The Bears are headed in the right direction with dismissal of general manager Jerry Angelo and the departure of offensive coordinator Mike Martz.
The angry mob that has stormed the bastille with flaming sticks and pitchforks have finally been heard. General manager Jerry Angelo has been held accountable for allowing the talent on the Bears fall considerably behind those of their divisional counterparts.
Okay, so the decision by Bears president Ted Phillips to fire Angelo probably had little to nothing to do with the fans’ gripes, but I won’t rain on their parade today.
For far too long, Angelo has missed on more draft picks than he has hit on, and a number of other blunders — from botched trades to mishandled paperwork — have led to his departure from the Bears. From players such as Michael Haynes to Mark Bradley, Dan Bazuin to Michael Okwo, and Jarron Gilbert to Juaquin Iglesias, Angelo has missed far too often on prospects selected in the first three rounds of drafts. The fact th...