Found December 09, 2012 on Midway Illustrated:
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Perhaps this loss to the Minnesota Vikings is endemic of Lovie Smith's career as a Chicago Bears head coach.  The defense played well, but gave up just enough to lose the game.  The offense showed promise, but never put up enough points to win the football game.   In this loss the full ugliness of Smith's tenure was on display with the defense giving up over 100 yards in the first quarter to Adrian Peterson.  The defense eventually  played better, but the offense was not good enough to score points in key situations.  The offensive line at times protected Jay Cutler, but ultimately failed in helping the Bears run the football.   Before you could blink it was 14-0 Minnesota after a Jay Cutler interception was returned inside Bears territory where Peterson punched it in for his second touchdown of the quarter.  The lethargic effort in the first quarter put the Bears in a hole they could not pull themselves out of based on dropped passes and poor play calling.   ...
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  • Phil Emory please pay attention!! your reluctance to find Offensive lineman has cost the Bears everything, your coaches in ability to adjust to game time situations and recognize talent has killed a once promising season, not to mention terrible play calling from a coach with zero play calling experience. Lovie shows no emotion period! This is Chicago, get a coach that acts like every game is the play offs and every game maybe his last!
    Hopefully this is Lovies last.
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