Lovie Smith Out in Chicago

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Lovie Smith

Lovie Smith

The guy who announced he was there to beat the Green Bay Packers when he was hired as head coach of the Chicago Bears, but mostly failed to do so, is looking for work. The Bears axed Lovie Smith this morning.

It was the only coaching change in the NFC North, but one of several around the league.

The Bears finished the season 10-6, but missed the playoffs for the second season in a row. In fact, in nine seasons with Smith at the helm, the Bears only made the playoffs three times.

After starting this season 7-1, the Bears tanked down the stretch, gave up the division lead to the Packers and watched as the Vikings beat them out for a playoff spot.

Interestingly, there were a large contingent of Bears fans who were hoping the team missed the playoffs so general manager Phil Emery would fire Smith.

Well, they got their wish.

Chicago is already looking for Smith’s replacement. They’ve requested permission to interview Denver offensive coordinator Mike McCoy.

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Monty McMahon is one of the founders of Total Packers. He is probably the most famous graduate of UW-Oshkosh next to Jim Gantner.

4 Comments on "Lovie Smith Out in Chicago"

  1. peter

    haha bunch of fools can’t wait to see what coach those idiot bear fans will shit on next. and what are the odds they ignore their awful oline another year.

  2. Jackinthebox

    The Bears still suck…………..google it….no seriously – millions of hits….because they really, really do!

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