Bears Coach Lovie Smith = The Reason Chicago Is Parting with Alex Brown

March 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Chicago Bears have not been subtle in their attempt to move starting defensive end Alex Brown.
It was rumored early on that he was being shopped around.
Then Lovie Smith confirmed it at the NFL Owners meetings last Wednesday that Brown was available if the price was right.
Since then, it seems that the Bears threw logic to the wind.
They let on that if they could not find a suitable deal, they will probably just release him outright.
The Bears have even gone as far as telling Brown to not come to voluntary workouts, which started yesterday.
But why some ask?
Once Brown leaves, the Bears remaining options at DE are the following:
- Julius Peppers: A free agent pick up that has excited the city of Chicago. He should be a beast and constantly command double teams.
- Mark Anderson: A fifth year player who has contributed 21.5 sacks over his career... 12 of which came in his rookie campaign. So then, he has sacked the QB 9.5 times over the pa...

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