Well, this is never easy. Look, I think you’re a great guy. I do, really. Nine years! That’s a hell of a run. But it’s time.
While it basically comes down to winning and losing, there are specific reasons each of the seven coaches were dismissed.
As Bears general manager Phil Emery begins his search to find Lovie Smith’s replacement, he’ll do so by interviewing Packers offensive coordinator Tom Clements.
It wasn’t much, but it could be enough to stir the last remnants of aging Ditkaphiles, so look out. Some still live among us, and still have the navy-blue sweater.
Bears general manager Phil Emery said Tuesday it was a “tough decision” to fire Lovie Smith as head coach after nine years on the job, but he said the team did not have enough offensive success under Smith, and it was time to go in a new direction.
CBS 2′s Mike Parker sat down with Iron Mike to get his take on the Chicago Bears’ firing of one of his successors, Lovie Smith.
No matter who the Bears find to replace Lovie Smith, the franchise is going to make a concerted effort to improve the offense.
Maybe Hester was overreacting in the heat of the moment, but the writing is on the wall: his days as a Chicago Bear are over.
We’re just minutes into the post-Lovie Smith era, but as we await official word from general manager Phil Emery, I thought I’d take a quick glance at a few names to watch for the Bears’ new head coaching vacancy.
The Bears decided to fire head coach Lovie Smith after nine seasons. Was it the right call?
The Bears have fired head coach Lovie Smith after nine seasons.
The Bears need general manager availability, with Phil Emery standing at the lectern to announce the future direction of the franchise, today. ASAP.
Even before the Bears were eliminated from the playoffs on Sunday, some Bears fans were calling for the ouster of head coach Lovie Smith.
Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings ended the Bears’ season Sunday with a 37-34 win over the Green Bay Packers, sending Lovie Smith and his coaching staff home to await word on their future in Chicago.
Here are my grades following the Bears’ 26-24 win over the Lions Sunday at Ford Field:
Cutler threw for 257 yards and a touchdown and helped seal the game with a late scramble, as the Bears won 26-24 against the Lions on Sunday.
So many questions, so much speculation, but given all measurable criteria, the need for change is obvious.
Dave Toub understands the criticism the coaching staff is receiving, but he insists that Smith is the right man for the Bears.
If the Bears lose to the Lions Sunday in Detroit, it could be the end of an era. It could be the last time they play for head coach Lovie Smith.
The firing season will soon be at hand.