Mike Ditka: Bears firing of Lovie Smith 'ridiculous'
at 07:59 a.m.; Updated: Jan. 1, 2013 at 08:17 a.m.. Friend(s) Email Your Email Send Email. By Kevin Patra NFL.com. More Columns >. Legendary Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka called coach Lovie Smith's firing "ridiculous" after the team's 10-6 season.
Firing Lovie Smith gives Chicago the chance to regain the identity it had in the first half of the season. That identity got the Bears a 7-1 record. Along the way they forgot who they were and had an epic second-half collapse losing five out of six at
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears reached the Super Bowl under coach Lovie Smith and consistently boasted a formidable defense. However, they missed the playoffs too many times, never solved their problems on offense and even after a
With all the coaches expected to be fired Monday, Lovie Smith's name got lost in the mix. The Bears won 10 games, including a Week 17 get-together with the Lions, but missed the playoffs for the second straight year. And CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La
After being fired on Monday, former Bears head coach Lovie Smith has already drawn interest from four teams.