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Cutler to Have Pins Removed; But Not Likely to Play

Bears coach Lovie Smith confirmed Jay Cutler will have pins removed from his right thumb Tuesday, but it’s highly unlikely the quarterback will return to play in Sunday’s season finale at Minnesota according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. In fact, Smith said he is looking forward to seeing Josh McCown play again after […]

Lovie Sticking With Caleb Hanie Against Packers?

Despite evolving into a turnover-machine, it looks like Caleb Hanie will be the starting signal caller for the Bears on Christmas night in Green Bay, according to head coach Lovie Smith. “Right now, Caleb Hanie is our starting quarterback,” Smith said according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. “He played yesterday, we finished up, we […]

Lovie says not so fast on Martz leaving

Bears coach Lovie Smith was put off by multiple reports that offensive coordinator Mike Martz, in the final year of his contract, will not return in 2012 according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. “If there’s a change that will be made, I’ll be making it, and I definitely haven’t discussed that with anyone,” Smith […]

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 […]

Dungy to Visit Halas Hall Monday for a Session with Smith

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 […]

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