Chris Spencer

Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

Do you feel the Chicago Bears should replace the entire coaching staff after Monday night’s terrible performance? — Jonathan Dyer, San Francisco

Lot of questions this week along those lines. I will say this. If Lovie Smith were fighting for his job, the loss to San Francisco was the kind of game that could get a coach fired. But firing Smith is not a legitimate topic because the Bears are 7-3. It’s tempting for all of us to overreact every week to whatever happens in the NFL. You have to look at the big picture, which is that the Bears still are well positioned to win 10 or 11 games and make the playoffs. And they will be even if they lose Sunday to the Vikings. If...