Posted December 31, 2012 on chi.scout.com
PLAYERS: Kyle AdamsLovie Smith
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
Bears tight end Kyle Adams is still searching for answers following a disappointing season in which Chicago failed to make the playoffs and, ultimately, cost Lovie Smith his job.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Potential Chicago Bears offseason moves in 2013

Too little, too late is all can be said about how the Chicago Bears ended the 2012 season at 10-6 and now the potential Chicago Bears offseason moves need to be assessed. What will the Chicago Bears do to get better in the 2013 season? The first place to look to where they need to improve, is by examining the players that will be possibly be saying sayonara to the Chicago Bears in...

Bears fire Lovie Smith after nine seasons

Several other coaches have already fallen on "Black Monday," but none more surprising than Lovie Smith. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports the now-former Bears coach has been fired after nine seasons. The news is surprising given that Smith is coming off a 10-6 season and has accumulated an 81-63 career record, including a Super Bowl appearance. However, his downfall...

Chicago Bears 2012 Season in Review: What Went Right, What Went Wrong

The 2012-13 season was yet another disappointing season, to say the least, for Chicago Bears fans. Bears fans saw their team become the first since 1996 to miss the playoffs after starting the season 7-1. I, along with many other fans, was very optimistic about the Bears’ playoff chances at the beginning of the season. Jay Cutler was healthy, we finally had a true number one receiver...

Devin Hester considering retirement

According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, with the news of  Bears head coach Lovie Smith getting fired today. wide receiver/kick returner Devin Hester says he’s considering retirement. Emotional Devin Hester says he is considering retiring from NFL. — Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) December 31, 2012 I’m not sure how serious Hester is.  He could be just speaking out of emotion...

NFL Coroner's Report: Chicago Bears Autopsy

A total of 15 teams remained standing as the clock struck 1 PM EST on Sunday afternoon, the day before New Year's Eve.From there, in three or four hour increments, that list whittled down to the mandated 12 necessary to form a playoff pool.We here at the Football Nation Medical Examiner's Office know how difficult this last week of post-mortem examination can be.Well, not...

Lovie Smith out as Chicago Bears coach after nine seasons

The Chicago Bears have fired coach Lovie Smith, who has been with the team for the past nine seasons, according to Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune. Despite starting the season 7-1 the Bears missed the playoffs for the second consecutive season, finishing third in the NFC North with a 10-6 record. Under Smith the Bears remained a defense first minded team and never developed an...

Chicago Bears Needed to Move On From Lovie Smith

I started writing a recap of every team in the NFL. I was going to rip most teams to shreds and really only give like…three teams any credit whatsoever (Broncos, Patriots, 49ers if you’re really that curious). I was building my list alphabetically. I mocked the Cardinals. I gave credit to like, one-fifth of the Falcons. If The post Chicago Bears Needed to Move On From Lovie...

Devin Hester Considering Retirement

Bears wideout Devin Hester is pondering retirement, according to the Chicago Tribune.Fantasy Spin:When asked if football is still as fun for him as it used to be, Hester said, "It's not." If this is it for the 30-year-old, he'll go down as one of the finest return men in league history. Hester's 13 punt return touchdowns are a league record.

Doc Rivers ‘Really Disappointed’ With Lovie Smith Getting Fired ‘Because Somebody Else Lost’

Doc Rivers has always stuck up for fellow members of the coaching community. He’s also a Chicago native. So it was doubly hard for him on Monday when he heard that longtime Bears coach Lovie Smith had been sacked. Despite an 81-63 record in nine years in Chicago, and a win in the final game of the season, Smith was sent packing Monday. The Bears failed to make the playoffs when...

Can't Buy Me Lovie

So the Bears won yesterday and finished 10-6 on the year, a 2-game improvement upon 2011. Normally this doesn't get your coach fired, but when the coach has been there for 9 seasons and has only put together back-to-back winning seasons once, normal doesn't apply. So the Bears owners (maybe management) did what I'd say 99% of Bears fans wanted and fired Lovie today. These...

Bears 26, Lions 24

DETROIT -- Jay Cutler passed for 257 yards, including a 60-yard touchdown to Earl Bennett, and the Chicago Bears forced four turnovers as they kept their playoff hopes alive with a 26-24 win over the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on Sunday. Matt Forte rushed for 103 yards and scored a touchdown and while Olindo Mare kicked four field goals for the Bears (10-6), who needed a Green...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.