Posts Tagged ‘lovie-smith’

Bears fire Lovie Smith

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 […]

Gridiron Gab Week Eight Preview – Carolina at Chicago

The 2012 season has been a disaster for the Carolina Panthers, and this Sunday they head to the hornets nest of Solider Field to play possibly the best defense in the NFL in the Chicago Bears. Monday night the Bears forced four Lions turnovers, a few in the red zone as the Bears moved to […]

Gridiron Gab Links – NFC Afternoon Edition 8/4

The Falcons made a roster move on Saturday, as running back Robbie Frey, who’s been out with a foot injury, reached an injury settlement and was released. – Atlanta Journal Constitution Big bad Bear Brian Urlacher has been held out of the last three days of training camp practice with what coach Lovie Smith described […]

Lovie Smith expects Cutler back

Lovie Smith said Jay Cutler did not suffer a season-ending injury. “From what I’ve been told, he’ll be back at end of regular season.” “The plan is to get Cutler back at the latter part of regular season. Smith also confirmed the Bears plan to look to bring in another veteran quarterback. Other news: Bears […]

Bears-Eagles Pregame Quotes & Notes

Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz on wide receiver Earl Bennett: “He does everything very well. What Earl has that people don’t realize until they play him is that he has real speed. He made so many key plays in key situations for us last year.” “I call [Bennett] Mr. Third-down, and it’s almost a foregone […]

Bears rookie safety Conte to see field soon?

“We have to improve at safety, getting in position to make some of those plays,” he said. “We can’t continue to give up big plays. My emphasis, has been on that as much as anything.” Bears coach Lovie Smith dropping the cold hard truth about the team’s disappointing play at the safety position. Which begs […]

If Bears OC Martz doesn’t change; he needs to leave

As Bear fans we have been told for two straight weeks the offense will run the football more.  Last week before the Green Bay game, Offensive Coordinator Mike Martz took blame for his play calling.  Head Coach Lovie Smith assured both fans and the media the run/pass differential would be balanced against Green Bay.  As […]

Bears Coach Lovie Smith Schedules Monday Session With Tony Dungy

Lovie Smith and Tony Dungy stood on opposite sidelines four years ago, vying to become the first African-American coach to win a Super Bowl championship. Dungy and his Colts walked away with the prize that rainy February night in Miami, beating Smith’s Bears 29-17, but there aren’t hard feelings on either end. In fact, Dungy […]