Bears fire Lovie Smith

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The Chicago Bears have fired Head Coach this morning one day after missing the playoffs. The Bears started this season 7-1 and did not make the post season for the fifth time in six seasons.

Lovie Smith, who led the Bears to the Super Bowl after the 2006 season, was 81-63 over eight regular seasons and was 3-3 in the playoffs.

Smith was under contract through 2013, and general manager Phil Emery did not speak to the coach in contract talks on an extension during the season.

 


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One Response to “Bears fire Lovie Smith”

  1. Mia Lakes says:

    Is it me, or everyone jumping the gun on firing this year? What happened to waiting until the season is completely done?