Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 1/8/13

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)
Former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith was the most shocking firing during that black Monday spree that saw seven head coaches get pink slips. Smith is still a hot name and has garnered several interviews since last week.  ESPN is reporting that the Philadelphia Eagles will interview Smith on Thursday. The 4-12 Eagles fired former coach Andy Reid on that memorable Monday. The 54-year-old Smith was fired even though the Bears were 10-6 this season because he could never produce a consistent offense, and he missed the playoffs 5 out of the last 6 seasons. The Eagles will also interview Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians and Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden.
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