Posts Tagged ‘Lovie Smith’

Agent: Peppers could visit two others besides Bears

It looks like the Bears might not be the only team that free-agent Julius Peppers visits.

Running back position unsettled in Chicago

The Bears have long been known as a running team. While the addition of QB Jay Cutler last season created more of an emphasis on the passing attack, the collapse of the ground game was surprising and disappointing.

Bears looking for safety help

Bears coach Lovie Smith just addressed the media and said the team will target safeties during the offseason.

Streamlining impacting veteran personnel evaluators

The trend in recent years within NFL front offices towards younger (cheaper) general managers, executives and coaches is not surprising. The cost of doing business is going up, the economy is weak, and while gross revenues for the league are robust, like all businesses, teams have found ways to streamline their operations.

Martz interviewing for Bears’ offensive coordinator job

Mike Martz arrived in Chicago on Friday to interview for the Bears’ offensive coordinator position, NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi confirmed through a league source.

Ex-Bills interim coach Fewell will coach Giants’ D

Perry Fewell will accept the Giants’ offer to be their defensive coordinator, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Fewell scheduled to interview with Bears

Former Bills interim coach Perry Fewell will interview with the Bears on Monday, and is all but certain to receive an offer to become the team’s defensive coordinator.

Fewell could land in Chicago as defensive coordinator

Perry Fewell is the premier candidate to take over as the Bears’ defensive coordinator, according to a league source.

Bears make first change, fire coordinator Turner

The Bears have fired offensive coordinator Ron Turner as expected, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Lovie Smith not among major changes in Chicago

Lovie Smith is almost certain to return as head coach of the Chicago Bears next season, according to league sources, but major changes could be coming for a team that struggled on both sides of the ball and fell short of expectations.

Week 15 injury report: Falcons’ Turner exits early

Michael Vick, DeAngelo Williams and Michael Turner were among the players who sustained injuries in Week 15. Here’s a look around the league.

Bears WR Hester, DT Harris active vs. Cards

Bears WR Devin Hester and DT Tommie Harris will play against the Cardinals, NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora confirmed through a league source.

Roundup: Haley, Pioli need the LJ distraction

Kansas City Star columnist Jason Whitlock writes that the Larry Johnson distraction is just what Haley and general manager Scott Pioli need, and that the problems Johnson is causing are no reason to cut the guy.

Bears not planning on signing Brooks

The Chicago Bears not planning to sign veteran free agent LB Derrick Brooks, according to a league source.

Cutler ‘disappointed’ in performance, vows to improve

NFL Network’s Scott Hanson reported from Lake Forest, Ill., on Wednesday with the latest on, about and from Jay Cutler, who called his Week 1 performance disappointing.

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