Few of Angelo’s top picks turned out, but maybe that wasn’t all Angelo’s fault.
Phil Emery was officially introduced as the Bears new general manager Monday at Halas Hall and immediately struck a cord with one ultimate goal.
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.
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.
The Chicago Bears have hired Kansas City Chiefs director of college scouting Phil Emery as their new general manager.
Add Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio to the list of people who don’t understand what the Bears are doing.
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.
Though the Bears have yet to make a decision on their new general manager, one candidate appears to have strong ties to the organization.
Here’s a bit of advice for the Bears’ next general manager: Run away from Matt Forte.
The news that Phillips will be conducting the search wasn’t met kindly by one Bears Hall of Famer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Bears’ decision to fire their general manager but keep their head coach may be one that haunts them in the coming months.
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.
If you closed your eyes and listened to Ted Phillips and George McCaskey talk about Jerry Angelo on Tuesday afternoon you might think you were at a retirement party listening to toasts for a beloved company man.
Actions may speak louder than words, yet without Bears chairman George McCaskey’s mantra that “winning world championships” is the team’s goal, Jerry Angelo would still be general manager.
Just hours after firing general manager Jerry Angelo, Bears president Ted Phillips reiterated what the goal of every move within the organization centers around.