The news that Phillips will be conducting the search wasn’t met kindly by one Bears Hall of Famer.
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.
You can’t simultaneously hire a real general manager and reaffirm the alpha-dog status of your head coach. Not possible.
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.
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.
On the heels of an 8-8 season that saw the Bears drop five-straight games, general manager Jerry Angelo has been fired.
There’s no use looking back now. The 2011 season is over and it’ time to start preparing for the future.
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 Chairman George McCaskey apologized to fans Monday for the cancellation of Friday’s Family Fest and said the team will take a more active role in the maintenance of the grass at Soldier Field.
On Monday, Judge Susan Richard Nelson lifted the NFL Lockout. On Tuesday, players around the league went to team facilities eager to start their workouts and get treatment for injures, but most were turned away.
Ted Phillips is all about his grass. In an exclusive one on one with the Chicago Tribune’s Dan Pompei (a regular guest on The Mully And Hanley Show on WSCR), Bears President Ted Phillips had a lot to say about a wide range of topics.
Chicago Bears President and CEO Ted Phillips issued a statement Saturday expressing his feelings on the NFL lockout , but has promised to do everything possible to prepare for a championship team in the 2011 season.
One year ago today, the leaders of the Bears held one of the worst press conferences in Chicago sports history.
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