Jerry Angelo

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

Mully: Smith Holds Power In Shuffle

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.

670 The Score–01/04/2012

Mike Martz and Lovie Smith

Hanley: Bears’ Shakeup ‘A Refreshing Start’

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.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

Jerry Angelo looks on after defeating the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Championship Game. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Phillips: Bears Need To Catch Up In Division

Just hours after firing general manager Jerry Angelo, Bears president Ted Phillips reiterated what the goal of every move within the organization centers around.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

Jerry Angelo

Silverman: Angelo Firing Richly Deserved

George McCaskey has emphatically spun the Bears in a new direction.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

Mike Martz

Mike Martz Resigns

Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz has resigned, WBBM Newsradio’s Jeff Joniak reports.

670 The Score–01/03/2012

Lovie Smith and Jerry Angelo

Zuba: Angelo’s Top Picks – How’d They Do?

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.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

Jerry Angelo. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Arkush: Nothing Surprising About Angelo’s Dismissal

On the heels of an 8-8 season that saw the Bears drop five-straight games, general manager Jerry Angelo has been fired.

670 The Score–01/03/2012

Jerry Angelo

Angelo Out As Bears GM

After 11 seasons, Jerry Angelo is out as Bears general manager.

670 The Score–01/03/2012

Injured starting quarterback Jay Cutler walks the sideline to speak to his replacement Caleb Hanie. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Dennis McKinnon: ‘Embarrassed’ By Bears

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.

670 The Score–12/29/2011

Josh McCown. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Angelo: McCown Could Be Around For 2012 Season

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.

670 The Score–12/28/2011

Kahlil Bell. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Mully: Player Mismanagement Haunts Team

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.

670 The Score–12/28/2011

Julius Peppers chases Ryan Grant.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Schuster: Bears Eliminated And Need Help For Next Year

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.

CBS Chicago–12/25/2011

Tom Thibodeau and Derrick Rose

Schuster: Bulls Provide Perfect Model For Stumbling Bears

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.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011

Lovie Smith and Jerry Angelo

Silverman: Say Goodbye To 2011, Prepare For 2012

There’s no use looking back now. The 2011 season is over and it’ time to start preparing for the future.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

Jerry Angelo. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Last Four Games Further Indictment on Angelo

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.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2011

Caleb Hanie. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Angelo Cost The Bears The Playoffs

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.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2011

Caleb Hanie is sacked by Raheem Brock. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears End The False Hope

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.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2011

Sam Hurd. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Silverman: Drug Sting An Embarrassment For Bears

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.

670 The Score–12/16/2011

Sam Hurd. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Waive Sam Hurd

Bears general manager Jerry Angelo said the Bears will waive Sam Hurd Friday.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

Injured starting quarterback Jay Cutler walks the sideline to speak to his replacement Caleb Hanie. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Without Cutler, Bears In Chaos

I guess we have the most practical definition yet of Franchise Quarterback.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2011