-Year Anniversary Of The Jay Cutler Trade

Check out the audio clip from when the news broke that the Bears had acquired Jay Cutler during The Boers and Bernstein Show on 670 The Score.

670 The Score–04/02/2012

Matt Forte celebrates scoring a touchdown in London, England.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Silverman: Bears Playing Forte For A Fool

Your name is Matt Forte and you are seething. You have been franchised by the Chicago Bears and that means you will get paid $7.7 million next season by the Chicago Bears.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

Matt Forte.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Florio: Bears Need To Make Decision On Forte

With the deadline rapidly approaching for the Bears to either sign or franchise tag Matt Forte, a decision could be coming soon.

670 The Score–02/29/2012

Lovie Smith and Jerry Angelo

Bowen: Lack Of Player Development Continues To Haunt Bears

Few of Angelo’s top picks turned out, but maybe that wasn’t all Angelo’s fault.

670 The Score–02/09/2012

Chicago Bears General Manager Phil Emery. (CBS)

Emery Introduced: ‘Our Goal Is To Win Championships’

Phil Emery was officially introduced as the Bears new general manager Monday at Halas Hall and immediately struck a cord with one ultimate goal.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

Chicago Bears president and CEO Ted Phillips.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Biggs: Power Belongs To Emery, Not Smith

Placing the restriction on a new general manager that he is not allowed to fire the head coach may cause a power struggle within an organization.

670 The Score–01/30/2012

Soldier Field. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Phil Emery? Um, Ok.

The Bears decided on their new general manager after sifting through a list of names that caused no excitement, whatsoever, arriving at the perfect culmination of their tedious, uninspiring process.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2012

A general view of Chicago Bears offices and workout facilities at Halas Hall. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Hire Emery As General Manager

The Chicago Bears have hired Kansas City Chiefs director of college scouting Phil Emery as their new general manager.


Chicago Bears president and CEO Ted Phillips.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Florio: Lovie Should Have Been Fired With Angelo

Add Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio to the list of people who don’t understand what the Bears are doing.

670 The Score–01/25/2012

A general view of Chicago Bears offices and workout facilities at Halas Hall. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emery, Licht Get Second Interviews For Bears GM Spot

The Chicago Bears say they will bring back Kansas City college scouting director Phil Emery and New England pro personnel director Jason Licht for second interviews for their general manager job this week.


Ted Phillips

Biggs: Emery Would Make Sense As Bears GM

Though the Bears have yet to make a decision on their new general manager, one candidate appears to have strong ties to the organization.

670 The Score–01/23/2012

Matt Forte runs the ball against  Brian Rolle.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Hanley: Bears Better Pass On Forte

Here’s a bit of advice for the Bears’ next general manager: Run away from Matt Forte.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

Chicago Bears president and CEO Ted Phillips.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Hampton Not Happy With Bears’ GM Search

The news that Phillips will be conducting the search wasn’t met kindly by one Bears Hall of Famer.

670 The Score–01/17/2012

Coach Lovie Smith

Pompei: Bears Have No Plan In Place

To one Bears expert, the team’s choice to fire Jerry Angelo was a quickly-made decision and no back-up plan was in place.

670 The Score–01/11/2012

Lovie Smith.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Arkush: Bears Have Limited Their GM Search

NFL expert Hub Arkush said that the Bears’ decision to retain head coach Lovie Smith regardless of who the new GM is may be hurting their search.

670 The Score–01/11/2012

Ted Phillips

Bernstein: What Are The Bears Doing?

With last week’s rambling, incoherent press conference at Halas Hall providing the perfect symbolic catalyst for his efforts, team president Ted Phillips apparently decided to race back to his office and play Angry Birds.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Biggs: Bears Can Still Be Aggressive This Offseason

When the Bears do finally hire a replacement for Jerry Angelo, they may be able to make a few quick moves to remain competitive in the NFC North.

670 The Score–01/10/2012

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Esiason: Coach Shouldn’t Hire GM

After the firing of general manager Jerry Angelo, Bears president Ted Phillips made it clear that head coach Lovie Smith will have a say in who is hired to replace Angelo.

670 The Score–01/05/2012

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Pompei: Bears May Have Shot Themselves In The Foot

The Bears’ decision to fire their general manager but keep their head coach may be one that haunts them in the coming months.

670 The Score–01/04/2012

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Baffoe: You Got Your Wish, Bears Fans, But Do You Know What You Got?

All hail your supreme football leader, Bears fans. It is apparent that Smith rules Halas Hall with a velvet hammer, fronting to the media and public with his folksy blandness and the stoicism of a Winslow Homer painting, all the while swinging a big stick behind closed doors.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012