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Do you guys think Lovie stays or goes? Has no clue how to put together an offensive staff. Def. is good as usual, but time for a change I think.
Yep, Bears fan here. I thought there have been a few seasons where Lovie Smith would be replaced. The real question has to be who would replace him. Everyone always wants to fire their coach, but when you look around at possible replacements vs., what a guy like Lovie has done it is not an easy fix. Lovie Smith is a heck of a guy..I just don't have a great answer to this.
Eddie George, Simply the best
Diehard Bears fan here... Lovie will stay for several reasons including; dump OC Mike Tice- his play calling is predictable and bland, Bears ownership is very loyal and conservative, the "D" has been very good most of Lovie's tenure, who do we replace him with that can immediately do any better and the Bears are close to the next level... Cutler is not a Super Bowl QB and never will be with his spoiled brat, cry baby, me first attitude!
One huge reason to let Lovie go... cannot beat Green Bay (one victory over GB in his career coaching the Bears).
Bears needs: OL, TE and draft LB to replace aging Urlacher.
This post was edited by Big Daddy3 16 months ago
If you are going to fire a guy, you better have a replacement that is as good or better. I dont see any guys out there that are better. Maybe Cowher.
Here too. I think Lovie stays. What disappoints me the most is the OL. I know it's a dead horse by now but we the fans have seen this for 3 yrs now. However it appears the organization has NOT yet realized its an issue. They continue to bring in OL coaches but don't upgrade players at the position. The games we lost Cutler got beat to death. I truly believe if we upgrade the OL the offense will be better.
Also TE Kellen Davis couldn't catch a cold. Even in Chicago.
This post was edited by mark diaz 16 months ago
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Die hard Bears fan and we need an oline mainly a lt. BU, LB, and JP getting old.
Coyoungin on twitter. Circular square movement.
Well it happened this morning. Let me first say I'm not at all against Lovie being fired, I just don't think he was the problem. Until personnel is upgraded on the OL and TE we will struggle regardless of the coach.
With that said I will now get out a very quick rant.
They fired Lovie, now they need to fire the GM and the Owner because they are as much behind the decision making as Lovie. They are all to be blamed for the lack of an OL. I've said before the fan base goes into every draft waiting for OL selections to see Conte and Jeffrey and others get drafted. I mean for crying out loud last year I was hoping we would draft 5 Olinemen.
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by mark diaz 16 months ago
Lovie's firing a litlle bit of a surprise this morning... really need to fire the piss poor play calling OC Mike Tice and the dumbass GM Phil Emery (last year's draft other than Ashlon Jeffrey was horrible)... Shea McClellin in the first round??? played like a scared deer all season, total waste of 1st round pick... we needed OL and a TE that can actually catch a pass... Kellan Davis has stone hands and that's being nice!
I would love to see Jon Gruden or Bill Cowher here in Chicago, need a HC coach that will kick ass and motivate the talent on the team to beat Green Bay!!!
Come on Lovie Smith.
Browns fans need/ and want you.
id be pissed if my team 'collapsed' to win 10 games....
Fact is they did though, lost to SEA and MIN late in the season, no playoffs. I feel they are better than both of those teams. This is a big boy league. If you start 7-1 you shouldn't be relying on help in week 17 to get in the playoffs.
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