Lovie Smith as your next Northwestern head football coach? Seriously? The idea might seem lazy, and even crazy, at first, but the more you think about it, the more it makes sense. We're not the first media outlet to float this idea, and we certainly will not be the last either. Northwestern football fans don't want to hear this, but it's reality- much more pain lies ahead. … [Read more...] about Lovie Smith to Northwestern is Not a Bad Idea at All
The offseason in Chicago usually leaves fans cringing and complaining about what the team did (or didn’t do) to “get better”. This offseason, however, has set the Chicago Bears up to take a huge leap forward this season and for many to come. Part 1: Coaching Staff Part 2: Free Agency Part 3: NFL Draft … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Full Offseason Recap Part 4: Overall
The rush of free agency has come and gone, and the NFL Draft has come to pass with mixed reactions about how the Bears decided to approach their first round pick. Way before all of that happened, the coaching staff was completely gutted and replaced. There’s no doubting the Bears improved this offseason. The question now is “by how much?” … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Full Offseason Recap Part 1: Coaching Staff
Breaking up is hard to do. After a 10-6 season that will leave the Chicago Bears watching the NFL Playoffs from their couches, the team cut their ties with head coach Lovie Smith after 9 seasons. Many players have already voiced their displeasure with GM Phil Emery’s decision to fire Smith. Devin Hester is even threatening retirement now that Lovie will no longer be calling … [Read more...] about Meet the Candidates for the Chicago Bears Head Coach Position
There’s been enough written and said about the job security of Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith. If he’s gone, which is quite likely, time to move forward and think ahead to his replacement. Oregon Ducks head coach Chip Kelly is being recruited by the NFL once again. He turned down the Tampa Bay Buccaneers head job last year and rumors are abound that he’ll replace the … [Read more...] about Chip Kelly a good fit to replace Lovie Smith?
If the Bears fall to Detroit in Week 17, will it be better for the team in the long run? It’s that time of year again Bears fans. No, I’m not talking about making New Year’s preparations and looking forward to a nice long bye week heading into the playoffs. It’s time to look back on what was once a promising season, and hurriedly scramble together a scenario that has the … [Read more...] about Are the Chicago Bears better off losing this Sunday?
Injuries have played a role in the Bears recent struggles. But this version of the Bears yearly collapse has many other factors. One way or another, the Bears always seem to find a way to fall short of their potential. Whether it be injuries, play calling, personnel, or Father Time, every aspect seems to make a yearly appearance at one point or another and derail the … [Read more...] about It’s Deja Vu All Over Again for the Chicago Bears
What else must Lovie Smith do to win over the Bear's fans and front office? Don’t become a prisoner of the moment and scoff at the title of this article simply due to the fact the Bears lost to the Texans this past weekend. Lovie Smith has proven to be one of the best coaches in Bear’s franchise history, and he deserves to be rewarded with a long term contract before his … [Read more...] about The Case for a Lovie Smith Contract Extension