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.
George McCaskey has emphatically spun the Bears in a new direction.
Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz has resigned, WBBM Newsradio’s Jeff Joniak reports.
Before we move forward and completely forget about the fiasco otherwise known as Jerry Angelo on Draft Day, let’s recap his top selections over the years.
On the heels of an 8-8 season that saw the Bears drop five-straight games, general manager Jerry Angelo has been fired.
After 11 seasons, Jerry Angelo is out as Bears general manager.
Former Bears wide out Dennis McKinnon joined The Matt Abbatacola Show to share some of this thoughts on the organization he spent seven seasons with — and won a Super Bowl with in 1985.
In his first start since 2007 on Sunday against Green Bay, McCown was 19-of-28 for 242 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions.
The Bears may have at last accepted defeat with the playoff dream over and one game remaining in a ruined season, but Lovie Smith’s pronouncement that the team won’t be holding a tryout for next year in the finale at Minnesota boggles the mind.
The scene in the locker room after the game here at Lambeau Field wasn’t nearly as bad as I feared. I anticipated a lot of long faces and angry scowls on the Bears player’s faces but instead was met with resignation.
It seems that the Bears and the Bulls have been trying to follow the same floor plan the last few years as far as building their teams.
There’s no use looking back now. The 2011 season is over and it’ time to start preparing for the future.
That was as ugly as it gets. It feels like I’ve said that three weeks in a row now but the Seattle Seahawks looked like world-beaters at the hands of the Chicago Bears Sunday.
With 11 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 38-14 loss to the Seahawks, thousands of Bears fans flooded the exits of Solider Field knowing the season was all but over.
They did it front of the stunned, silent home fans, displaying the truth of their thin, banged-up roster and making clear what has probably been the story since Jay Cutler got hurt: they never had a shot.
As a football player, Sam Hurd is a hard-working athlete who did everything that head coach Lovie Smith, wide receivers coach Darryl Drake and special teams coach Dave Toub asked of him on the football field.
Bears general manager Jerry Angelo said the Bears will waive Sam Hurd Friday.
I guess we have the most practical definition yet of Franchise Quarterback.