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Lovie Smith snapped at a reporter who asked about Mike Martz's future. (Chicago Tribune)
Six Bears, including Jay Cutler, Devin Hester and Julius Peppers, are Pro Bowl alternates. (Chicago Sun-Times)
Making the Pro Bowl is bittersweet for the playoff-less Bears. (ESPN Chicago)
Lineman Edwin Williams signed a two-year contract extension. (Chicago Tribune)
Roy Williams is hoping to re-sign in Chicago. (ESPN Chicago)
They still need to sign special teams coordinator Dave Toub. (Chicago Tribune)
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Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith became testy Wednesday when asked about the future of offensive coordinator Mike Martz.
“What kind of question is that at this time?” Smith said in response to a question of whether Martz will return next season. “What kind of question is that? Why would you ask a question like that anyway?”
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Roy Williams has played for three teams in the last four years, going from the Lions to the Cowboys to the Bears. In 2012 he’d like to stay put. Williams, who becomes an unrestricted free agent in March, told Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times that he wants to re-sign with the Bears. “Most definitely,”…
The Chicago Bears and offensive lineman
Edwin Williams have agreed on a two-year contract extension through
the 2013 season.
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