(WSCR) — During his press conference at Halas Hall Monday, Bears Coach Lovie Smith said that the Packers game was not a ‘must’ win game.

“For us, yesterday’s game was a ‘must’ game for the NFC North championship,” said Smith. “It wasn’t a ‘must’ game as far as what can happen with our season.”

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Smith has taken a different approach to next Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals.

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“This week we’re to that must game,” said Smith. “The tournament has begun for us.”

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When asked about Brian Urlacher’s comments on WFLD where he stated “Two of the people I don’t care about: fans or media,” Smith said he hadn’t heard them.