Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/13/12
What else must Lovie Smith do to win over the Bear’s fans and front office? Don’t become a prisoner of the moment and scoff at the title of this article simply due to the fact the Bears lost to the Texans this past weekend. Lovie Smith has proven to be one of the best coaches in Bear’s franchise history, and he deserves to be rewarded with a long term contract before his current one expires at the end of the 2013 season. It seems that every 2 years or so, Lovie Smith’s contract becomes a hot topic. Chicago fans can never really assume a united stance on Coach Smith, and apparently neither can the front office. Even after the Super Bowl campaign of 2006, Lovie had to fight for a better contract just so he would no longer be the lowest paid coach in the NFL. Let’s give this guy a break already. The Bears are 7-2 this season because they’ve been able to rely on a method that’s been proven to work here in Chicago since before Lovie even arrived: defense, defense, and more defense. It’s...
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