Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 10/20/14

GREEN BAY, WI - SEPTEMBER 13: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears watches warm-ups before a game against the Green Bay Packers on September 13, 2009 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Bears 21-15. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith plans on coaching in 2013 and “is very interested” in the coaching vacancies of the Arizona Cardinals and Buffalo Bills, reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported Monday on NFL Network's "NFL Total Access" that Smith plans to coach in 2013 and is very interested in the Arizona Cardinals and Buffalo Bills’ head-coaching vacancies. Smith spent nine years with the Bears, leading the team to one Super Bowl and multiple playoff appearances. However, Chicago elected to part ways with the veteran coach yesterday after he once again failed to reach the postseason. Smith isn’t interested in taking a year away from football, as he’s hoping to pick right up with a new club in 2013. While it’s unclear if the Cardinals or Bills have interest in Smith, he would seem to be a solid candidate considering his decent track record in Chicago. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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