Found August 01, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
In an interview with SI’s Peter King Bears GM Phil Emery explains why he fired former HC Lovie Smith. “Part of it was because I really believe looking at a team that if you’re going to have success, the most important relationship is between the head coach and the quarterback.”- Phil Emery Bears GM to Peter King via NFL.com August 1st Emery explained that he wanted a HC to build a rapport with QB Jay Cutler. Although Lovie Smith had much success, Emery didn’t feel confident with Smith’s defensive background. For Emery’s sake and for the Bears’ sake, they better hope that Marc Trestman’s relationship with Jay Cutler brings success. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Phil Emery tells why he fired Lovie Smith appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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  • Emery explained that he wanted a HC to build a rapport with QB Jay Cutler. This is a crock of sh$t. Since when does a HC have to build a rapport with Jay Cutler isn't the other way around. I think Phil Emery has is backwards. Hey Phil how about the time when Jay Cutler walked away from Mike Tice. I guess you call that building a rapport. Right now Cutler is saying all the right things so he will be signed to a long term contract, but you can bet the farm that Cutler is going to have one of his "hissy fits" when things aren't going his way. Cutler doesn't care what he says that because all he's looking for is someone to feel sorry for him. Well Marc Trestman isn't going to take any of Jay Cutler's bull sh$t. Hey Phil the next time Culter has one of his "hissy fits" why don't you sit down with and create some kind of rapoort.
  • I figured Lovie was fired in part because of Jay. Especially when it didn't seem as if Lovie had the ear of management regarding proper protection for Jay Cutler who no doubt voiced his opinion behind Lovie's back to new GM Emery. Trestman IMO is nothing more than a glorified offensive coordinator who has handled Jay in the past. A past when he was at his most successful in Denver. it's make it or break it time for Jay. He will have no one to blame for any failures this time.
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