Originally written on Players View  |  Last updated 11/18/14

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)

The Chicago Bears stewed with confidence this season after they traded for wide receiver Brandon Marshall and pulled off a pretty nice draft.

With veterans like Jay Cutler and Charles Tillman on deck, there was no reason that they should not have made the playoffs.

But they didn’t and now the zen-like coach Lovie Smith is unemployed.  

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  • Good job Phil and the Mckaskey family. This needed to happen. Think football and leave the good friends thing alone. If Hester want's to retire LET HIM. He lost his ability when Lovie wanted to use him as a reciever. The fans in Chicago are Glad Lovie is gone. He cost us the super-bowl against the Colts because he couldn't see how WEAK Grossman was and didn't try to ajust the defense. Lets move own and don't cry about SPOILED MILK.
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