Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/3/12
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First reported by Mike Mulligan on 670 The Score in Chicago, in a move that no one saw coming, Jerry Angelo was fired today as general manager of the Chicago Bears on Tuesday, three days following the season ending victory against the Minnesota Vikings. The Bears finished with an 8-8 after compiling a 7-3 record before Jay Cutler’s broken thumb led to a five game losing streak to drop them from playoff contention.   A press release from the Bears announced that President and CEO Ted Phillips informed Angelo that he would not be returning as the teams’ general manager for the 2012 season. Reports say that the staff at Halas Hall, the Bears’ headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois, was shocked at the news. Jerry Angelo has been the Bears’ General Manager since 2001. Prior to joining the Bears he spent 14 years as Director of Player Personnel for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The team’s record with Angelo as General Manager was 95-81. His teams won 4 division titles, made 2 NFC Championship ...
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