Keeping Lovie Smith With Bears Not a Bad Decision…Yet

January 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The time has come for changes with the Chicago Bears. Everyone knows that. In fact, it is my personal belief that Ron Turner should not have been allowed in a booth with a Chicago Bears headset for two, perhaps three, years now.
The sorry performance by the offense in Super Bowl XLI was the last straw. In my mind, Turner had to go. Lovie had to stay.
It's been three years and the Bears have been dramatically worse. Well, that statement at least holds true for the defensive side of the ball. Still, no unit with the Bears has made it back to a playoff game since then. So a friend on this B/R gig asked me why I was, as a supporter of Lovie Smith, so confident he could return us to the Super Bowl.
Many Bears fans blame Lovie along with Ron Turner and Bob Babich and Jerry Angelo and Ted Phillips and the McCaskeys and Staley the mascot and money and so forth. I agree. All of them, minus Staley the Bear, should take blame for what has happened to this team....

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