Posts tagged "Lovie Smith"

Hester's Resurgence a Brilliant Success for New Bears Regime

Hester's Resurgence a Brilliant Success for New Bears Regime
Sometimes I spring from my sweat-soaked pillow in the middle of the night, awoken by the howls of neighborhood wolves and the soul-disturbing memories of Devin Hester playing wide receiver. I wipe my brow with a towel, blow my nose in the nearby Kleenex and lay my head back down as my girlfriend calms me... Read more »

An Off-Season Table of Contents

An Off-Season Table of Contents
You could make a sound and moat-protected argument the Bears off-season began with the firing of Lovie Smith and subsequent hiring of Marc Trestman as his replacement. Both of those decisions will shape the Chicago Bears for the next half-decade and define the tenure of General Manager Phil Emery in the city of Chicago. But... Read more »

The Harbaugh Mentality: Emery Acknowledges Titles All That Matter

The Harbaugh Mentality: Emery Acknowledges Titles All That Matter
When Alex Smith suffered a concussion in November, Jim Harbaugh watched Colin Kaepernick shred the Chicago Bears – at that time the best defense in the league – on a remarkable Monday night. When Kaepernick won his second start against the New Orleans Saints, Harbaugh made the decision that the human tattoo parlor from Nevada,... Read more »
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Cameron Worrell & I Discuss the Firing of Lovie Smith [AUDIO]

During our conversation, Cam discusses: Why he would NOT have fired Lovie Smith after the 2012 season. How the current crop of Bears defenders could adapt to a changing system. How the Bears might prepare, play differently under the total leadership of Rod Marinelli. What Lovie Smith’s role was in the development of offensive talent.

On Emery's Press Conference: Rapid Fire Recap

On Emery's Press Conference: Rapid Fire Recap
Phil Emery was named the General Manager of the Chicago Bears at the beginning of the 2012. He waited until the final day of that year to make his most significant, dramatic and gutsy move. He fired head coach Lovie Smith – a man with significant support amongst the fans and near-unanimous support inside the... Read more »

Emery's Decision on Lovie Begins 2013 Offseason

Emery's Decision on Lovie Begins 2013 Offseason
The Chicago Bears beat every single team they were better than during the 2012 campaign. They lost to every team better than them. They split with the Minnesota Vikings. If you’re looking for a three sentence summary of this disappointing year, there it is. I expect Phil Emery to retain Lovie Smith as his head... Read more »
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Lovie Smith by Jeff Hughes

Lovie Smith by Jeff Hughes
Lovie Smith has won far more games than he’s lost as the head coach of the Chicago Bears. And he’s won far more games that his two post-Ditka predecessors did on the Lakefront. Dave Wannstedt was 40-56 in the regular season, 1-1 in the postseason. Dick Jauron was 35-45 in the regular season, 0-1 in... Read more »

Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears Game Preview

Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears Game Preview
If the Packers were playing well – and they are certainly not – I don’t know if I could conceivably pick the Bears this week. Even as it is now, I’m about at the bottom of the confidence drain. Nevertheless… Why Do I Like the Chicago Bears This Week? I always like the Chicago Bears.... Read more »

Next Three Games What Make December Football Great

Next Three Games What Make December Football Great
Many fans have already made their decision on the 2012 Chicago Bears and their long-tenured head coach. Season? Over. Coach? Fired. No, Lovie Smith did not drop five touchdown passes this year. No, Lovie Smith did not attempt to arm tackle Adrian Peterson as an undersized safety. No, Lovie Smith did not injure the Bears... Read more »
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Pre-Draft Audibles From the Long Snapper

Here’s my draft week plan.  I’ll have threads up for each of the draft rounds and then I’ll go and find all the information I can on each of the players selected by the Chicago Bears.  (Saturday might be a bit trickier as I’ll be on the golf course.)  I’m hoping they are all offensive... Read more »