Posts Tagged ‘Lovie Smith’

LB Lance Briggs Says Lovie Smith is One of Chicago’s Greats

As the Bears get ready to host the Buccaneers and former coach Lovie Smith, linebacker Lance Briggs heaps high praise on his former coach, Jon Greenberg of ESPN Chicago reports. “Lovie should be remembered as one of the great coaches in Chicago,” Briggs said during his Wednesday news conference at Halas Hall. “George Halas. You […]

Bears Can Lovie Smith a Day After Team Misses Postseason

The Bears have fired Head Coach Lovie Smith 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. Smith, who led the Bears to the Super Bowl after the 2006 season, was 81-63 over eight regular seasons […]

Urlacher: “Two of the People I Don’t Care About: Fans or Media”

Brian Urlacher is sidelined by injury, but the Bears linebacker was quick to rally to the defense of coach Lovie Smith after Sunday’s 21-13 loss to the Packers, the Chicago Tribune reports. Appearing Sunday night with sports anchor Lou Canellis on WFLD-Ch. 32, Urlacher bristled when told that fans and the media were being critical […]

Bears Blow Chance of Winning North; Lose to Packers 21-13

Sunday the Bears slide continued, as Chicago fell at home to the Packers 21-13, ending the hopes of a division title and instead shifting the focus to a wild card chase. Jay Cutler threw for just 135 yards on 12-of-21 attempts with a touchdown and an interception for the Bears. Chicago has now lost three […]

2012 NFL Week Eight Preivew – 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 […]

Bears Defense Lowers the Boom on the Rams in 23-6 Win

Eager to get back on the field after their poor outing vs the Packers last Thursday, the Bears defense took out some frustration on Sam Bradford on the Rams Sunday. The result – a rather easy, no-nonsense 23-6 victory at Soldier Field. Major Wright came up with the 45-yard interception return for a touchdown, while […]

Bears Looking For New QB

Bears head coach Lovie Smith admitted last month the club needs to formulate a better plan at the backup quarterback position heading into the 2012 regular season. Caleb Hanie was the Bears backup quarterback in 2011. Hanie made four starts on 2011 after starter Jay Culter was injured. The Bears lost all four games Hanie […]

Smith Says He’s Not Shocked at the Firing of Jerry Angelo

Bears coach Lovie Smith met with the media at the NFL Combine Thursday for the first time after the Bears fired general manager Jerry Angelo. “As far as surprised, I mean, we know in our profession what’s at stake always and changes can happen at any time,” Smith said according to Brad Biggs of the […]

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