Lovie Smith Was Fired By Phone, Because He Wasn't About Attending A Meeting With The Owners To Hear The NewsSmith "gracefully" insisted that everything be explained to him on the phone after catching wind of a schedule meeting.
The Bernstein Brief: There Must Be More To Lovie Smith's FiringIn a surprising move, the Bucs fired Smith late Wednesday night after just two seasons.
Durkin: Impressions From Bears-BucsChicago's depleted roster showed resolve in its win at Tampa Bay.
John Fox: Bears Have Shown 'Steady Improvement' This SeasonThe Bears eclipsed last season's win total with a 26-21 win over the Buccaneers on Sunday.
Matt Forte's Back Tweak Adds More Uncertainty To His Bears FutureForte didn't play during the fourth quarter of Sunday's win in Tampa Bay.
Emma: Marked Improvement, Positive Result Show Bears' ProgressionLet's look at what really mattered from the Bears' win in Tampa Bay.
Carey Scores 2 TDs As Bears Beat Bucs, 26-21Ka'Deem Carey caught a touchdown pass from Jay Cutler, and the third-string running back also scored on a 1-yard run to help the Chicago Bears end a three-game losing streak.
Bears' Alshon Jeffery, Shea McClellin Out Against BucsJeffery will miss his sixth game this season.
Durkin: What To Watch For During Bears-BucsThe Bears must commit to their rushing attack, even if it is slowed early.
Emma: Jameis Winston Following Lovie Smith's LeadThe troubled quarterback has matured under the guidance of his new head coach.
Ex-Bears Coach Lovie Smith Praises Jay Cutler, Matt ForteSmith coached in Chicago for nine seasons before his dismissal in 2012.
Fantasy Football: Buccaneers Vs. Rams - Who To Play, Who To PassThe Rams and Buccaneers face off with rookie sensations Jameis Winston and Todd Gurley leading the way for their respective teams.