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  • Angelo should retire before Hanie's offense gets him fired

    Angelo should retire before Hanie's offense gets him fired
    The Bears’ offensive game plan was nearly perfect against Denver on Sunday. The Bears did everything to prevent Caleb Hanie from doing something stupid. Mike Martz figured it out. After saying he wanted to be more aggressive, the pass-happy...
  • Firing on Bears who need to be fired

    Firing on Bears who need to be fired
    The part of the Bears’ season with any meaning is over. Which means the Bears’ firing season can begin. Can we start with Caleb Hanie and Jerry Angelo? Pretty please? In a game where the Bears’ starting quarterback threw three...
  • NFL playoffs reveal more reasons to fire Lovie

    One thing we learned from this weekend’s NFL playoff games: Lovie Smith was lucky he didn’t get the Jerry Angelo treatment. Angelo was fired after somebody finally looked at his lousy draft history and failure to insure the most important...
  • Tice's exit would just add to the Bears' sitcom

    Tice's exit would just add to the Bears' sitcom
    If Mike Tice leaves to coach the Oakland Raiders,the Bears would have all kinds of bad news. Or, looking at it another way, the Bears would have all kinds of typical Bears news. The Bears thought they were looking for just a passing game coordinator/...
  • Good news: No Cutler F-bombs at new QB coach

    Good news: No Cutler F-bombs at new QB coach
    Jeremy Bates figures to be the Bears’ passing game chief with the title of quarterbacks coach, sort of opposite the way that Phil Emery seems to be the chief scout with the title of general manager. The most obvious thing that makes this a terrific...
  • Bears eliminated from playoffs with loss to Packers

    Bears eliminated from playoffs with loss to Packers
    GREEN BAY — It wasn't too long ago, back when the Bears were trying to make a go of it with Rex Grossman, that a high-ranking team official said just wait, the balance of power in the NFC North would shift once Brett Favre retired. Well, the future...
  • The lesson from Josh McHanie

    The lesson from Josh McHanie
    I’ve been waiting for a “gotcha,’’ but I guess it’s true and official: Bears coach Lovie Smith named Josh McCown to lose to the Packers on Christmas night. Smith admitted he hasn’t seen a lot from McCown, and what&...
  • Bears head into uncertain offseason after ending 5-game skid

    Bears head into uncertain offseason after ending 5-game skid
    MINNEAPOLIS — Now the hard work begins. The Bears ended a five-game losing streak that crippled a promising season, edging the NFC North cellar-dwelling Vikings 17-13 on Sunday at the Metrodome and setting the stage for a pivotal offseason....
  • Martz resigns as Bears' offensive coordinator

    Martz resigns as Bears' offensive coordinator
    General manager Jerry Angelo isn’t the only prominent Chicago Bears figure who won’t return in 2012. Also out is offensive coordinator Mike Martz, who resigned Tuesday morning after a meeting with coach Lovie Smith.   A source told the...
  • WATCH LIVE: Chicago Bears Announce GM Jerry Angelo's Firing At Press Conference

    WATCH LIVE: Chicago Bears Announce GM Jerry Angelo's Firing At Press Conference
    What a news day for Chicago sports fans. In a somewhat uncharacteristic move, the Chicago Bears made big management changes today. General Manager Jerry Angelo has been relieved of his duties. Offensive Coordinator Mike Martz resigned from his position,...
  • Bears analysis: Still searching for a 1,000-yard receiver

    Bears analysis: Still searching for a 1,000-yard receiver
    5th in a 10-part series How dysfunctional are the Chicago Bears at wide receiver? In two seasons under pass-happy Mike Martz, they couldn’t come up with a 1,000-yard receiver. If that’s not a sign something is wrong, it ought to be. Martz,...