Posts Tagged ‘lovie-smith’

Bears and Head Coach Lovie Smith Agree on Two-Year Extension

The Bears and head coach Lovie Smith agreed to terms Friday on a two-year contract extension through the 2013 season. “I have the best job in the National Football League. I’ve said that every time I’ve been asked, and to get a chance to continue to coach here is special,” Smith said while attending the […]

Extension for Bears Coach Lovie Smith in the Works

Bears head coach Lovie Smith wants a contract extension but, as is his style, he has been expressing this desire with hints rather than demands. Michael C. Wright of ESPNChicago.com reports that, according to Bears GM Jerry Angelo, an extension is in the works. “We very much want to extend Lovie, and the job that […]

Eight Emotional Reasons Why the Bears Will Beat the Seahawks

Every week here, I break down opposing teams’ strengths, weaknesses and statistical rankings in an attempt to rationalize why the Bears will or won’t have success against a particular team. Most of the time, I royally suck at this. For example, there’s the time I predicted… A low-scoring affair with the Jets, only to watch […]

Bears Starters Play 60 Minutes; Still Fall to Packers 10-3

Good for you, Lovie. All week long, Bears fans implored Lovie Smith to play his starters against the hated Pack, who were fighting for their playoff lives. Lovie delivered a 60-minute effort by his starters, especially his defense, which held the explosive Green Bay offense to 10 points. But the Bears offense struggled mightily too, […]

Lovie Smith, if You Are Listening – Play Your Starters vs. the Packers

Dear Coach Lovie, Remember that day 7 years ago when you were introduced as head coach of the greatest sports franchise in the galaxy? You made a bold proclamation that took many Bears fans by surprise when you stated that “our number one priority is to beat Green Bay.” Well, Lovie, I’m proud to say […]

Could one of these Ex-Bears replace Lovie Smith in 2011?

Could former Bears QB Jim Harbaugh leave Saturdays, Stanford to coach Chicago on Sundays? On Friday, Yahoo! Sports identified the 11 NFL head coaches on the hottest seats for the remainder of 2010. Not surprisingly, Lovie Smith’s name appeared on the list. Here’s what the article said about Chicago’s most embattled coach… If the current […]

Bears must make the postseason for Smith to keep his job

Lovie Smith was living it all up in the 2006-07 NFL season. After struggling in 2004, Smith helped build the Bears up behind Rex Grossman, Thomas Jones, Brian Urlacher, Lance Briggs, and company to the playoffs the next year. They would, however, fall to the Carolina Panthers. The next year, Chicago went on a undefeated […]

Bears-Chargers Game Has Intriguing Storylines

The first preseason game is all about making a positive first impression. But the Bears Saturday night game versus the Chargers offers some intriguing storylines too. Consider the game will be the first time… Lovie Smith gets to see his shiny new defensive monster, Julius Peppers, harass an opposing QB. This one just so happens […]