Angelo Fired, Martz Resigns, Lovie Smith Retained

Jerry Angelo has been fired by the Chicago Bears after 11 seasons. CEO and President Ted Phillips fired him personally, and it appears part-owner George McCaskey is seizing control of the team.

Angelo failed to address the complexion of the NFC North with the air-it-out Packers and Lions. They never got depth in the secondary and never added a #1 receiver.

Mike Martz, whose contract was set to expire, has resigned due to “philosophical differences”. For both the Cutler-Martz and the Bradford-McDaniels unions, I hope the teams are keeping or have kept the quarterbacks’ opinion in mind. Quarterbacks coach Shane Day is not coming back either.

It’s somewhat surprising, given the success of the offense before Cutler and Forte were injured.

Angelo and Martz are gone, less than one year after the Bears’ NFC Championship Game loss.

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